Headquartered at Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, Roche’s UK Pharmaceutical business plays a significant role in driving medical advancement with around 500 of its employees supporting global and local clinical trials to assess the potential for new medicines. In 2008, more than 235,400 people took part in our clinical trials worldwide.

Our UK Pharmaceutical sales, marketing and medical teams, based at Welwyn Garden City and in the field, work closely with healthcare professionals and the NHS across the country to ensure that every eligible patient has access to the most appropriate treatments. 

Globally, Roche continues to research new and improved medicines and diagnostic tests in areas of unmet need. Each day about 7,000 scientists work for Roche on developing new medicines and we have a global network of more than 80 alliances and partnerships with other companies to bring new medicines to patients as quickly as possible.