WA Communications wins PharmaTimes Communications Team of the Year 2017

WA Communications’ specialist health practice, WA Health, has been crowned the PharmaTimes Communications Team of the Year 2017. At a ceremony and awards dinner last night (09/11), the team beat four other finalists in the NHS competition category at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square. The PharmaTimes Communications Team of the Year competition assesses communicationsRead more

Being led up the garden Pathway: Is there something more to the Accelerated Access Pathway?

The dust has now settled on the Government’s long-long-¬awaited response to the Accelerated Access Review (AAR), which was published on Friday. The key details of the response are relatively well known. The Government is setting up an Accelerated Access Pathway (AAP) to streamline the route to market for around five “breakthrough” treatments every year. TheRead more

The Health Top Ten: Autumn Edition

With Party Conference Season over and Autumn well and truly upon us, WA Health looks at the top ten trends, policy developments and potential pitfalls in health to look out for in the run-up to Christmas. The decelerated Accelerated Access Review The Government’s long-awaited response to the Accelerated Access Review (AAR) is expected imminently. LordRead more

The Life Sciences Strategy – Saved by the Bell?

The long-awaited industry-led report to government setting out the Life Sciences Strategy was published this week to great fanfare. Professor Sir John Bell, the lead author and government-appointed Life Sciences Champion, has been touring the country speaking to companies for months. Many have been eagerly awaiting the Strategy for some time – over the lastRead more

NHS and social care funding: ask, beg, plead and you shall receive

This week’s budget proved the government had heeded the warnings, pleadings and eventual shouting from the health and social care sector that things could not go on without some form of cash injection. Although May appeared steely in her resolve throughout the winter crisis – that the NHS had been given all the funding itRead more