Market Research RSS Feedshttp://www.djsresearch.co.ukMarket Research RSS FeedsTue, 21 Nov 2017 08:10:12 GMT Survey finds the pharma industry has been impacted by drug prices Survey finds the pharma industry has been impacted by drug prices: A new survey has revealed that the reputation of the pharmaceutical industry amongst patient groups was negatively affected in 2016. It was found that there is continuous dissatisfaction surrounding the high price of drugs. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-the-pharma-industry-has-been-impacted-by-drug-prices-03619 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-the-pharma-industry-has-been-impacted-by-drug-prices-03619 Research finds half of public would not visit pharmacy for minor illnesses Research finds half of general public would not visit pharmacy for minor illnesses: A recent market research report from the Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAGB) has revealed that even though the general public realises the importance of self-care, many have claimed that the pharmacy would not be the first place they would go for advice about treating a minor ailment, such as colds and coughs. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Research-finds-half-of-public-would-not-visit-pharmacy-for-minor-illnesses-03449 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Research-finds-half-of-public-would-not-visit-pharmacy-for-minor-illnesses-03449 Survey finds 50 per cent of UK’s R&D spend is within pharma Survey finds 50 per cent of UK's R&D spend is within pharma: According to a pharmaceutical survey by PwC - which analysed 1,000 large corporations - some 50 per cent of all corporate research and development spending in the United Kingdom has been conducted within the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. This trend is expected to occur again around the world in the coming years. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-50-per-cent-of-UKs-RD-spend-is-within-pharma-03365 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-50-per-cent-of-UKs-RD-spend-is-within-pharma-03365 One third of parents unaware of the free nasal vaccination for children, survey finds One third of parents unaware of the free nasal vaccination for children, survey finds: According to a small-scale survey of 526 parents by Public Health England, 37 per cent admitted that they were not aware of the free nasal spray flu vaccination which is available to children aged two to four years old and those in year one and three at school. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/One-third-of-parents-unaware-of-the-free-nasal-vaccination-for-children-survey-finds-03335 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/One-third-of-parents-unaware-of-the-free-nasal-vaccination-for-children-survey-finds-03335 Doctors believe drug shortages are causing patients harm, survey finds Doctors believe drug shortages are causing patients harm, survey finds: According to a survey by GPonline, General Practitioners feel that patients are being affected by a shortage of drugs, with four in five doctors admitting to have been forced to prescribe a second-choice medicine in the last 12 months as a result of the shortage. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Doctors-believe-drug-shortages-are-causing-patients-harm-survey-finds-03295 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Doctors-believe-drug-shortages-are-causing-patients-harm-survey-finds-03295 Many pharmacists are not satisfied at work, survey finds Many pharmacists are not satisfied at work, survey finds: A recent pharmaceutical survey conducted by Chemist+Druggist, entitled 'The C+D Salary Survey 2016', has uncovered that many pharmacists are dissatisfied at work. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Many-pharmacists-are-not-satisfied-at-work-survey-finds-03231 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Many-pharmacists-are-not-satisfied-at-work-survey-finds-03231 Survey finds 2 in 3 youths who consume legal highs will ignore future ban A recent survey by a national youth charity, YMCA, has discovered that approximately 2 in 3 young people who actively take legal highs will ignore the incoming future ban on legal highs. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-2-in-3-youths-who-consume-legal-highs-will-ignore-future-ban-03116 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-2-in-3-youths-who-consume-legal-highs-will-ignore-future-ban-03116 Just 10 per cent of men in Britain would use a male contraceptive, survey finds According to a recent survey, just 10 per cent of men would use a male contraceptive, with many men concerned about the long term effects it could have. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Just-10-per-cent-of-men-in-Britain-would-use-a-male-contraceptive-survey-finds-03067 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Just-10-per-cent-of-men-in-Britain-would-use-a-male-contraceptive-survey-finds-03067 Survey finds reputation of pharma is improving According to a recent pharmaceutical survey, the sector is enjoying an increase in popularity as a result of efforts to create an approach focussed on patients. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-reputation-of-pharma-is-improving-03011 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-reputation-of-pharma-is-improving-03011 Survey reveals 20 per cent of UK individuals have misused over the counter drugs A recent pharmaceutical survey found that around 20 per cent of Britain's population have misused over the counter drugs at some point in their life. The misuse was mainly via using the medication longer than advised, taking it in a higher dose or using it more than recommended. