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Moderna Announces Primary Efficacy Analysis in Phase 3 COVE Study for Its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate and Filing Today with U.S. FDA for Emergency Use Authorization

Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients, today announced that the primary efficacy analysis of the Phase 3 study of mRNA-1273 conducted on 196 cases confirms the high efficacy observed at the first interim analysis. The data analysis indicates [...]

By |2020-11-30T14:40:38+00:00November 30th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

La Roche-Posay Presents the New Acne Diagnostic Tool Powered by Artificial Intelligence

Effaclar SpotScan is the result of 2 years of work with support of renewed dermatologists and using the global acne evaluation scale (GEA) analysing over 6000 of pictures from different phototypes and ethnicities   Effaclar SpotScan UK has been approved and recommended by the Primary care Dermatology Society (PCDS). Patients simply take 3 selfie pictures [...]

By |2020-11-24T14:43:41+00:00November 24th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Dermatology Webinar Series

With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing disruption on a global basis, Thornton & Ross is delighted to support this series of free and accredited webinars that will contribute to your learning and development programme. The next of these takes place on Tuesday 24th November and is titled, ‘Diabetes and Mobility Explained’. This webinar is CPD [...]

By |2020-11-19T12:20:20+00:00November 19th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

PDA supports campaign to protect all Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence

This National Respect for Shopworkers Week (16-22 November), the PDA supports the retail workers union, Usdaw, with their petition that asks the government to enact legislation to protect retail workers from violence, threats and abuse. The PDA has a longstanding campaign to end violence in pharmacies, including campaigning to stop violent incidents in community pharmacy. This [...]

By |2020-11-17T15:37:16+00:00November 17th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

New Advice to Help New Parents During the Pandemic

Paediatricians, health visitors and GPs have joined forces to produce guidance for parents who are worried about their new baby. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has joined forces with the British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM – part of the RCPCH), the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), and the Royal College [...]

By |2020-11-12T17:26:05+00:00November 12th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

A Call to Healthcare Professionals and the Public to Report Suspected Side-Effects this #MedSafetyWeek

The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) is participating in the fifth annual social media campaign called #MedSafetyWeek to raise awareness about the importance of reporting suspected side effects from medicines to the national regulator. The theme of the campaign is ‘every report counts’ and can help others in the future. This #MedSafetyWeek patients and carers, [...]

By |2020-11-02T11:47:45+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Regional News, WPA Awards|0 Comments

Welsh political parties called on to commit to pharmacy in 2021

RPS Wales has set out its key asks to improve patient care in its manifesto ahead of the 2021 Welsh Parliament elections. The document, A Manifesto for Pharmacy in Wales, calls on political parties to commit to improving patient care by investing in the growth and sustainability of pharmacy in Wales.   The Welsh Manifesto outlines [...]

By |2020-10-28T15:38:38+00:00October 28th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Diabetes: Change for the Better

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Northern Ireland has increased by 62.5 per cent in the last decade, according to analysis released by the Diabetes UK Northern Ireland in 2018. With renal and cardiovascular outcomes also drawing enhanced concern, the necessity of greater intervention has been sparked. Anna Strzelecka, SAS Doctor in Diabetes [...]

By |2020-10-28T11:07:15+00:00October 27th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Why are the UK public avoiding their GP?

Over half of the UK say that Covid-19 has made them more likely to try and diagnose their own symptoms instead of consulting a healthcare professional, a YouGov study conducted on behalf of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, has found. The new analysis, based on a survey of more that 2,000 UK residents, shows that many [...]

By |2020-10-14T09:39:18+00:00October 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

PDA Union respond to Rowlands announcement

The PDA will be supporting members affected by the announcement made by Rowlands Pharmacy about yet another so-called “transformation programme” by a pharmacy multiple, which pharmacists will recognise as “cuts”. Rowlands management team announced on 5 October 2020 that they intend to make changes to store opening hours, cut contracted hours of work and implement [...]

By |2020-10-07T09:26:17+00:00October 7th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments
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