Historically the process of finding a new vaccine has been long and complex. But as organisations work together and new technologies like AI emerge, in some cases we might be able to develop them faster.
The UK has robust measures in place to ensure that medicines and vaccines are both clinically and cost effective before they can be used in the NHS.
The ABPI has produced this sourcebook to support pharmaceutical companies in working successfully and collaboratively with patients and patient organisations.
Illness never sleeps. It grows, mutates and causes pain and suffering. Disease never takes a break, so neither do we. Because people fighting disease deserve the best chance to live.
Medicines and vaccines are some of the most important ways we have to fight disease on a global scale and keep people fit and healthy.
19 February 2020
The UK Government has launched a new points-based immigration system which will assign points for specific skills, qualifications, salaries or professions. The new rules are set to take effect from 1 January 2021.
06 February 2020
The UK Government has published its proposed approach to negotiations for Free Trade Agreements with other ‘priority partners’, besides the EU.
05 February 2020
The Welsh NHS Confederation and the ABPI Cymru Wales have launched a toolkit to support joint working between the pharmaceutical industry and NHS Wales.
03 February 2020
The UK Government and the European Commission have today set out their proposed approaches to negotiations over the future relationship between the EU and the UK.
19 February 2020
The new GP contract will change how vaccines are delivered and paid for in primary care. It’s the most significant overhaul in decades and is a step in the right direction to improving vaccination coverage across England.
17 February 2020
The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee is investigating how Scotland’s medicines supply and demand system works. For us, it’s an opportunity to raise the importance of poor patient adherence and explain why we believe it must be a public health priority.