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NHS wins legal fight with pharma over off-label Avastin

NHS wins legal fight with pharma over off-label Avastin

However the judge, Mrs Justice Whipple DBE dismissed all of the claims, which now opens the door for over NHS organisations to follow suit – saving the health service millions of pounds ... She said the savings, “with no impact on patient

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  • Happy 70th birthday NHS: the next 70 need to be very different Happy 70th birthday NHS: the next 70 need to be very different

    The government has acknowledged this shift by renaming the Department of Health the Department of Health and Social Care – but that’s the easiest part of integration. ... lead to poor health such as poverty, and upgrading the quality of NHS workers.

  • Changes to look out for in Medical Devices Regulations Changes to look out for in Medical Devices Regulations

    non-approved filler material, and that there was no evidence that the MHRA or the Department of Health significantly failed to. ... Lord Howe, Parliament Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health stated in relation to PIP: “We must always remember

  • The NHS and ABPI at 70: inching closer to the triple win The NHS and ABPI at 70: inching closer to the triple win

    NHS England will play a big role in talks to renew the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) - formerly a simple two-way conversation between the Department of Health (representing all the ... The size of this budget increase - and the strings

  • Shaping healthcare Shaping healthcare

    It changed a lot the way of dealing with expectations in the market. ... They do not go directly back to the NHS, they go to the Department of Health and then I don’t know.

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    Healthcare terms - Public affairs.

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  • Prof Sir Mike Richards joins Incisive Health as senior counsel Prof Sir Mike Richards joins Incisive Health as senior counsel

    Prof Sir Mike Richards joins Incisive Health as senior counsel. He recently stepped down as chief inspector of hospitals. ... Department of Health, including as national clinical director for cancer for over a decade.

  • LaingBuisson names chairman and CEO LaingBuisson names chairman and CEO

    Stephen Dorrell (pictured right) served as an MP for 36 years and during that time worked as a minister in the Treasury, the Department of National Heritage, and the Department of ... He currently serves as chair of the NHS Confederation and is a senior

  • Judith Moore joins Portland Health Judith Moore joins Portland Health

    From 2007 until 2013, Moore served as the Department of Health's public health media spokesperson, and managed a number of public health campaigns including Change4Life and Stoptober. ... Dr Jane Brearley, partner and head of health at Portland Health,

  • Richard Douglas joins Incisive Health Richard Douglas joins Incisive Health

    Douglas joins after spending almost 40 years in Whitehall, having worked in the Department of Health, HM Customs and Excise, the National Audit Office and National Savings. ... He served most recently as the Department of Health's director general for

  • Former health minister Paul Burstow joins MHP Former health minister Paul Burstow joins MHP

    practice. Rachel Rowson, head of health at MHP Communications, said: “ Paul is an experienced, knowledgeable and well-respected figure within the health and care community, so I am thrilled that he ... During his time at the Department of Health

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  • Sir Bruce Keogh is appointed chair of judges for HSJ Awards

    As the first medical director of, initially, the Department of Health and then NHS England he was in the vanguard of national initiatives to drive up healthcare quality during a period ... Andrew Preston, Chief Executive, de Poel health care, which

  • The role of pharma in cancer survivorship

    This was initially developed by the National Cancer Survivorship initiative in 2008 by the Department of Health and Macmillan Cancer Support. ... everyone benefits: the long-term recipients of health care, the overburdened NHS, the insurers and payers

  • How can pharma engage with Accountable Care Systems?

    Furthermore, in the past, the effectiveness of drugs has been based on clinical trials. ... This centrally contracted data exploration system from the Department of Health, can, for example, show how a drug is performing across a group of patients and

  • Unique forum will unite NHS and industry to drive innovation

    Another key speaker will be Steve Oldfield, the Department of Health and Social Care’ s chief commercial officer and the person charged with renegotiating the £8bn pharmaceutical pricing regulation scheme, who ... industry that’ s required to

  • How will the NHS’s new medicines savings drive affect pharma?

    Although they are frowned on by the Department of Health, Primary Care Rebates are being increasingly used by CCGs to make prescribing budget savings. ... full benefit of expensive drugs, because of lifestyle or health changes, would enable pharma to

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