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ABPI's Richard Barker to step down in light of new UK reimbursement negotiations

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Dr Richard Barker, the director general of the UK R&D industry association, the ABPI, is to step down in May 2011 after six years in the post, to let a successor take over the lengthy negotiations that are expected with the UK's coalition government when it introduces value-based pricing (VBP) to replace the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) in 2014.

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