The government’s drug rationing body, NICE, is to be stripped of its power to turn down new medicines for use in the NHS.
Nice to lose powers to decide on new drugs Guardian article who first reported the news on Saturday 30th October 2010
Drug victory for patients: ‘Penny-pinching’ NICE stripped of power to ban life-saving drugs Daily Mail article 1st November 2010
Awareness of rarer cancers Further article by John Leech MP – who tabled the adjournment debate on Rarer Cancers and MDS on the 26th October in Parliament. He also tabled an EDM (Early Day Motion).
Disappointment as Vidaza appeal fails to sway NICE rejection PharmaTimes article on latest NICE decision 4th November 2010 –