Moderna Announces Primary Efficacy Analysis in Phase 3 COVE Study for Its COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate and Filing Today with U.S. FDA for Emergency Use Authorization

Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients, today announced that the primary efficacy analysis of the Phase 3 study of mRNA-1273 conducted on 196 cases confirms the high efficacy observed at the first interim analysis. The data analysis indicates [...]

By |2020-11-30T13:39:25+00:00November 30th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments


In a year of uncertainty – and against conditions unforeseen and pressures unprecedented – the members of our health service have showcased their commitment, selflessness and courage more than ever before. While ideally, we would pay tribute to the positive impact which the members of the sector have forged in person, in response to [...]

By |2020-11-25T11:49:36+00:00November 26th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

La Roche-Posay Presents the New Acne Diagnostic Tool Powered by Artificial Intelligence

Effaclar SpotScan is the result of 2 years of work with support of renewed dermatologists and using the global acne evaluation scale (GEA) analysing over 6000 of pictures from different phototypes and ethnicities Effaclar SpotScan UK has been approved and recommended by the Primary care Dermatology Society (PCDS). Patients simply take 3 selfie pictures [...]

By |2020-11-24T13:42:45+00:00November 24th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Dermatology Webinar Series

With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing disruption on a global basis, Thornton & Ross is delighted to support this series of free and accredited webinars that will contribute to your learning and development programme. The next of these takes place on Tuesday 24th November and is titled, ‘Diabetes and Mobility Explained’. This webinar is [...]

By |2020-11-19T11:19:26+00:00November 19th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

PDA supports campaign to protect all Retail Workers from Abuse, Threats and Violence

This National Respect for Shopworkers Week (16-22 November), the PDA supports the retail workers union, Usdaw, with their petition that asks the government to enact legislation to protect retail workers from violence, threats and abuse. The PDA has a longstanding campaign to end violence in pharmacies, including campaigning to stop violent incidents in community pharmacy. This [...]

By |2020-11-17T14:36:19+00:00November 17th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

New Advice to Help New Parents During the Pandemic

Paediatricians, health visitors and GPs have joined forces to produce guidance for parents who are worried about their new baby. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has joined forces with the British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM – part of the RCPCH), the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), and the Royal College of General [...]

By |2020-11-12T16:27:41+00:00November 12th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

A Call to Healthcare Professionals and the Public to Report Suspected Side-Effects this #MedSafetyWeek

The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) is participating in the fifth annual social media campaign called #MedSafetyWeek to raise awareness about the importance of reporting suspected side effects from medicines to the national regulator. The theme of the campaign is ‘every report counts’ and can help others in the future. This #MedSafetyWeek patients and carers, [...]

By |2020-11-02T10:51:48+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Medical Student Builds Mountain Rescue Supply Drone Prototype

An Aberdeen medical student has built a prototype drone for providing emergency aid to walkers and climbers who suffer a healthcare emergency in Scotland’s hills and mountains. Sophie Barrack, an outdoors enthusiast, wanted to find out what kind of medical supplies would be most useful in an emergency in a rural location if, in theory, [...]

By |2020-10-28T12:47:54+00:00October 28th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Diabetes: Change for the Better

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Northern Ireland has increased by 62.5 per cent in the last decade, according to analysis released by the Diabetes UK Northern Ireland in 2018. With renal and cardiovascular outcomes also drawing enhanced concern, the necessity of greater intervention has been sparked. Anna Strzelecka, SAS Doctor in [...]

By |2020-10-28T10:04:53+00:00October 27th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments

Pathway Sheds Light on Intellectual Disability

Researchers from the University of Dundee have discovered a new pathway that offers the potential for new therapeutic strategies for a major developmental disorder that affects hundreds of millions of people across the globe. Intellectual disability, a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by significant limitations in both cognitive function and adaptive behaviour, affects an estimated 1-3% [...]

By |2020-10-27T16:25:25+00:00October 27th, 2020|Regional News, SH News|0 Comments
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