Brexit and the delay in the supply of medicines

Earlier this year, the Brexit Health Alliance published a paper calling on both the UK and EU to put patients first. It warned that unless a deal can be reached, medicines and medical technologies could be delayed or, in extreme cases, become unavailable to patients. The Alliance is concerned that if a decision can’t be … Continue reading Brexit and the delay in the supply of medicines

Universal healthcare coverage

Universal healthcare coverage was the Monthly Pulse topic we sent out to our consumer panel members’ in August. Healthcare reform has long since been a major policy area commanding attention in the United States and around the world. Crucial to the debate are the various plans that have been proposed to repeal and replace the … Continue reading Universal healthcare coverage

Overuse of unnecessary antibiotics

The overuse of unnecessary antibiotics has been the topic of the Monthly pulse we delivered to our panel members' inboxes in July. In the UK it is estimated that 1.6 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are issued each year and this issue is not exclusive to the UK. Patients are used to visiting the GP whenever they … Continue reading Overuse of unnecessary antibiotics