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UK cystic fibrosis treatment achieves poorer outcomes than the US

UK cystic fibrosis treatment achieves poorer outcomes than the US

New research has indicated that children in the UK with cystic fibrosis (CF) have worse health outcomes than those in the US, signifying a...
UK policy oversight sees farmers waste millions of pounds worth of CBD

UK policy oversight sees farmers waste millions of pounds worth of CBD

A new report co-ordinated by third sector drug policy reform organisation Volteface has today been released, promising a solution to ‘draconian, pointless’ hemp legislation. The...
Groundbreaking paper sets out recommendations for UK cannabis industry

Groundbreaking paper sets out recommendations for UK cannabis industry

A groundbreaking paper has set out recommendations to facilitate a multibillion-pound UK medical cannabis industry that could create tens of thousands of jobs. The paper...
COVID-19: UK cancer patients more likely to die than European patients

COVID-19: UK cancer patients more likely to die than European patients

A new study has shown that patients with cancer in the UK are more likely to die following a COVID-19 diagnosis than cancer patients...
Examining the potential of the UK medicinal cannabis market

Examining the potential of the UK medicinal cannabis market

Leafcann Group examines the potential of the UK medicinal cannabis market using an Australian case study. The UK medicinal cannabis sector is at a crucial...
UK support will help with COVID-19 vaccinations in Pakistan

UK support will help with COVID-19 vaccinations in Pakistan

The UK’s support of the COVAX facility will help Pakistan with its COVID-19 vaccination programme. The UK has contributed £548m to the global vaccine COVAX...
New spinal improvement partnership aims to improve patient safety

New spinal improvement partnership aims to ensure patient safety

A new spinal improvement partnership in the UK aims to ensure medical products are safe and effective for patients. The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust...
UK helping indigenous communities protect ancient traditional medicine

UK helping indigenous communities protect ancient traditional medicine

A UK project is helping indigenous communities in Petén, Guatemala, to protect and use their ancient, traditional medicine. The Green Health project (Darwin initiative) is...
UK to undertake world-first COVID-19 alternating vaccine dose study

UK to undertake world-first COVID-19 alternating vaccine dose study

The UK is undertaking the world’s first clinical trial that aims to determine the safety and effects of using different vaccines for the first...
Novavax COVID-19 vaccine shows efficacy against Kent variant

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine shows efficacy against Kent variant

Novavax has released data from its phase III COVID-19 vaccine candidate study that demonstrates it as effective against the Kent variant of the virus. Conducted...
Huge ethnic minority health inequalities revealed in new UK study

Huge ethnic minority health inequalities revealed in new UK study

The most extensive study to be carried out in England looking at ethnic minority health has revealed huge inequalities. Carried out by the University of...
Valneva COVID-19 vaccine production begins in Scotland

Valneva COVID-19 vaccine production begins in Scotland

Vaccine company Valneva has begun manufacturing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland. The UK government  made a joint multi-million pound investment...
UK offers genomics expertise to find new COVID-19 variants

UK offers genomics expertise to find new COVID-19 variants

The UK will be using its world-leading genomic expertise to help countries who do not have the resources to identify new variants of coronavirus. Countries...
Could the UK be a leader in the medical cannabis industry?

Could the UK be a leader in the medical cannabis industry?

The UK has emerged in an unlikely position of becoming a world leader in the medical cannabis industry, according to Professor Mike Barnes. Cannabis stocks...
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receives approval in UK

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receives approval in UK

The British Government has now authorised the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has become the third in Britain to gain authorisation...
Project Twenty21 receives new medical cannabis range

Project Twenty21 receives new medical cannabis range

Project Twenty21 and LYPHE Group have created a partnership for a new range of medical cannabis products for the registry. The partnership will see LYPHE...
Calls for urgent reforms to improve care for rare disease patients

Calls for urgent reforms to improve care for rare disease patients

Organisations are calling on the UK Government and the NHS to implement urgent reforms in order to improve care for patients in the UK...
Clinical trials for another COVID-19 vaccine begin in UK

Clinical trials for another COVID-19 vaccine begin in UK

Early Phase I and Phase II clinical trials have started in the UK for the Valneva COVID-19 vaccine, which is to be tested on...
No deal Brexit could be detrimental for UK rare disease patients

No deal Brexit could be detrimental for UK rare disease patients

Experts have issued a warning that a no deal Brexit could have a hugely detrimental impact on patients in the UK living with a...
Cancard: UK medical cannabis card launches today

Cancard: UK medical cannabis card launched today

From today, eligible patients in the UK will be able to apply for the UK’s new medical cannabis card – Cancard. The Cancard aims to...

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