Plan S off to a delayed start

By |2019-06-07T15:32:05+01:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: News|

The initiative aiming to make all government-funded research Open Access has delayed its planned start date by one year - from January 2020 to January 2021.  cOAlition S, the team behind Plan S, is supported by the European Commission and the European Research Council and is made up of a group of national research funding [...]

Digital ePrints and the Environment

By |2019-05-20T14:47:26+01:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: News|

In going digital at key events clients can help the environment by significantly reducing printing, binding, storage and shipping of their key clinical papers. Improvements in technology and hardware are making pdfs more accessible and easier to read than ever before whether that be on tablets, e-readers or mobiles. In embracing this format clients can [...]

The Emergence of the Pop Up Doctor

By |2019-04-25T09:23:53+01:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: News|

Advances in technology have fuelled the ‘On Demand’ generation. App controlled services now at our fingertips include on demand TV (Netflix), on demand food (Deliveroo), on demand transport (Uber) and, more surprisingly perhaps, on demand doctors and medicine. In 2014, the then Prime Minister, David Cameron argued every patient should be able to get a [...]

Modern Health, Mental Health and Mindfulness

By |2019-04-03T16:13:08+01:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

Mental health is now synonymous with Modern health and this is a great relief. Rather than living in the past where mental challenges were dismissed and brushed under the carpet, it is important to bring it to the forefront and rightly assert its validity as something all too familiar for most. In talking about it, [...]

World Book Day

By |2019-03-06T10:05:51+01:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: News|

To celebrate World Book Day, we invited our team to recommend some of their favourite books. The Kicking the Bucket List Cathy Hopkins Meet the daughters of Iris Parker. Dee; sensitive and big-hearted; Rose uptight and controlled and Fleur the reckless free spirit. At the reading of their mother’s will, [...]

Brexit and the Supply of Medicine: Stockpiling

By |2019-02-25T11:01:09+01:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: News|

When talking about the ‘B’ word, it’s important to remember that Brexit is a negotiation and we as a country are part of what is very much an active negotiation. One of the remaining powerful cards that UK plc. has left to play is the ‘No Deal’ scenario – a somewhat perverse position that threatens [...]

Why Pharma should Let Go of Social Anxiety

By |2019-02-12T12:35:08+01:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: News|

A Pharmaceutical company can suffer from social anxiety. It is the tendency to stay out of conversations within the realm of social media for fear of an unexpected reaction or a negative response. The root of such anxiety is often explained due to regulation or the lack thereof it as well as concerns for a [...]

Monday Blues, Blue Monday or Happy Mondays – Pick the right Perspective

By |2019-01-03T14:27:01+01:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

It’s common enough to hear Mondays vilified by the masses as the worst day of the week. Weekend blues coupled with a long working week ahead of you and an inbox stuffed with unread, attention seeking emails support the theory. So naturally, the idea of ‘Blue Monday’ - a Monday deemed more terrible than all [...]