In the UK, companies set prices and their profits are regulated by the Government through the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS), jointly negotiated by the pharmaceutical industry and Government.
We have an interactive Resources for Schools website, with curriculum linked science content for students, teachers and parents.
The ABPI supports the training of medical representatives through distance learning and offers exams for representatives that comply with the ABPI Code of Practice requirements. Information on the exam is provided on the ABPI Exams website.
The ABPI Research, Medical and Innovation Team works to improve the UK environment for the research, development and manufacturing of medicines.
Medicines and vaccines have helped deliver incredible improvements in patient health. History shows us the great advances we have made – today we continue to see the potential to eradicate disease and improve health outcomes when we invest in science and adopt and use new medicines. Here is a snapshot of some of the key measures by which our industry develops medicines and the context in which this takes place.