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Lucentis Articles


NICE approves Lucentis for NHS use

3rd January 2013

Lucentis to be prescribed to diabetic patients on the NHS to treat sight-threatening eye complication.

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Cheap eye drug could save NHS millions

8th May 2012

Research suggests the NHS could save £84m a year by using Avastin for wet AMD.

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Challenge over use of cheap eye drug

24th April 2012

Novartis challenges decision by four NHS trusts to use Avastin to treat wet AMD.

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NICE say no to diabetes eye drug

30th November 2011

NICE say eye drug, Lucentis, is too expensive.

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Diabetics denied drug

15th July 2011

NICE have refused to make diabetes drug available on the NHS.

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Cheap eye drug considered by NHS

5th May 2010

NICE may recommend Avastin to treat AMD.

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Value-based drug pricing backed

19th September 2008

Pharmaceutical companies should be paid according to the benefits their drugs bring to patients.

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Patients get sight saving drug

27th August 2008

All patients in England suffering from AMD are to get access to a sight saving drug.

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Approval for sight-saving jab

2nd April 2008

Lucentis the sight-saving injection is to be given to thousands of NHS patients.

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NICE u-turn over blindness drug

12th December 2007

NICE expected to change guidelines for prescription of Lucentis.

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