Trafford PCT implements Pandemic Manager

A business intelligence solution for planning the NHS flu response has been implemented by Trafford PCT. Pandemic Manager from 21c, based on Microsoft software,...

Nexavar judgement delayed

NICE has agreed to delay its Final Appraisal Determination for Nexavar (sorafenib) for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), in order to consider...

New approach to breakthrough cancer pain

The EC has approved the first intranasal spray for breakthrough cancer pain, representing a new approach to the treatment of pain in cancer patients....

UK patients are going abroad for treatment

Many private medical patients from the UK are saving over 50% of their healthcare costs by travelling overseas, a new survey has revealed. The...

Urine collection device takes the prize

A new urine collection device for women has been acclaimed as Best Industrial Product and Best of Show at the Design Week Awards. The...

GSK completes acquisition of Stiefel

GSK has completed its acquisition of Stiefel, creating a new world-leading specialist dermatology business with revenues of approximately $1.5 billion. GSK has acquired the...

London to gain 12 new stroke and trauma centres

Patients in London who have suffered a major trauma or stroke will benefit from 12 new emergency care units planned by a joint committee...

Aberdeen hospital gains faster scanner

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary has strengthened its imaging facilities with the installation of a SPECT system from Siemens Healthcare. The Symbia S scanner will enable...

NICE should relax pricing rules, says Kennedy report

NICE should relax its rules on pricing for drugs that offer the most benefits to patients, an independent study has concluded. The proposal forms...

First UK drug approval for rare disease

Actelion’s Zavesca (miglustat), the only licensed treatment for Niemann-Pick type C (NP-C) disease, has been approved in the UK and the Republic of Ireland....

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