Richard Staines has been a journalist since the late 90s and has written for websites, newspapers and magazines. He has always had an interest in health, and has been writing about the pharma industry since 2010. His coverage has included stories about market access, the impact of the Greek financial crisis on the healthcare system and pharma pricing in the UK. Since joining pharmaphorum he has covered stories on topics including regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and the latest clinical developments. Richard has also contributed to DeepDive, a quarterly digital magazine.