GHP September 2016

ghp Research, Translation, Commercialisation inside this issue this month’s feature editor’s note “Comfort, fairness and value is encapsulated in every employee and Farrer Park Hospital aims to provide a five-star hospitality experience for our guests.” Dr Timothy Low, Farrer Park Hospital Pte Ltd Comfort, Fairness and Value Farrer Park Hospital (FPH), Singapore’s newest private healthcare service provider is an acute tertiary institution that represents innovation in hospital administration, incorporating the latest technology to support better decision making for better patient outcomes and shorter hospital stays. Page 14 04 News Health & Social Care 8 Minister Visits Swansea’s Specialist Dementia Research Centre 10 Work Begins at One of England’s First Proton Beam Therapy Centres 12 Comfort, Fairness and Value 16 Fishing for Success 18 Health is Wealth 20 A Dose of Healthy Advice 22 Aiming for Africa 24 A Case in Point 26 People with Passion Innovation & Technology 28 The Future of Healthcare Design: How Clever Engineering Can Help 30 The next Generation of Essential Tremor Treatment 32 New Growth Opportunities for Respiratory Protection Equipment in Western Europe 34 New E-Nose Sniffs out Rare Progressive Lung Disease 36 Is Your App a Medical Device? It’s Healthy to Know: Regulator Issues Updated Guidance 38 Genuinely Passionate About Science 42 Best Plastic Welding & Hot Air Equipment Manufacturer Regulation & Policy 44 Healthcare Recruiter Responds to Automatic UK Citizenship Recommendation 46 First Call for Help Research & Development 48 Leading Life Sciences 50 Accumulation of a Product of Cell Metabolism Found to Be Linked with Kidney Tumour Growth 52 Researchers Identify Gene Associated with Age-Related Hearing Loss 54 Reviving Accidental Hypothermic Victims with Extracorporeal Life Support 56 Kymouse™, Kymab’s Human Antibody Discovery Platform, Successfully Demonstrates Steps to Developing HIV Vaccine Translation & Commercialisation 58 Standing at the Brexit Crossroads – Considerations for Pharma Companies 60 High-Value Specialty Medicine, Biosimilars and Premium Pricing Portfolio Drive Growth in the Global Generic Pharmaceuticals Market Funding & Investment 62 Cuts to Public Health Risks Widening Health Inequalities 64 Innovative Private Insurance Models Shake up Healthcare Industry 66 Winners’ Directory 68 Deals Global Health & Pharma, Floor 1, Suite F, The Maltsters, 1-2 Wetmore Road, Burton On Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1LS Tel: +44 (0) 1234 567 890 | Email: [email protected] | Web: Welcome to the September edition of Global Health & Pharma, which features a whole host of news and exciting features, including the announcement of one of the first proton beam therapy cancer treatment centres to be built in England by February 2018. In an extended feature, Farrer Park Hospital (FPH), Singapore’s newest private healthcare service provider, provides a fascinating insight into innovation in hospital administration and incorporating the latest technology to support better decision making for better patient outcomes and shorter hospital stays. Remaining topical and up-to-date, Helen Kimberley and Laura Whiting of Hogan Lovells examine some of the key issues facing the pharmaceutical industry and identify the key areas which need to be addressed as the UK progresses towards Brexit. Looking to the future, emerging markets are the next big opportunity after the US according to Frost & Sullivan. Increased life expectancy, a growing aged population cohort, and the higher incidence of chronic lifestyle-related diseases are encouraging the use generic pharmaceuticals as governments and healthcare service providers strive to contain costs. Ramboll’s Neil Harvey reveals that in order to meet the needs of future healthcare buildings, those who design and engineer such facilities need to think in the long term. While forecasts tell us that over the next 50 years, the number of people over 60 years of age is expected to surpass those under the age of 14, we must consider our changing needs. I hope that you enjoy reading this packed edition. Jonathan Miles, Editor