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July 26, 2018
How will Matt Hancock’s healthcare priorities benefit the NHS?

Last week, health and social care secretary Matt Hancock gave his first speech at West Suffolk Hospital where he revealed three key priorities for the NHS: technology, workforce and prevention.
Speaking before the Health and Social Care Committee yesterday, he also gave more information on the work he intends to do.
So what do the priorities mean for the health service?
Technology focus

July 11, 2018
The European anti-counterfeiting measures will come into force in February. Léa Legraien gives pharmacists all the information they need to make sure they’re ready

The European anti-counterfeiting measures will come into force in February. Lea Legraien gives pharmacists all the information they need to make sure they’re ready 
The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) will come into force on 9 February 2019 in the UK, as mandated by the European Commission (EC), to tackle counterfeit medicines and improve patient safety.

March 2, 2018
Helapet are excited to announce the release of the new 2018 Product Catalogue

The new 52- page edition includes a host of new sterile and non-sterile products including triple-bagged consumables, our extended range of sterile multi-pack syringes, new 7L size sterile sharps bins and more.


The catalogue pages feature further helpful product and ordering information including handy size charts for our All-in-one Cleanroom Suits, Berner gowns and Tyvek® Lab Coats.


January 5, 2016
The ‘traditional’ drug cupboard makes way for intelligent and automated medicine storage cabinet with impressive results
October 30, 2015
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is part of a UK based consortium developing technologies that will spearhead the commercialisation of intelligent pharmaceutical packaging

The project titled ‘REMEDIES’, launched in 2014 and due for completion March 2018, is headed by GlaxoSmithKline with research led by the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing. It brings together key players in the pharmaceutical supply chain to bring new emerging technologies to market that have the potential to improve medicine manufacturing and supply and offer more personalised, faster and cheaper drug delivery.


February 12, 2010
Pharmaceutical companies have turned to technology to convince governments and insurers their products are cost-effective and produce results, according to a report.


July 8, 2009
Pharmaceutical giant unveils start-of-the-art facility to develop new manufacturing technology


October 20, 2008
Radical new way to tackle cancer sees cell-sized polymer bubbles filled with anticancer drugs


September 1, 2008
RPSGB joins forces with Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences for tablet technology course


February 12, 2008
Preliminary results on staff perceptions of approaches to innovative robotics and software for oncology compounding offer an interesting insight into human factors related to technology implementation


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