Historically the process of finding a new vaccine has been long and complex. But as organisations work together and new technologies like AI emerge, in some cases we might be able to develop them faster.
The UK has robust measures in place to ensure that medicines and vaccines are both clinically and cost effective before they can be used in the NHS.
The ABPI has produced this sourcebook to support pharmaceutical companies in working successfully and collaboratively with patients and patient organisations.
Illness never sleeps. It grows, mutates and causes pain and suffering. Disease never takes a break, so neither do we. Because people fighting disease deserve the best chance to live.
Medicines and vaccines are some of the most important ways we have to fight disease on a global scale and keep people fit and healthy.
27 February 2020
The UK Government has set out its approach to negotiations for the Future Relationship with the EU.
19 February 2020
The UK Government has launched a new points-based immigration system which will assign points for specific skills, qualifications, salaries or professions. The new rules are set to take effect from 1 January 2021.
06 February 2020
The UK Government has published its proposed approach to negotiations for Free Trade Agreements with other ‘priority partners’, besides the EU.
05 February 2020
The Welsh NHS Confederation and the ABPI Cymru Wales have launched a toolkit to support joint working between the pharmaceutical industry and NHS Wales.
20 February 2020
Professor Derralynn Hughes is Professor of experimental haematology based at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and University College London, and an expert on a group of rare diseases called lysosomal disorders.
20 February 2020
February is Raynaud’s awareness month. Physiotherapist and Parkinson’s dance teacher Liz Hooks has the condition and for her, a little kindness and the offer of some hot water would go a long way to help manage it.