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.
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.
03 February 2020
The UK Government and the European Commission have today set out their proposed approaches to negotiations over the future relationship between the EU and the UK.
28 January 2020
In a week that has seen a Global Talent visa launched, the ABPI has welcomed the Government’s ambition to build a future immigration system which supports the UK’s thriving life sciences sector.
17 February 2020
The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee is investigating how Scotland’s medicines supply and demand system works. For us, it’s an opportunity to raise the importance of poor patient adherence and explain why we believe it must be a public health priority.
11 February 2020
The ABPI’s Research, Medical and Innovation team is holding its first member conference this week on increasing trust in pharmaceutical industry research. Dr Sheuli Porkess outlines one of the ABPI’s priorities – the drive for research to be open, accessible and understandable.