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VPAG: 2024

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VPAS expires at the end of 2023 – are you ready for VPAG?

Masterclass Details:

VPAS expired at the end of 2023 – are you ready for VPAG?

In this exciting 90-minute masterclass for LSAA and EMIG members, our stellar panel will provide expert comment and guidance on the new Voluntary Scheme for Branded Medicines Pricing, Access and Growth news to an industry desperate for clarity.

Although the UK Government and ABPI announced an agreement upon heads of terms in November, it’s clear this is a significant change for the pricing and reimbursement of branded medicines in the UK. Are you prepared for this paradigm shift in the way pharma views reimbursement?


 Key Learning Objectives:

  1. What is VPAG and how is it meant to operate?
  2. Why is the scheme controversial?
  3. Understand how the payment percentage is set
  4. Is it working for industry?
  5. Is it working for the NHS?
  6. What is the future of the scheme?


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    Ian Chamberlain Managing Director @ Life Science Access Academy

    Ian co-founded the Life Science Access Academy with Nigel Robbins to bring together all the best ideas in people development from more than 20 innovative specialist consultancies.

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    Neil Grubert Global Market Access Expert

    Neil is a pharmaceutical market access specialist with more than 20 years of experience tracking access environments around the world. He advises leading biopharmaceutical companies on the implications of international access trends and has authored more than 150 reports on the subject. Neil also delivers multi-client and bespoke training programmes.

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    David Watson Executive Director, Market Access @ ABPI

    David joined the ABPI in 2014 from a consulting background and prior to that spent many years at Pfizer where he held a series of roles including European Head of Business Intelligence, channel strategy and a variety of sales and marketing positions in the UK and the Pfizer European business.

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    Leslie Galloway Chairman @ EMIG

    Leslie built a successful career over 45+ years in senior management roles in both the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, culminating in the successful turnaround of a pharmaceutical business. He was elected EMIG Chairman in 2005 and has been instrumental in the metamorphosis of EMIG from being a business/networking group to the influential trade association it is today.

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    Richard Williams Principal @ RFW Associates

    Consultant in the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare sector in the UK and abroad. Key areas of expertise – Pharma/Healthcare pricing and reimbursement, licensing arrangements, co-promotion and M&A. Operational due diligence on behalf of banks and VC’s. NED roles.

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