Pharmaceuticals

Headquartered at Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, Roche’s UK Pharmaceutical business plays a significant role in driving medical advancement with around 600 employees supporting global and local clinical trials to assess the potential for new medicines.

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 is the world’s largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases and neuroscience. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. Roche’s personalised healthcare strategy aims at providing medicines and diagnostics that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life, safety and survival of patients. Twenty-eight medicines developed by Roche are included in the WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines, among them life-saving antibiotics, antimalarials and chemotherapy. Roche in the UK employs over 2,000 people in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics.

Date of Preparation: September 2017