Navigation Links
NICE Comes Under Attack

According to the author of the study, James Raftery, a professor health technology assessment it is said that NICE is being partial with its decisions//. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) was set up as an independent body by the government in 1999 and given the task of getting the best from NHS resources. It examines the value of treatments for the NHS in England and Wales and recommends whether they should be used unreservedly, with restrictions, or not at all after they have been given a licence.

NICE published 86 sets of guidance covering 117 topics in a period of five years of service. Statistics show that NICE decided no for 19%, yes for 23%, yes with major restrictions for 32% and yes with minor restrictions for 28%. The doctors of the NHS advisory body also say that the campaigners, companies and politicians are pressurizing NICE. On the other hand groups that re campaigning for treatments such as Herceptin are not happy with the way NICE took its decisions. It was found that some drugs had still not been approved nearly three years after being given a licence. In conclusion the author says that NICE as an independent organization should work in such a way that the funding available for drugs in the NHS is spent in a way that best that serves the patients.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lung Cancer: Nutritional Intervention Comes To The Rescue
2. Girl Comes Out Of Irreversible Coma
3. Poultry Owner Comes Up With Novel Idea To Boost Up Chicken Sales
4. Nurses Outsmart Surgeons When It Comes Safety And Team Wok
5. Yoga and Meditation Comes in Aid of Iraqis to Rid of Trauma
6. After Ecstasy Comes the Pain… WARNING
7. Ban On Trans Fats Comes Into Effect From July 1
8. Hospital Performance Measures May Not Make Much Difference When It Comes to Mortality
9. Sleeping Sickness Comes to India
10. The Pill Comes Under the Spotlight
11. Prolactin Comes to the Aid of MS Sufferers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 23, 2017 , ... ... of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons , points out that therapeutic ... suffering from pain or injury. According to the report, a wider scope of ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... The old adage “you are what ... eating healthy foods. But this well-known piece of nutrition advice ignores that an ... carbohydrates—depends not only on properties of the food but also on properties of ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... del Rey, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 22, ... ... of revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions, announced recently the availability of a new ... HIM community in appreciation for their service to the healthcare industry. E/M coding ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... ... “Wilderness Voices”: a collection of poetry inspired by life on a Kentucky ... published author, Martha McKown, an ordained United Methodist minister with graduate degrees in Religious ... her older sisters studied High School literature. She loved the early English folk ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... ... is the Founder and Managing Member for t4 Leadership Development & Consulting. He ... to his definition of “success”: physician leadership development, servant leadership, data driven process ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2017)... Inc. announced today that its fully owned USA ... York City Office in Yonkers, New York ... (TWO 2 ) homecare therapy. This new East Coast location has ... under the company,s DMEPOS accreditation for Home/Durable Medical Equipment Services. ... Advanced Oxygen Therapy Inc. New ...
(Date:8/11/2017)... 11, 2017 DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a ... big data solutions, today announced that it will release ... and host a conference call at 9:00am ET. The ... financial results and its strategy and outlook for the ... Erez Raphael , Chief Executive Officer, and ...
(Date:8/8/2017)... Aug. 8, 2017  BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ/TASE: BLRX), a ... reports its financial results for the second quarter ended ... the second quarter 2017 and to date: ... development programs for the Company,s lead project, BL-8040: ... study with BL-8040 as novel stem cell mobilization treatment ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: