We provide consulting services to a wide range of clients from multinational pharmaceutical corporations to SMEs and university spin-outs – across a variety of healthcare market sectors:

  • Pharmaceuticals: Primary and Speciality Care
  • Rare Diseases/Orphan Drugs
  • Cell-therapies and Regenerative Medicine
  • Medical Devices: Consumables/Disposables and Equipment
  • Diagnostics: Point-of-Care, Imaging and Laboratory services
  • Consumer Healthcare

Our therapeutic category experience includes:

  • Allergy
  • Analgesia/Pain management
  • Cardiovascular/Circulatory
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes
  • Ophthalmology
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Infectious disease / Microbiology
  • Intensive Care
  • Neurology / Multiple Sclerosis
  • Oncology
  • Haematology
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatology
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Care
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Strategic analysis

The collection and analysis of market and patient data, gathering insights and systematically evaluating alternative scenarios to optimise the positioning of a product or intervention.

Recent Projects

  • Early modelling to ascertain asset valuations and pricing strategies
  • Opportunity analysis including qualitative and quantitative research in USA and Europe to determine the development and market access priorities and applications for a novel point-of-care diagnostic device
  • Early stage modelling for assessment of new dermatological technologies in France, UK and USA
  • Strategic assessment and business plan review of in-licensing opportunity for mid-cap pharma client
  • Early Scientific Advice Briefing Books
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Brand development

The identification and creation of specific attributes and benefits to create a distinctive set of values for a pharmaceutical brand.

Recent Projects

  • Market access planning for an image enhancement software company in the management of rheumatoid arthritis and breast cancer
  • Developing a company-wide launch-readiness programme for treatment of neutropenia
  • Strategic positioning of therapy for problem in early pregnancy
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Evidence synthesis

The use of techniques to identify the best evidence to address a policy or business-relevant question through the comprehensive assimilation of relevant information.

Recent Projects

  • Systematic review of clinical effectiveness studies in numerous therapeutic categories
  • Review of economic evaluations of dermatological interventions to support an HTA
  • Literature review to characterise the burden of disease in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
  • Systematic review and analysis to support the case for the use of a surrogate endpoint
  • Needs analysis for treatment in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
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Health economics

The analysis of issues related to efficiency, effectiveness and value as applied to the topic of healthcare: economics concerns how society allocates its resources among alternative uses.

Recent Projects

  • Strategic health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) consulting in oncology including CAR T-cell therapy
  • Pan-European cost-utility model in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cost-benefit analysis of programme to assess risk of cardiovascular disease/stroke
  • Economic evaluation in diagnosis and management of osteoarthritis
  • Development of easy to use, compelling, budget impact models (BIMs) for various therapies
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Pricing and reimbursement

The process of establishing a price and obtaining a positive reimbursement decision of(or) formulary listing status for a pharmaceutical product.

Recent Projects

  • Pan-European market access pricing and reimbursement study for treatment in acute lymphocytic leukaemia
  • Payer assessment/pricing analysis of treatment for prostate cancer
  • Successful Drug Tariff application for NHS reimbursement of a wound care product
  • Successful pricing submission for vitamin a for use in cystic fibrosis
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Health technology assessment (HTA)

The systematic evaluation of properties, effects, and/or impacts of health technology: a multidisciplinary process to evaluate a healthcare intervention or healthcare technology.

Recent Projects

  • Successful health technology assessment (HTA) submissions e.g. psoriasis (NICE, SMC) and advanced gastric cancer (SMC)
  • NICE approval of the first stem cell technology in UK. Included SLR and additional analysis of data to demonstrate long-term benefit
  • Production of early scientific advice briefing books / dossiers in oncology for HTA in 3 EU countries
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Value communications

The development of clear value propositions, underpinned by the evidence in order to help communicate the unique value of your product or intervention

Recent Projects

  • Publications based on cost-effectiveness analysis to demonstrate value of wound care product in NHS
  • Review to support evidence framework in prostate cancer
  • Development of publication on the applicability of HTA methodology in the evaluation of stem-cell therapies
  • Creation of impactful pharma market core/global value dossiers
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Medical communications

The development of expertly written scientific & educational materials which communicate agreed key messages to the appropriate scientific community.

Recent Projects

  • Production of various manuscripts, posters, abstracts and papers for journal publication
  • Series of European satellite meetings in microbiology
  • Series of clinician ‘talking heads’ DVDs
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Professional & stakeholder engagement

To help clients better understand the needs of key stakeholder groups in order ensure your product or intervention reaches the appropriate patients.

Recent Projects

  • Preceptorship programme in haematopathology
  • Large series of global oncology advisory boards in various tumour sites
  • Series of continuing professional development (CPD) approved educational case study-based meetings in anti-infectives
  • Payer advisory boards, KOL mapping and advocacy development programme in dermatology
  • Case study-based clinician training programme in microbiology
  • Global congress organisation and delegate logistical management in intensive care
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Patient advocacy

Helping pharmaceutical clients to understand and engage effectively with patients and advocacy groups to harness their expert knowledge of disease area to best effect.

Recent Projects

  • Consulting and engagement with numerous patient groups for insight gathering and building advocacy