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NICE to give greater access to drugs

15th July 2009

A scheme introduced by the Office for Life Sciences will see patients in England given greater access to innovative drugs under a fast-track scheme.

The initiative will see the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence introduce an Innovation Pass. The three-year initiative will be for selected medicines, which will be funded for use across the NHS without going through a NICE appraisal. Funding for the medicines will not come from PCT budgets but from a new £25m ring-fenced Department of Health budget.

 

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Article Information

Title: NICE to give greater access to drugs
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 12159
Date Added: 15th Jul 2009

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