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Features

In depth articles on the pharmaceutical industry from Pharmafocus

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Sustainability in pharma

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus considers the need for sustainable practices in the pharma industry and assesses various sustainable advances that have already been made

28 April 2024Features
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An overview of women’s health in 2024

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus considers the current landscape of women’s health, covering recent debates and ongoing issues within the reproductive health sphere

7 April 2024Features
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Measles: the UK’s next epidemic?

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus considers the current rise of measles cases in the UK and the measures that should be taken to prevent further infections

4 March 2024Features
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Our Winter of Discontent: NHS strikes and missed targets

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus considers the current state of the NHS amid ongoing strikes and ever-growing waiting lists, as well as the impact of the infectious illnesses circulating during the winter months

7 February 2024Features
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Ageing populations and geographical health disparities in the UK

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus considers how the UK’s ageing population impacts general health trends, focusing on how a greater proportion of people’s lives are spent in ill health as more people are living much longer

7 February 2024Features
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The biggest news of 2023

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus looks back at 2023 and reviews some of the biggest pharma news of the year

24 November 2023Features
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From the Margins: a book review

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus reviews Gilead’s innovative new book, From the Margins. Described as ‘the most difficult book to read’, it highlights stories of hardship, stigmatisation, abuse and marginalisation

1 November 2023Features
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Focusing on World Mental Health Day

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus looks at why mental health is so important during the colder, darker months

5 October 2023Features
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Why are so many community pharmacies closing and what does this mean for local communities?

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus considers the importance of community pharmacies as part of primary care in the UK and the significance of their closure

24 August 2023Features
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The impact of the cost of living crisis on health

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus looks at the reasons for the current cost of living crisis and the resulting impact on health

2 July 2023Features
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Could climate change along with pandemics equal a recipe for disaster?

Betsy Goodfellow from Pharmafocus considers the effects of climate change and how this could impact future pandemics

25 May 2023Features
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The cough syrup investigation: a timeline

Betsy Goodfellow and James Spargo from Pharmafocus explore the investigation around contaminated cough syrups following a timeline that includes products manufactured by Maiden Pharmaceuticals, Marion Biotech and other companies

30 April 2023Features