pH Associates real world data team grows again

pH Associates are currently expanding their expert real world data team. Ruth Uden has joined the Management Consultancy team leaving Buckinghamshire NHS Trust as a Project Pharmacist. Ruth will be bringing a solid understanding of the data needs of payors, prescribers and other key NHS stakeholders.  Lucy Davies has joined us from a clinical nursing role…

pH Associates appoint Niki Day to join the management consultant team

We are delighted to announce that Niki Day has joined the growing management consultant team at pH Associates. Niki joins us with more than 13 years experience in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development. Having gained a PhD in Biochemistry from Cambridge University and the Parke Davis Research Unit, Niki started her career with post-doctoral research, where she…

Study highlights cost of management of constipation in patients receiving opioids

A research group at Sir Michael Sobell House, a specilaist palliative care centre in Oxford have undertaken an evaluation of the burden of managing constipation for patients receiving opioid therapy within a inpatient palliative care unit. The study, coordinated by pH Associates, combined two research methodologies; a retrospective note review of the medical records to identify…

Capacity planning in rheumatology day units

The Health Service Journal (HSJ, 3 March 2010) describes an interesting pilot study undertaken by pH comparing the administration regimens for two rheumatoid arthritis drugs across three hospital day units. The study highlights an opportunity for substantial savings for healthcare providers and patients and helps managers plan the services needed to deliver rheumatology treatments . For…