GHP April 2016

ghp Research, Translation, Commercialisation inside this issue this month’s feature editor’s note “This government’s decision to invest in science and innovation and protect science spending means we are able to react to emerging global threats like the Zika virus and allow the world class scientists we have here in the UK to conduct ground breaking and potentially life-saving research.” Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson New Teams to Support People with Mental Health Needs in Welsh Hospitals. New dedicated teams of staff to provide hands-on support for people with mental health needs will be set up in Welsh hospitals, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford announced on 31 March 2016. Page 32 04 News 10 Clare Periton: The Privilege of Running a World Class Children’s Hospice 12 Using Technology as a Solution to GPs’ Growing Workload 14 NHS Flu Fighter Awards 18 Saving Two Lives: Unravelling the Burden of Thyroid and Influenza During Pregnancy 20 Future of Ageing Bleak Without Better Planning 24 Smoking Ban 26 Majority of UK Healthcare Property Values Experience Growth 28 Healthcare Expenditure Across All Sources to Rise in Indonesia in 2020 30 Community Resuscitation Across Northern Ireland 34 IBIS Capital Launches Global Healthtech Investment Review 36 Value Based Healthcare Transformation Spurs Innovative Opportunities for Industry Participants 38 AAIPharma Services Corp./ Cambridge Major Laboratories, Inc. Expands IDBS’ E-WorkBook Platform Across Global Analytical Sites 40 The Forces Shaping the Pharma ‘Lab of the Future’ 42 New Drug Shows Promise Against Muscle Wasting Disease 44 SIMPONI® (golimumab) shows higher treatment persistence rates in patients with immune -mediated rheumatic diseases compared with other subcutaneous TNF-alpha inhibitors in Sweden 52 Healthcare Corruption Results in Deaths of tens of Thousands of People each year, Leading NHS Doctor Warns 56 Research Funders join Forces to Tackle Zika virus with £3.2m Global Health & Pharma, 39A Birmingham Road, Blakedown, Worcestershire, DY10 3JW Tel: +44 (0) 1234 567 890 | Email: [email protected] | Web: Welcome to the April 2016 edition of global health & pharma magazine, we begin the edition with a round up of news from the central government in the UK and also from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Health Minister Simon Hamilton for example recently announced a 15% increase in the annual number of pre-registration nurse training places commissioned in Northern Ireland and the establishment of a new task group on nursing. Clare Periton is the CEO of Helen & Douglas House, the world’s first children’s hospice based in Oxford, writes about running a hospice and her thoughts on the importance of having a coordinated health and social care system. Brother UK’s Greig Millar lifts the lid on the company’s report, ‘GP Workload: Statistics & Solutions for a More Productive Practice’, the Infographic of which high- lights some of the activities that take up the most time for GPs and how technology is being used to alleviate some of that pressure. Elsewhere, a recent report by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) argues that our ageing society offers significant social and economic opportunities but only if policymakers plan better for the long term. In another piece, Leading NHS cardiologist, Dr Aseem Malhotra, in late February highlights a complete healthcare “system failure”, that is resulting in the unnecessary deaths of tens of thousands of people globally every year. Artificial intelligence and wearables thrive across healthcare sectors, says Frost & Sullivan in an insight- ful article. Jyoti Nagrani, Consulting Analyst from the same company argues that the total healthcare ex- penditure as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase to 4.3 percent to reach $50.8 billion in 2020. I hope you enjoy reading this compelling edition. We hope you enjoy this issue.