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Our Purpose

Breakthroughs that change patients' lives.



After more than 170 years of treating and preventing disease, we’ve arrived at a new era; time of extraordinary focus on our science and the value it brings to people around the world.

Here in the UK, and around the world, we strive to set the standard for quality, safety, and value in the discovery, development, and manufacture of medicines and vaccines that have the potential to save lives, prevent illness and improve health and wellbeing.

But we don’t achieve this alone. Collaborations with healthcare providers, patient communities, academia, and policy makers are fundamental to bringing new medicines to patients.


Supporting the NHS ambition

The NHS Long Term Plan sets an ambitious vision for prevention, empowering people to control their own health, harnessing new technologies and improving the quality of patient care and health outcomes. We support these goals and believe they are key to help ensure a sustainable NHS and gives the government, the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry the chance for a renewed partnership, truly working together to meet these challenges head-on while putting patients first.

We believe it's critical that we help ensure patients have access to new medicines, and that we support the NHS to meet growing demands, whilst delivering the skills, investment and employment opportunities that will ensure a thriving life sciences economy in the UK.

We’re excited about the future and what we can achieve through partnering together with the NHS for patients. We are on the cusp of a transformational era thanks to innovative science, new technology and data. The Long Term Plan offers the perfect opportunity to form a renewed partnership to create meaningful change for patients and their families through a better experience and outcomes."

Ben Osborn, Managing Director, Pfizer UK
PP-PFE-GBR-3532 / March 2021