Alison Moore is a freelance journalist, editor and trainer based in Sevenoaks, Kent. She specialises in the health service and public sector, and has worked for HSJ, Nursing Standard, Healthcare Manager, Pulse and the Sunday and Daily Telegraph, among other titles.
The UK will lose its involvement in evaluating medicines for the European Medicines Agency from the date it formally leaves the European Union in March 2019, despite plans for the UK to remain closely tied to the EU during a transition period lasting until the end of 2020.
On 20 November, the General Affairs Council of the European Union will officially announce the new location of the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
Pharmacists have an important role to play in combating pressures on health and social care services caused by an increasingly older population, according to leading academic Nina Barnett.