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Enzyme Indicators

Enzyme Indicators – New technology for decontamination validation

Industry news / 18 May 2017 / Phillip Godden, CEO, Protak Scientific

Enzyme Indicators (EI’s) are an industry-changing advance in measuring decontamination performance. No longer will the pharmaceutical industry suffer financial losses, wasted man hours, and the burden of high risks associated with BI’s.

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Wickham Labs to Exhibit at Pharmig 2016

Supplier news / 3 November 2016 / Wickham Laboratories Limited

Wickham Laboratories will be on Stand 8 at the 24th Annual Pharmig Conference in the Nottingham Belfry Hotel, November 16th & 17th…

Re-evaluating the Cancer Drugs Fund: Out with the old, in with the new

Blog, Z Homepage promo / 31 August 2016 / Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

In April of this year, NICE started to assess the cost and clinical effectiveness of every drug currently in the old cancer drugs fund…

PHE calls for pregnant woman to have whooping cough vaccine

Industry news / 3 September 2015 / Victoria White

PHE is calling for pregnant women to take up the whooping cough vaccine as surveillance figures confirm that whooping cough activity remains at raised levels in England…

PHE publishes annual report on hepatitis C

Industry news / 28 July 2015 / Victoria White

The latest figures from Public Health England show hospital admissions from hepatitis C-related end-stage liver disease and liver cancer continue to rise…

New STI figures released by Public Health England

Industry news / 23 June 2015 / Victoria White

Latest figures published by Public Health England (PHE) show there were 439,243 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) reported in England in 2014…

scarlet fever

Public Health England report second year of high scarlet fever activity

Industry news / 19 March 2015 / Victoria White

Public Health England (PHE) has reported a continued substantial increase in scarlet fever notifications across England…

MenW vaccination

Independent UK vaccination committee advises immunisation programme for Meningococcal W (MenW) disease

Industry news / 19 March 2015 / Victoria White

The JCVI has advised that immunisation should be offered to 14 -18 year-olds to prevent the transmission of meningococcal group W (MenW) disease…


UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone tests positive for Ebola

Industry news / 12 March 2015 / Public Health England Press Office

“We can confirm that a UK military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola. Medical experts are currently assessing the situation to ensure that appropriate care is delivered…”

PROUD study

PROUD study shows Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is highly protective against HIV infection

Industry news / 25 February 2015 / Medical Research Council

Researchers from the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit (MRC CTU) and Public Health England have presented results at a conference in Seattle, Washington, indicating that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly protective against HIV for gay and other men who have sex with men in England…

Ebola virus

Healthcare worker with potential exposure to Ebola transported to UK for precautionary monitoring

Industry news / 17 February 2015 / Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) can confirm that a UK healthcare worker who had potential contact with the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone, is being transported to the UK for assessment and monitoring.

Public Health England

New report shows that the increase in scarlet fever notifications continue

Industry news / 13 February 2015 / Public Health England

Public Health England’s latest report shows a high number of scarlet fever notifications across England, with a total of 1265 new cases reported in the first 6 weeks of 2015…

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