Lancaster University initiative set to educate future Doctors on prescribing physical activity

A new scheme has been adopted by Lancaster University to embed physical activity into the training for medical students which has been showcased at a national and international level. Lancaster Medical School was the first school in the UK to fully adopt the involvement of Movement For Movement physical activity resources into the undergraduate programme

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UK government aims to include biosimilars in price controls

The government has launched consultation on proposed changes to the statutory scheme for pharmaceutical pricing that would include biosimilars in the scope of its price controls. The statutory scheme covers those companies who don’t sign on to the voluntary Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS). To coincide with the new PPRS scheme, expected to come into

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Government confirms that boys in England will receive HPV jab

Boys in England will be vaccinated against the human papilloma virus in line with recent recommendations from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The vaccine will protects men from HPV-related diseases, which include oral, throat, penile and anal cancer. Whilst also helping to reduce the overall number of cervical cancers in women through

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