New video tells story of pharmacy teams rising up to save lives

A video celebrating the dedication of pharmacy teams across the UK in the face of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across social media. Created by the National Pharmacy Association, the video is based on the hit song, Rise Up, and features pharmacists and pharmacy staff from across the country. Health Secretary Matt Hancock posted a message to accompany [...]

By |2020-06-01T16:34:26+00:00June 1st, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

British Journal of Ophthalmology Publishes Strong EyeArt Accuracy Results

Researchers from Moorfields Eye Hospital, Homerton NHS Trust, and University College London find EyeArt System to have 100% sensitivity in detecting vision-threatening retinopathy LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#NHS--Eyenuk, Inc. announced today that the British Journal of Ophthalmology published the research paper titled “Diagnostic Accuracy of Diabetic Retinopathy Grading by An Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Algorithm Compared with a Human [...]

By |2020-05-26T10:32:10+00:00May 26th, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on British Journal of Ophthalmology Publishes Strong EyeArt Accuracy Results

Scientist.com and UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre Host Webinar Series on Overcoming Challenges Facing UK Biobanks

Webinar series brings together key stakeholders within the UK biobank community to discuss ongoing challenges SAN DIEGO & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#fasterscience--Scientist.com, the pharma industry’s leading marketplace for outsourced research, announced today that it has joined with the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) to host a panel of experts to discuss current challenges in UK [...]

By |2020-05-26T10:32:09+00:00May 26th, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on Scientist.com and UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre Host Webinar Series on Overcoming Challenges Facing UK Biobanks

Blue Earth Diagnostics CEO Jonathan Allis Appointed Chair of UK Rapid Testing Consortium (UK-RTC) for COVID-19 by UK Department of Health and Social Care

OXFORD, England & BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blue Earth Diagnostics, a Bracco company focused on molecular imaging diagnostics, today announced that its CEO, Dr Jonathan Allis, has been appointed as Chair of the UK Rapid Testing Consortium (UK-RTC) for COVID-19 by the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). The UK-RTC has been formed to draw [...]

By |2020-05-26T10:32:08+00:00May 26th, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on Blue Earth Diagnostics CEO Jonathan Allis Appointed Chair of UK Rapid Testing Consortium (UK-RTC) for COVID-19 by UK Department of Health and Social Care

Eyenuk Successfully Fulfills Contract Awarded by Public Health England for Artificial Intelligence Grading of Retinal Images

60,000 Patient Image Sets from 6 Different Diabetic Eye Screening Programmes Analyzed Using EyeArt AI Eye Screening System LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#ai4healthcare--Eyenuk, Inc., a global artificial intelligence (AI) medical technology and services company and the leader in real-world applications for AI Eye Screening™, announced that it has successfully fulfilled the contract awarded by Public Health England [...]

By |2020-05-26T10:32:07+00:00May 26th, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on Eyenuk Successfully Fulfills Contract Awarded by Public Health England for Artificial Intelligence Grading of Retinal Images

UK Nutritional Bar Market was Valued $ 1.1 Billion in 2019 & is Projected to Cross $ 1.5 Billion by 2025 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "UK Nutritional Bar Market, By Product Type (Breakfast Bars, Snack Bars, Protein Bars & Others), By Distribution Channel, By Company, By Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. UK nutritional bar market was valued $ 1.1 billion in 2019 and is projected to cross $ 1.5 billion [...]

By |2020-05-26T10:32:06+00:00May 26th, 2020|WH News|Comments Off on UK Nutritional Bar Market was Valued $ 1.1 Billion in 2019 & is Projected to Cross $ 1.5 Billion by 2025 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Medical School Appoints Two Honorary Professors in Pharmacy

Swansea University Medical School has appointed two key members of staff as it prepares to launch its new pharmacy course. Mair Davies, immediate past-Director for Wales for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, and Dr Neil Hartman, head of nuclear medicine at Singleton Hospital, have both been given Honorary Professor appointments ahead of the new MPharm degree beginning in [...]

By |2020-05-21T14:27:34+00:00May 21st, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

COVID-19: Welsh Parliament told of pharmacy’s key role

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales (RPS Wales) together with Community Pharmacy Wales have given oral evidence to the Welsh Parliament’s Health, Social Care & Sport Committee’s inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. Providing evidence were RPS Wales Pharmacy Board Chair, Suzanne Scott Thomas, and the RPS Director for Wales, Elen Jones. They [...]

By |2020-05-20T12:31:09+00:00May 20th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Public health survey reveals bigger impacts of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and restriction measures on wellbeing of those in poorer communities

People living in the most deprived areas of Wales are more likely to be self-isolating during Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, and are more likely to be feeling anxious, isolated and worried about their mental health, according to findings released by Public Health Wales. Each week Public Health Wales has been conducting interviews with hundreds of [...]

By |2020-05-20T12:24:19+00:00May 20th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Community Pharmacy Trade Unions call on government to facilitate talks on workplace safety

The PDA and Usdaw (Union of shop, Distributive and allied workers) have written a joint letter to Health & Social Care Secretary,  Matt Hancock, calling on him to facilitate tripartite discussion between government, community pharmacy employer representatives and the trade unions to agree safe working practices across the sector. With increasing strains on PPE supplies [...]

By |2020-05-15T10:51:39+00:00May 15th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments
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