02 May 2014

Could a Poor Translation Kill You?

No inquest has returned a verdict of death by bad translation. For a start, it’s not in a coroner’s remit. But so many high-risk industries rely on good interpretations from one language to another that accurate translation is vital and […]

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08 Apr 2014

Medics with Poor English Language Skills ‘Face Axe’

Doctors and nurses in the UK who cannot communicate clearly in English face being struck off under new regulations. Other health workers could also be given the boot if their language skills aren’t deemed to be up to scratch. It […]

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06 Feb 2014

How Pharmaceutical Firms Are Using Social Media to Speak to Patients

Historically, the pharmaceutical industry has been a little slow on the uptake when it comes to the adoption of online marketing. But things are changing. In particular, pharma companies are embracing social media as they seek new, effective ways of […]

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20 Jan 2014

Clarke Drumming up More Business in China

The Government is continuing to pull out the stops in an attempt to woo China, this time sending in a famous face from its old guard to talk about healthcare deals. Cabinet minister Kenneth Clarke is heading up a new […]

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14 Jan 2014

‘Revolutionary’ Pharmaceuticals Centre Opens In Scotland

A research centre which will “revolutionise” the way pharmaceuticals are made has opened at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland. It hasn’t got the snappiest title, but the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation (CMAC) will […]

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03 Jan 2014

Pharmaceutical Firm Opens New Frankfurt Office

Belgium-based research organisation ganae is pressing ahead with its long-term plans for international expansion by opening a new branch in Germany. The opening of its offices in Frankfurt is expected to lead to the creation 12 to 15 new posts over the […]

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20 Dec 2013

Translation Services a ‘Vital Part’ of Healthcare Strategies

Imagine going to the doctor only to find they cannot explain your condition. Imagine being given healthcare literature only to find you cannot understand it. Imagine visiting a family member in hospital only to find you cannot understand what the […]

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12 Dec 2013

China Healthcare Market Opened up to UK

A number of healthcare deals have been signed between China and the UK British deals with China are coming thick and fast following Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to the global powerhouse. The flurry of interest in the Asian giant […]

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13 Nov 2013

Entering Emerging Markets Doesn’t Always Translate Into Success

Third-quarter results for Sanofi show that it is possible to enter emerging markets and not be as successful as you expected. Sanofi’s growth in these territories has often outstripped its rivals, but for the second quarter in a row the […]

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