NICE terminates yet another assessment of a cancer medicine

20 March 2019 - This time it is pembrolizumab (Keytruda). ...

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Is Orkambi deal close? Vertex meets again today with NHS England

21 March 2019 - Campaigners hopes rise after three year wait. ...

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York man Paul Thomas-Peter says he could die because NHS won't fund drug

19 March 2019 - A York cancer patient says he could die because the NHS refuses to fund immunotherapy treatment ...

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Unprecedented drug shortage linked to Brexit, NHS bosses say

20 March 2019 - Hospitals across England are experiencing medicine shortages due to "stockpiling and price pressure as the Brexit ...

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The shadow of Brexit on speed of access

20 March 2019 - No-one can miss the ongoing saga that is the UK’s exit from the European Union.  ...

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NICE wants to stop saying ‘no’ – but needs pharma’s co-operation

18 March 2019 - Suggests Orkambi row has undermined confidence in NICE process. ...

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CMA drops anti-competitive case against MSD

18 March 2019 - The Competition and Markets Authority has closed its investigation into a suspected anti-competitive discount scheme developed ...

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NICE celebrates its 20th anniversary

18 March 2019 - Organisation was founded in April 1999 to improve outcome for health service users ...

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One in four cancer patients wait two months for treatment, as NHS performance hits record low

14 March 2019 - The number of cancer sufferers waiting at least two months for treatment after an urgent referral ...

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UK breast cancer patients win early access to Tecentriq/nab-paclitaxel

14 March 2019 - Adults in the UK with PD-L1 positive, unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer have ...

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Cancer patient denied life-prolonging drug as she lives half a mile outside England

13 March 2019 - A seriously ill mum-of-two has spoken of her devastation after being denied a life prolonging cancer drug ...

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Pharma urges politicians to stop no-deal Brexit in today’s vote

13 March 2019 - Pharma has urged politicians to reject a no-deal Brexit in today’s crunch vote, reiterating warnings that ...

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Optimism on Orkambi in England as talks to resume

12 March 2019 - Scotland's deal puts pressure on NHS England and NICE. ...

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NICE u-turn backs use of Darzalex combo for myeloma relapse

12 March 2019 - Myeloma patients in England are set to gain NHS access to a new second-line treatment combination ...

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NICE nod for Almirall's Ilumetri, UCB's Cimzia

11 March 2019 - The NICE has recommended Almirall's Ilumetri and UCB's Cimzia as a treatment options for severe plaque ...

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