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J A Kemp LLP
An orphan drug, or orphan medicinal product, is a medicine that is developed to treat a rare disease, defined as a disease affecting a relatively small number of people as a proportion of the population.
Arnold & Porter
We discussed in previous posts the Commission's announcement at the end of 2020 of its new pharmaceutical strategy for the EU. One topic identified as in need of revision was the...
Hill Dickinson
Welcome to our September newsletter in which we highlight the legal implications and support we can provide to your business across the full range of Life Sciences practice areas our legal teams cover.
Arnold & Porter
On 16 September, the MHRA published its long awaited consultation on the regulatory framework that will govern medical devices in the UK.
Mills & Reeve
Business leaders know that environmental, social and governance issues are increasingly important – to their customers, their people and their investors.
Withers LLP
Lin Fengru, the 33-year-old co-founder and chief executive of Singapore biotechnology start-up TurtleTree, remembers the doubters in the investor community and their barbs when she started out.
Berg Kaprow Lewis
The Prime Minister has announced the Government's Plan for Health and Social Care. To fund investment in the NHS, there will be a new Health and Social Care Levy.
Winckworth Sherwood
Forecourt convenience stores should prepare for the new Calorie Labelling (Out of Home Sector) (England) Regulations 2021, the Government's latest weapon to address obesity, with statistics showing two-third of adults in the UK are overweight or obese
Mills & Reeve
Sophie Burton-Jones discusses NHSX's Frontline Digitisation programme and the move towards an integrated care approach within the NHS and the foundational role of digital in Integrated Care Systems.
Winckworth Sherwood
Mental incapacity may arise at any age. Commonly it occurs in the elderly, for example, with the onset of dementia or Alzheimer's disease but it may happen at any time,
What should you look for in your #IPstrategy? How can you best adapt this strategy? This will be answered at the luncheon by Dr Markus Zoller (HGF), who will discuss IP strategies with Dr Thomas Tiller (MorphoSys AG)...
Hill Dickinson
With the publication of ‘Working together at scale: guidance on provider collaboratives', NHS England has issued its latest guidance in the move towards the establishment of increasingly collaborative working practices across the NHS.
Haas Avocats
Alors que la Commission européenne vient tout juste de rendre une décision d'adéquation en faveur du Royaume-Uni, permettant le transfert de données outre-manche sans instrument de transfert complémentaire,...
Boyes Turner
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the impact obesity can have on individuals' health leading to increased risks of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, fatty liver disease and a number of cancers.
Mills & Reeve
As the UK starts to shake off the restrictions and fear of COVID-19, and looks to reshape itself outside of the EU, a welcome commitment to the life sciences industry comes in the form of the Life Sciences Vision.
Hill Dickinson
The ICS Design Framework, published in June 2021, was light on detail of place-based arrangements which many took to confirm the permissive approach to place as promised in the White Paper.
Hill Dickinson
The government has today [4 August 2021] published operational guidance for care homes on the mandatory vaccination of staff, which comes into effect on 11 November 2021.
Mills & Reeve
We live and work in a world which is facing more change than perhaps ever faced before, leading to the proliferation of phrases such as the new normal; flexibility; adaptability and agility.
Mathys & Squire
The recent decision by the European Patent Office (EPO)'s Technical Board of Appeal 3.3.04 in T 96/20 appears, at first glance, to have raised the bar for acknowledging the inventive step of medical use...
Hill Dickinson
Welcome to our summer edition of Hill Dickinson's Inquests Quarterly. As this newsletter is prepared for publication, the sun finally seems to have made its appearance for the first time...
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