NHS to help design 10 ‘healthy new towns’ to Tackle Challenges such as Obesity and Dementia

NHS England will be helping to design 10 ‘healthy new towns’ across the country in collaboration with Public Health England, with the aim of developing new solutions to key healthcare challenges within the country such as obesity and dementia. The plan stipulates more than 76,000 new homes with potential capacity for around 170,000 residents will

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NICE Increases Access to Ankylosing Spondylitis Therapy

Cost regulators for the NHS England and Wales have expanded treatment options for patients with ankylosing spondylitis. NICE has now published guidelines recommending TNF-alpha inhibitors -adalimumab (AbbVie’s Humira), certolizumab pegol (UCB Pharma’s Cimzia), etanercept (Pfizer’s Enbrel), golimumab (MSD’s Simponi) and infliximab (MSD’s Remicade, Napp Pharmaceuticals’ Remsima, and Hospira’s Inflectra) – for the condition. The drugs

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NHS Cancer Patients Gain Access to Four New Therapies

NICE has issued final recommendations endorsing NHS use of new therapies for ovarian cancer, multiple myeloma and prostate cancer, although they have rejected one for gastric cancer. AstraZeneca’s Lynparza has won backing as a maintenance treatment for patients with relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancer. The drug targets cancers in adults testing positive

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Would you Like a Complimentary Copy of our 2016 Salary Survey?

Only Medics, part of the Clinical Professionals Group, are delighted to announce that our 2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey is complete and available for delivery. Nine months in the making, the survey was launched with the aim to analyse industry salaries, coms/benefits for core roles throughout the Life Sciences industry (pharma/biotech/CRO):   •    Clinical Research •    Regulatory

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Merry Christmas from Only Medics

Only Medics will be closed from the afternoon of the 24th December 2015 until Friday 1st January 2016. Only Medics and the Clinical Professionals Group have had a very successful and eventful past 12 months: •    Record year for placements •    The introduction of a acclaimed Junior Assessment Centres for graduates looking to get into

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