According to data from Catalyst Corporate Finance, the UK business of Alantra, 2017 has seen M&A and investment activity in the UK Healthcare sector remain high. Here, Justin Crowther (partner) identifies five significant deals of the year more

12 Dec 2017 12:11 News

In this online exclusive, Hitesh Dodhia, superintendent pharmacist at, looks at what the forthcoming government budget announcement should set out for pharma and healthcare in the current challenging political landscape. more

17 Nov 2017 10:58 Opinion

As people search for healthcare information online more frequently and the digital market keeps growing the boundary between offline & online is becoming more blurred for pharma. Jake Holyoak from Mediaworks details the key challenges & opportunities more

23 Oct 2017 13:00 Opinion

GSK Consumer Healthcare, one of the world's largest consumer healthcare companies, has today launched a new high-tech ‘consumer sensory lab’. more

11 Oct 2017 10:39 News

Science museum

Diagnostics company, Owlstone Medical, has revealed that its breathalyser, ReCIVA, has been selected to be featured in the Tomorrow’s World gallery at the Science Museum in London. more

22 Aug 2017 10:24 Technology

During the Next Generation Dx summit 2017 in Washington, DC, Dr Neil Polwart — Novarum DX founder and BBI group head of mobile — will discuss the impact smartphones will have on the healthcare industry in the next few years. more

10 Aug 2017 12:32 Opinion

In the third episode of our series, we talk to Richard Limb who is the new head of Quality Assurance at one of the UK’s independent suppliers of both Specials and clinical trial medicines to healthcare professionals, Nova Laboratories. more

8 Aug 2017 14:11 Opinion

Dr Marisa Miraldo, associate professor in Health Economics at Imperial College Business School, London, discusses ways to accelerate innovation in healthcare for the benefit of patients, healthcare providers and industry. more

28 Jul 2017 09:45 Opinion

Global healthcare company, Novo Nordisk, and digital platform and data analytics company, Glooko, have launched an integrated app to help people manage diabetes called Cornerstones4Care (C4C). more

17 Jul 2017 15:35 Technology

A survey, from digital communications platform ISEBOX, has revealed a massive gap in the information provided by drug companies and what journalists require for content creation more

20 Jun 2017 12:19 News

Jonathan Gardiner, packaging technologist at CDMO Almac looks at how packaging can become more efficient more

22 Feb 2017 10:35 Opinion

A recent report from market analyst group GBI Research has revealed the extent to which organisations in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry are planning to invest in big data. more

6 Feb 2017 14:30 News

Research from marketing agency Five by Five has revealed that social media is considered the most important aspect of marketing when new healthcare products or services are launched. more

28 Nov 2016 10:30 News

The Medica and Compamed trade fairs have come to a close after a consistently high visitor intake from specialists from all sectors of the health industry. more

18 Nov 2016 10:00 News

The August Faller Group, pharmaceutical and healthcare packaging solution provider, has reported a turnover of €123.4 million (£955.7 million, $138.3 million) in 2015, ahead of plans to digitalise its business. more

24 May 2016 09:17 News

Bayer and Biontech, a immunotherapy company headquartered in Mainz have entered into an agreement to develop novel, first-in-class mRNA vaccines and therapeutics specifically for animal health applications. more

10 May 2016 12:24 News

Sean Egan gives us a bite-size view of Nelipak Healthcare Packaging more

14 Mar 2016 08:48 Opinion

In a few years you may be forgiven for thinking that the face of healthcare – of which the pharma sector plays an increasingly significant role – has mutated into an episode of Doctor Who. more

26 Oct 2015 10:54 Opinion

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations discusses the importance of its Partners in Research initiative to boost research in healthcare more

19 Oct 2015 10:10 Opinion

Digital health has a major role to play in the pharma sector, from moving ‘beyond the pill’ to revolutionising clinical trials more

6 Oct 2015 08:40 News