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-20-per-cent-of-UK-individuals-have-misused-over-the-counter-drugs-02950 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-20-per-cent-of-UK-individuals-have-misused-over-the-counter-drugs-02950 Survey reveals many have substituted prescriptions for cannabis A recent survey by the Centre for Addictions Research of BC, in Canada, has revealed that many people have replaced prescription medicine for marijuana. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-many-have-substituted-prescriptions-for-cannabis-02896 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-many-have-substituted-prescriptions-for-cannabis-02896 Pharma research finds correlation between antibiotic prescriptions, patient satisfaction According to research by King's College London, there is a correlation between the amount of prescriptions issued for antibiotics and patient satisfaction scores, with the GPs prescribing less antibiotics receiving lower patient satisfaction scores. These findings suggest that a notable shift in public perception is needed in order to reduce usage and keep the rise in antimicrobial resistance down. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Pharma-research-finds-correlation-between-antibiotic-prescriptions-patient-satisfaction-02818 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Pharma-research-finds-correlation-between-antibiotic-prescriptions-patient-satisfaction-02818 More than half of Northern Ireland is taking prescription drugs, survey finds A recent survey by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland has discovered that more than half of people in Northern Ireland are taking prescription drugs. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-half-of-Northern-Ireland-is-taking-prescription-drugs-survey-finds-02725 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-half-of-Northern-Ireland-is-taking-prescription-drugs-survey-finds-02725 Survey finds health workers support transparency on payments from pharma companies A new survey commissioned by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has discovered that most healthcare workers in the United Kingdom back greater transparency on the payments received by pharmaceutical companies. However, a proportion think that it may make working in the healthcare industry more challenging. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-health-workers-support-transparency-on-payments-from-pharma-companies-02643 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-finds-health-workers-support-transparency-on-payments-from-pharma-companies-02643 Doctors believe the pharmaceutical industry doesn’t understand them, survey finds A recent survey of 551 General Practitioners in England has revealed that there is an increasing segregation between doctors and the pharmaceutical industry, with 2 in 3 no longer seeing sales representatives and approximately 40 per cent having a negative view of the pharmaceutical industry. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Doctors-believe-the-pharmaceutical-industry-doesnt-understand-them-survey-finds-02573 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Doctors-believe-the-pharmaceutical-industry-doesnt-understand-them-survey-finds-02573 ‘Breakthrough drug’ may not mean what the public think, survey finds A recent US survey has revealed that what the Food and Drug Administration refers to as a 'breakthrough' drug, may not necessarily mean what a regular, untrained person may believe. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Breakthrough-drug-may-not-mean-what-the-public-think-survey-finds-02510 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Breakthrough-drug-may-not-mean-what-the-public-think-survey-finds-02510 US doctors do not realise the risks of prescription painkillers, survey finds A recent survey has revealed that American doctors are not fully aware of the risks of prescription painkillers, which is consequently contributing to misuse. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/US-doctors-do-not-realise-the-risks-of-prescription-painkillers-survey-finds-02424 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/US-doctors-do-not-realise-the-risks-of-prescription-painkillers-survey-finds-02424 Prescriptions rise and average cost falls, figures show Recent figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre has shown that the amount of prescriptions released in England during 2014 increased by 3.3 per cent / 34.5 million items. The rise has been attributed to the growing use of antidepressants, Viagra, blood thinners and diabetes medicine. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Prescriptions-rise-and-average-cost-falls-figures-show-02374 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Prescriptions-rise-and-average-cost-falls-figures-show-02374 Under 65s more willing to try alternative cancer therapies, survey finds A recent US survey of cancer patients, conducted by the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, has discovered that those under 65 are more open minded when it comes to exploring alternative therapies for their symptoms and side effects of treatment. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Under-65s-more-willing-to-try-alternative-cancer-therapies-survey-finds-02276 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Under-65s-more-willing-to-try-alternative-cancer-therapies-survey-finds-02276 A quarter of care workers administering medicine untrained, survey finds A recent survey by UNISON has discovered that many care workers are expected to carry out procedures which should only be done by a registered nurse, such as administering drugs. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-quarter-of-care-workers-administering-medicine-untrained-survey-finds-02212 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-quarter-of-care-workers-administering-medicine-untrained-survey-finds-02212