What are new antibiotics really worth?

Antibiotics worth

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest challenges of our time, but few new antibiotics are currently in development. The NHS is testing the world’s first subscription-style payment model in an attempt to change this

Fighting to slow the rise of medical fraud

Medical image manipulation

Image manipulation has been a part of modern life for years, but when medical images are being manipulated, lives and livelihoods could be at stake

How the connected lab can transform drug development

pharmacy tech

Automation is already showing great potential in helping researchers cut wasted time and increase productivity

What is a dermatologist?

The alarmingly small number of qualified dermatologists in the UK must be addressed, along with a widespread misunderstanding of what they actually do

Why buyers’ clubs are the last option for desperate families

How an ongoing pricing battle between the NHS and an American biopharmaceutical giant led to a buyers’ club for cystic fibrosis drugs in the UK

Better patient compliance could save millions

Digital medicine could provide the answer to the costly questions of patient compliance and failure to follow medical advice correctly

Why won’t doctors prescribe medical cannabis?

illustration man reaching for cannabis leaf

Despite last year’s change in the law legalising the supply of medical cannabis, NHS patients in need are still being refused prescriptions

Pill journey along complex supply chains

New technologies, such as the cloud and artificial intelligence, have transformed pharmaceutical supply chains from materials supplier to manufacturer, wholesaler to pharmacy and on to patients