Healthscope/private equity: discharged
Shareholders deserved this deal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ireland’s abortion vote campaign shows changing social mores
American ‘family values’ rhetoric would not go down well now among Irish voters (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rancour and division in Ireland as abortion vote nears
Debate on whether to repeal ban has become increasingly contentious (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Australia’s Healthscope falls after rejecting takeover bids
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children’s leukaemia could be prevented by priming immune systems
‘Superstar’ cancer biologist says infections can both cause and prevent leukaemia (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Takeda says Shire deal will boost resilience against price pressures
Christophe Weber says focus on orphan drugs will help combined group in ‘tougher’ environment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK seeks power to bring criminal charges against car emissions cheats
Ministers set to act to prevent another Volkswagen scandal (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Britain’s biggest care home business for sale
HC-One on sale for £1bn amid growing investor interest in the sector (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AI can reduce UK cancer deaths by 10%, says Theresa May
Prime minister sets targets for science and artificial intelligence (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

European private equity groups rack up $8bn in funds
Nordic Capital and Inflexion turn away large amounts of capital as sector booms (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Foreign investors rebel in bidding war for India’s Fortis Healthcare
Investors call for removal of directors after board rejects highest bid (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Foreign investors rebel in battle for India’s Fortis
Investment firms call for removal of directors after board rejects highest bid (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO calls for extra funds to contain Ebola outbreak
Quick action now will save lives and money director-general says (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca: appliance of science
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca chief Pascal Soriot suffers pay revolt
More than one-third of pharma group’s investors vote against remuneration report (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Transfat ban could save 500,000 lives a year
Paul Farmer of Mind, Ebola fears, food as medicine (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

KKR sells Finnish healthcare group to rival CVC in €1.8bn deal
Private equity owners will make four times original investment  (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca sales hit by generic competitors to Crestor statin
Pharma group’s core operating profit falls 47% in first quarter (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

KKR to sell Finnish health group to CVC for €1.8bn
Transaction to bring in four times original investment (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Falling US birth rate imperils welfare programmes
American women are having fewer babies than at any time in 30 years (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ebola outbreak spreads to first city in DR Congo
WHO officials warn of ‘new phase’ in latest crisis as number of reported cases rises to 45 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS doctors bemoan pain of working with outsourcer Capita
Watchdog says patients put ‘at risk of serious harm’ by contractor’s failures (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Are we prepared for the next pandemic?
‘The Gates Foundation estimates that if a global flu pandemic hit now, 33 million people would die’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Top Novartis lawyer quits after payments to Trump aide
Felix Ehrat to ‘take personal responsibility’ for agreement with Michael Cohen (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AI can help tame America’s exploding healthcare costs
Autonomous technology can make clinical decisions, allowing for convenient diagnosis (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis draws attention of Swiss prosecutors over Michael Cohen deal
Federal and local authorities ‘in contact’ over possible concern at payments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Harvard and MIT launch gene editing company
Group aiming to commercialise Crispr tool secures $87m initial venture capital funding (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma investors mobilise on reputational risk concerns
The opioid crisis warns of a need to look beyond drug companies’ sales volumes (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US tech giants caught up in Irish abortion debate
Google and Facebook under scrutiny after adverts ban during referendum campaign (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trump blames ‘freeloading’ foreign countries for high drug prices
President stops short of measures that would crimp US pharmaceutical profits (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

US drug stocks bumped higher by Trump price plan
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS England examining submission of GP earnings information
Concerns surround doctors’ pension records dating to 2004 (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FT Health: Employers’ guide to disability in the workplace
Indian health reforms, junking fast food, Eurovision (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novelist Geoff Dyer on teeth and our quest for the perfect smile
As the new Wellcome show “Teeth” opens, the writer reflects on our dental obsession (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Junk food ads face London ban on public transport
Report due on whether food companies are sticking to curbs on sugar (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breast cancer scare recalls the value of collecting evidence
Research and knowledge are not always enough — people must also notice them (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Donald Trump set to unveil measures to bring down drug prices
President takes aim at foreign countries he says benefit from US drug innovation (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Living with cancer: how going back to work can help
Many people say office life supports a return to normality — and employers can assist (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Japan companies in ‘hiring war’ to hit disability targets
An increase in quotas has coincided with a debate on segregation of staff (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Assistive technology and smartphones solve disability problems
Challenging attitudes of all staff is essential to improve recruitment and retention rates (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to remove barriers that confront disabled jobhunters
Employers could do more to offer fair evaluation and to think of ends rather than means (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

For many, disability is part of what it means to be human
The burden of impairment is set to rise further as people live longer (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

‘I look fine and don’t want to give signals that I am struggling’
Eliza Thornton’s hidden condition requires careful navigation of office life (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Enabling tech can be catalyst for innovation that helps all
Tools designed to help those with disabilities have wider use (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Employers, give yourselves a chance to find hidden talents
Lack of opportunity for disabled men and women remains a disgrace, writes former UK home secretary (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Uphill struggle to hire the disabled
Good intentions do not always translate into concrete outcomes for capable workers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese employers choose fines over meeting disability quotas
A large gap remains between Beijing’s formal policies and life on the ground (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How flexible attitudes can help disabled staff pull their weight
Acknowledging employee needs is the first step to solving problems (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Companies grapple with growing legal obligations to disabled people
Many organisations remain unclear on how best to comply with local laws (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hire people who think differently to reap rewards
More employers are seeing the appeal of hiring staff on the spectrum (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news