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07 April 2022
NewsSupporting a Healthier Planet this World Health Day
Recognising World Health Day 2022, the World Health Organization is launching a campaign that is incredibly relevant as we continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘Our Planet, Our Health’ addresses the uniquely global challenge of protecting the planet in order to protect each other. In the words of the WHO, ‘the climate crisis i...
31 March 2022
NewsPlaying a Proactive Role as an Urgent Shortage Medicine Supplier to NHS Patients
At Smartway, everything we do is about people. Nothing is more important to us than empowering access to the medicines that patients need, not just through healthcare professionals in the UK but more directly when we need to.Our innovative quality control systems, nurtured supply chain and trusting relationships across the pharmaceutical space make...
10 March 2022
NewsOur position on the invasion of Ukraine
Smartway was founded with a single focus - transforming lives by empowering access to medicines globally. As a frontrunner in helping people live longer, healthier, and prosperous lives through accessible medicine, we stand against anything that harms the sanctity of human life, whether it be an illness or the senseless loss of life or injury cause...
28 February 2022
NewsAcknowledging rare diseases day
28th February 2022 is Rare Diseases Day, which is about raising awareness for the 300 million people worldwide living with a rare disease. A rare disease is one that affects less than 1 in every 2,000 people. The Rare Disease Day campaign is about awareness, promoting equitable access to diagnosis, ...
04 February 2022
NewsModifications to UK's Early Access to Medicines Scheme - review
The MHRA has announced modifications to the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) earlier this week. The intention of EAMS is to reduce the regulatory burden and improve Real World Data collection for better safety monitoring.This scheme has been in existence since 2014 and is the Group Access Program for patients within the UK. The major characteristics of the EAMS prog...
03 February 2022
SmartNoteAccess Programs – What’s in a name
One of the most confusing areas of Access Programs is the terminology that is used. It seems like everyone has their own differing names for the same programs, however technically the differing names have different meanings depending on the Regulatory jurisdiction and the relevant Competent Authority and the jurisdiction the program is taking place...
31 December 2021
NewsLooking Back on a Successful 2021
As 2021 comes to a close, we’re taking the opportunity to reflect on a challenging but transformational year for Smartway and everything we have achieved. In keeping with Smartway’s core values, we’ve continued to improve and evolve everything we do.From new business divisions to service patients, to making a profound difference to the commun...
08 December 2021
NewsCelebrating World Quality Week 2021
While every business strives for quality, Smartway has built its reputation on constant investment in driving quality for the benefit of every practitioner and patient. It’s embedded in the fabric of how we do business – and as part of that commitment, at least 10% of our workforce is made up of...
16 August 2021
NewsA day in the life of our Responsible Person
Continuing our look at the people who make everything we do possible, this time we’re delving into the world of compliance, quality and safeguarding the supply chain on behalf of our customers and, ultimately, their patients.With experience in community pharmacy and a degree in Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science, Nicole Lyons joined us in May 20...
22 June 2021
NewsPart 1: Taking action to assure patient safety
Earlier this month, officers from the MHRA took part in Operation Pangea: an international effort to disrupt the sale of counterfeit health products, medicines and medical devices. As part of this initiative this year, officers seized over three million medicines worth £9m, closed 113,000 illegal websites, executed multiple search warrants and mad...
21 May 2021
NewsA day in the life of our newly appointed Chief Operating Officer
In the medicines supply chain, it’s easy to focus on products and logistics. However, at Smartway, we’re proud of the people that play an important role every step of the way – from our leadership team to the committed employees on the frontlines of our operations.For us, every day is made up ...
30 April 2021
NewsCreating the future of Smartway Pharmaceuticals
Recently, the entire Smartway team has been reviewing our core values and looking back on our history. While the past twelve months have brought entirely new challenges, we’re proud that our central mission, vision and priorities continue to feel as relevant as ever.From our earliest days, our mission has been the same: to help people feel suppor...