Surrey town shows how reform can help treat ailing NHS
Frimley is a pioneer in looking beyond institutional boundaries to deliver services (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Marijuana companies: pretty dope
Stocks took a hit but investors will not allow the DoJ to harsh their buzz (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Governments and industry must do more on NCDs
José Luis Castro, 2018 in focus, world’s costliest drug (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sharp rise reported in patients stuck in UK ambulances
NHS figures show hospital bed occupancy far above safety standard in holiday period (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Australia’s marijuana growers hit record high  
Decision to legalise cannabis for export boosts industry  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cost of Viagra soars as hundreds of drug prices rise in US
Pfizer among those risking backlash with new year increases on many medicines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugmakers impose new inflation-busting price increases
Pfizer among those risking backlash with new year increases on hundreds of medicines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allergan to cut more than 1,000 jobs as it seeks to lower costs
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug group Spark to charge $850,000 for blindness gene therapy
Luxturna is most expensive treatment on market and price raises affordability questions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China’s growing cancer burden often kept secret from patients
Keeping cancer diagnosis from patients to shield them from worry is common in China (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China SOEs move to set up first institutional compliance systems
Regulators ready anti-bribery rules to strengthen and clarify guidelines (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS considers expanding use of ‘drunk tanks’ in England
Health chief attacks drift towards acceptance of a ‘National Hangover Service’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Republicans under pressure to take action on US health system
Tax bill has destabilised Obamacare by removing requirement for mandatory insurance (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK vaccine research hub to bolster fight against lethal viruses
Imperial College centre aims to help poorer countries respond to epidemics like Ebola (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: 2017 in review
Themes of the year, Katie Dain of the NCD Alliance, your top reads (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to buy cancer medicine specialist Ignyta for $1.7bn
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

An ageing population and the end of inheritance
Taboos about where the burden of elderly care falls will have to be tackled soon (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Listen: Living with dementia
Pioneering experiment helps integrate people with dementia into the community (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US opioid crisis leads to fall in life expectancy
Drug overdose deaths in 2016 rose 21% from the previous year (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gene therapy may be worth $1m
DNA medicines justify a much higher price than conventional drugs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Price of world’s first potential $1m drug under scrutiny
Spark Therapeutics set to fuel debate over costs with gene therapy for blindness (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China gears up for leap into digitisation of industry
Flood of capital available to meet demand from army of willing consumers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK councils allowed to lift tax 6% to help fund social care
Labour accuses government of ‘shifting burden’ for local services away from Whitehall (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approval for gene therapy marks new era
Spark Therapeutics gets green light in US for blindness treatment that could cost $1m (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva plans ‘risky’ price rise on US medicines
Backlash feared from customers and politicians as Israeli drugmaker rejigs ailing operations (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Private equity is the wrong prescription for social care
For assets such as care homes it is the longevity of capital, not just the amount, that matters (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Care home crisis deepens under private equity owners
Battle between hedge fund and Four Seasons exposes risk of opaque structures (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Week in review, December 16
US opioid epidemic, change at UBS, Facebook tax, consumer debt and Apple buys Shazam (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Small-cap focus: UK biotechs target Alzheimer’s
Ixico, Oxford BioDynamics and Akili Interactive are set to see their markets grow (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Universal health cover, Jim Kim, expanding wineglasses
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma’s reach for post-Brexit harmony on medicines
Phase 2 talks confirmed at EU summit; Brexit’s generation of incompetents (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bringing new hope to the fight against Alzheimer’s
The FT’s Seasonal Appeal enlists help for a great scientific endeavour (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bankers will pay a price for selfless acts of kindness
Lenders will find little cheer in new FCA rules for struggling credit card users (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva to axe 14,000 jobs despite uproar in Israel
CEO Kåre Schultz says cuts will be made carefully and ‘not in a harvest way’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Four Seasons wins late reprieve on debt repayment
UK’s largest care home operator given until February to agree restructuring (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bill Gates: We must share data to fight Alzheimer’s
Combining information will help researchers find new treatments, the Microsoft founder says (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

We must share data to fight Alzheimer’s
Combining information will help researchers find new treatments, writes Bill Gates (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma industry’s return on R&D investment falls sharply
Average cost of developing a drug reaches $2bn, says Deloitte (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Israeli union chief calls for strike over reports of Teva layoff plans
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

World Bank plans to name and shame countries on health spending
Study shows less than half the world’s population has access to essential services (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanofi looks to pipeline after setbacks
Drugmaker plans to submit 9 drugs to regulators over next 18 months (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Serco eyes gains from Brexit once dust has settled
Outsourcer warns of hiatus but says need to create new UK agencies will deliver work (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why British businesses are calling to stay under EU rules
Brussels’ export of standards underlines dilemma over market access and regulation (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma warning of Brexit impact to public-health emergencies
Report flags potential delays in action between Europe and UK (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA head takes aim at Shkreli-style drug price gouging
Scott Gottlieb looks to speed up cheap generic medicines to drive down costs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

King’s College Hospital — a ‘canary in the NHS coal mine’?
Trust placed in special measures as deficit spirals and chairman quits (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA plans to curb prescriptions to fight opioid epidemic
Rules will help to reduce public’s exposure to addictive drugs, says US commissioner (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Listen: Medical research and the NHS
How collaboration between health researchers and specialists will be affected by Brexit (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How families in India are filling the gaps in dementia care
Burden falls on loved ones in country where few patients receive diagnosis or treatment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Leading London NHS trust chairman quits amid funding crunch
Head of King’s College Hospital and former civil service chief raises temperature on health cash (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news