News for Pharmaceuticals
Monday, April 29, 2013
AstraZeneca meets with union leaders regarding R&D move
Union leaders are set to meet with major pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, regarding the movement of a large R&D site.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
arvato secures HR contract with East Cheshire NHS Trust
East Cheshire NHS Trust has awarded the running of its HR service to arvato, the contract will see arvato manage and operate the Trust’s HR service provider known as Cheshire HR Service.
Friday, March 01, 2013
Promotion of competition within NHS procurement hit by criticism against privatisation
New legislation introduced by the government designed to promote competition within NHS procurement has been criticised for promoting privatisation within the service.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Department of Health and the Chartered Institute for IT release advice on health record security
The Department of Health (DoH) and the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) have joined together to provide guidance on ensuring the security of digital health records.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Northern Ireland increase private healthcare usage
Northern Ireland’s department of health has spent around £130 million over the last three years in order to decrease patient waiting times and meet government targets.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Boots plan to initiate contactless payments throughout the nation
After a pilot in large stores, Boots are planning to move forward with a program with Visa Europe and Streamline to roll out contactless payments throughout the UK.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Committee calls for a ‘substantial shake-up’ of governance at DWP.
The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has faced criticism from the Committee of Public Accounts, regarding the department’s management of its medical assessment contract with outsourcing firm Atos.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Sales fall at AstraZeneca as competition and price rises take their toll
Shares have fallen by 4 percent at AstraZeneca after the drug giant posted a fall in sales.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Obama’s push on medical coverage creates outsourcing demand
The development of the Affordable Care Act by President Barack Obama has created a rich market for outsourcing firms.