At Roche our aim is to improve the health, quality of life and well-being of people around the world by providing an innovative range of diagnostic solutions and medicines.
Roche is a global, research-focused healthcare company with Group Headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.
Our strategy is clear – the patient lives at the heart of everything we do and our focus is fitting the treatment to the patient through prescription pharmaceuticals and in-vitro diagnostics.
What makes Roche distinctive is our pursuit of excellence in science as we deliver the best solutions for healthcare professionals and improve patient outcomes; this is achieved through our unique combination of Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics.
Every day, our products and medicines help patients and the healthcare professionals who care for them by detecting, preventing, diagnosing, treating and monitoring diseases.
We have had a presence in the UK since 1908, operating in 3 main business areas:
We are proud to have played a pioneering role in UK healthcare since 1908. Today, Roche is the world’s largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases and neuroscience.
Twenty-nine medicines developed by Roche are included in the WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines, among them life-saving antibiotics, antimalarials and chemotherapy. Roche is also the world leader in in-vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a front-runner in diabetes management.
Roche in the UK employs over 2,000 people in Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics.