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27 November 2014  Rachel Myers
Official beta launch of UK Life Sciences web portal
By Rachel Myers @ 17:53 :: 27 Views

A new UK Life Sciences web portal has been launched to provide a single access point to the UK Life Sciences landscape. It provides an online platform to allow UK and international companies, associations, academia and R&D organisations to connect.

The initiative is led by UKTI’s Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) and the Office for Life Sciences (OLS) – in collaboration with data partners, stakeholders and industry.

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10 November 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Changes to NHS Prescription Services for Part IX listings
By Rebecca Bellars @ 09:39 :: 63 Views

As agreed by the Department of Health and the Part IX Drug Tariff Forum, on 1 December 2014 NHS Prescription Services will be implementing a new application process for Part IX listings in the NHS England and Wales Drug Tariff. Please note that after 31 January 2015 the old DT1 form will be obsolete and any applications made using this form will not be processed.

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04 November 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Big changes to BIS Civil Service
By Rebecca Bellars @ 12:07 :: 38 Views

Sir John O’Reilly has announced his resignation as director-general for knowledge and innovation at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

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03 November 2014  Rebecca Bellars
DfID: New British Ebola labs to help stop spread of virus
By Rebecca Bellars @ 16:50 :: 76 Views

Three new British Ebola laboratories will speed up diagnosis times across Ebola-struck Sierra Leone

Britain is building and staffing three new laboratories in Ebola-struck Sierra Leone which will speed up the time taken to diagnose the disease and help to stop its spread across the country

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03 November 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Professor Sir Michael Rawlins appointed Chair of Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
By Rebecca Bellars @ 16:41 :: 71 Views

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency today announced the appointment of Professor Sir Michael Rawlins as its new Chair.  He will take up post formally from 1 December 2014 and his appointment will be for three years.

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24 October 2014  Rebecca Bellars
NHS Leaders set out vision for healthcare in England
By Rebecca Bellars @ 10:04 :: 70 Views

Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England has published a Five Year Forward View (5YFV). 

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24 October 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Tony Young to be the National Clinical Director for Innovation
By Rebecca Bellars @ 09:44 :: 103 Views

NHS England has announced the appointment of a new National Clinical Director for Innovation, Professor Tony Young PhD, FRCS (Urol).

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20 October 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Ed Miliband commits Labour to a one-week cancer test guarantee funded by new levy on tobacco firms
By Rebecca Bellars @ 09:05 :: 137 Views

On Saturday 18th, Ed Miliband pledged that a Labour government would guarantee that NHS patients in England will wait no longer than one week for cancer tests and results by 2020.

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15 October 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Genomics England Chooses 10 Firms for Next Evaluation Stage of UK's 100,000 Genomes Project
By Rebecca Bellars @ 18:02 :: 167 Views

Genomics England, the company leading the UK’s 100,000 Genomes Project, has released details of those companies that distinguished themselves in its annotation assessment exercise.

Genomics England is committed to kick-starting the development of a UK genomics industry and this assessment exercise is part of that aim, as well as to evaluate and select potential service providers for the 100,000 Genomes Project.

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15 October 2014  Rachel Myers
New Dry Ice "Class 9" Shipping Labels - effective October 1, 2014
By Rachel Myers @ 15:48 :: 149 Views

For those who ship samples with dry ice, please note a change to the UN1845 sticker requirements. This is effective as of 1st October 2014.

See linked pdf document for details.

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