Tag Archives: Scotland

Scottish Life Science Sector’s Referendum Concerns

As the ‘Yes-to-Scottish-independence’ vote gathers strength in the run-up to this week’s historic referendum, some the UK’s big business players last week warned of adverse consequences if Scotland breaks away from the United Kingdom. Most controversially, the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) declared that a vote for independence would see it forced to relocate its […]
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Bid to Improve Access to Medicines in Scotland

Access to new medicines: A new, improved, approach in Scotland By Leela Barham A major Inquiry into access to new medicines across Scotland by the Scottish Health and Sport Committee has come to an end. The Scottish Government has responded, and announced changes to how Scotland makes decisions on what new medicines to use across […]
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UK Value-Based Pricing: Will Scotland Take a Different Approach?

Value Based Pricing: Will Scotland take a different approach? By Leela Barham Value Based Pricing (VBP) continues to confuse many in the UK and further afield.  The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee is the latest parliamentary committee to question civil servants about what it’s all about.  On the 14th May 2013 Scottish Members of […]
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