New guidance to help the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry work successfully together.
Pharmaceutical companies are doing everything in their power to avoid disruption to the supply of medicines in all Brexit scenarios. This includes increasing stocks of medicine in the UK, changing supply routes, transferring medicine licenses and duplicating testing in the EU.
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.
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. We won’t rest until people around the world see a brighter tomorrow.
The ABPI has produced this sourcebook to support pharmaceutical companies in working successfully and collaboratively with patients and patient organizations.
The UK Life Sciences Industrial Strategy should be required reading for every healthcare leader in the UK. It makes clear that the NHS must be an active participant with industry in delivering the shared objective of outstanding patient outcomes.
Millions of people wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for life-changing science. And many more wouldn't be living the lives they do.
11 October 2019
The Department for Transport has today announced details of the freight capacity it has secured to prepare for a 'no-deal' Brexit.
10 October 2019
In a speech today, Jeremy Corbyn highlighted concerns about the price of medicines, and reiterated Labour's proposals for compulsory licensing.
03 October 2019
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced new restrictions on the exportation of certain drugs at risk of shortage.
27 September 2019
The National Audit Office (NAO) has publish a new report – Exiting the EU: supplying the health and social care sectors – into the progress made by the DHSC, working with others, to secure continuity of supply for health and social care sectors should the UK depart the EU without a deal on 31 October.
09 October 2019
The short answer is, no – but for those wanting a more complete explanation, read on...
04 October 2019
ABPI President Haseeb Ahmad spoke at the Enterprise Forum at Conservative Party Conference 2019.