Medicines are transforming our lives like never before. Our manifesto for the General Election sets out what we believe the next Government needs to do.
We're supporting World Antibiotic Awareness Week and looking at what companies are doing to fight back against superbugs.
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.
14 November 2019
We have launched our General Election manifesto calling on all parties to ensure that their policies support UK science and research and help maintain the UK’s position as a global leader in medicines and vaccines development into the future.
05 November 2019
The Smith-Reid review into science and research funding post-Brexit has been published with recommendations for how the UK Government can promote an exciting, well-resourced vision for international collaboration in research and innovation.
01 November 2019
NHS England has today published a draft commercial framework setting out more operational detail on commercial arrangements with industry. There will now be an engagement process to make sure that the final framework is informed by a broad range of views.
24 October 2019
NHS England has announced it has secured an agreement with Vertex to make available all three of their UK-licensed cystic fibrosis medicines.
15 November 2019
The ABPI's President Haseeb Ahmad has written a comment piece on the launch of our 2020 Manifesto for Medicine.
09 October 2019
The short answer is, no – but for those wanting a more complete explanation, read on...