Breast and kidney cancer drugs get approval for use across Scotland's NHS

11 November 2019 - Medicines for breast and kidney cancers are among five new drugs which can now be used ...

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SMC - November 2019 decisions

11 November 2019 - A medicine used to treat advanced breast cancer has today been accepted by the SMC for ...

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AbbVie’s Skyrizi (risankizumab) accepted for use within NHS Scotland

7 October 2019 - SMC recommendation based on results from four pivotal Phase 3 studies, UltIMMa-1, UltIMMa-2, IMMvent and IMMhance evaluating ...

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SMC - October 2019 decisions

7 October 2019 - Medicines which can be used to treat lymphoma, lung cancer, breast cancer and psoriasis have today been ...

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Vertex announces new access agreement with Scottish Government for Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) and Symkevi (tezacaftor/ivacaftor)

12 September 2019 - Eligible patients in Scotland will immediately have access to Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) and Symkevi (tezacaftor/ivacaftor) in combination with ...

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SMC U-turn for Vertex’s CF drugs

12 September 2019 - Vertex has announced that following a change of heart by the SMC, eligible cystic fibrosis patients ...

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SMC - September 2019 decisions

9 September 2019 - The Scottish Medicines Consortium, which advises on newly licensed medicines for use by NHSScotland, has today ...

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Scottish Medicines Consortium accepts Buvidal for treatment of opioid dependence

13 August 2019 - The Scottish Medicines Consortium has accepted weekly and monthly Buvidal for treatment of opioid dependence in ...

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‘Not acceptable’ disappointment as cystic fibrosis drug not approved in Scotland

12 August 2019 - People with cystic fibrosis in Scotland will continue to be denied potentially life-extending drugs after they ...

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Cystic fibrosis drugs rejected for use by NHS in Scotland

12 August 2019 - Two "life-changing" cystic fibrosis drugs have been rejected for routine use by the NHS in Scotland. ...

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SMC - August 2019 decisions

12 August 2019 - The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), which advises on newly licensed medicines for use by NHSScotland, has today ...

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Brexit: 'No guarantee' of medicines if no EU deal agreed

14 July 2019 - Scottish Brexit Secretary Mike Russell has said he cannot absolutely guarantee the supply of medicine to ...

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New treatment approved for patients with breast cancer in Scotland

8 July 2019 - A new drug for patients with advanced breast cancer has been approved for use by the ...

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SMC - July 2019 decisions

8 July 2019 - A medicine used to treat advanced breast cancer has today been accepted by the Scottish Medicines ...

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SMC - June 2019 decisions

10 June 2019 - The Scottish Medicines Consortium, which advises on newly licensed medicines for use by NHSScotland, has today ...

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