GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. The company’s products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. We have three primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. Our commercial success depends on creating innovative new products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible. By achieving this, we will be able to grow our business and provide benefits to patients, consumers, society, our employees and our shareholders. With our headquarters in the UK, we have a wide geographical reach. We have offices in more than 115 countries, major research centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China and an extensive manufacturing network with around 70 sites globally.
Products and services
GlaxoSmithKline offers a wide range of health related products: prescription medicines, prescribed vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Our prescription medicines include treatments for a wide range of conditions such as infections, depression, skin conditions, asthma, heart and circulatory disease and cancer. We produce more than 30 prescribed vaccines worldwide to prevent potentially life-threatening or crippling illnesses such as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, measles, mumps, rubella, polio, typhoid, influenza and bacterial meningitis. We bring dental health products, over-the-counter medicines and nutritional drinks to millions of people. Many of our brands, such as Sensodyne, Panadol, Aquafresh, Lucozade and Nicorette/Niquitin are familiar around the world.