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Medical cannabis now available on prescription, for some

Medical cannabis now available on prescription, for some

The change in policy comes on the back of months of campaigning by patient advocacy groups and means that specialist doctors can prescribe products containing cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabinol in ... The UK's rescheduling of cannabis-based medicine

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  • AZ and Clovis PARP inhibitors show their mettle at ESMO AZ and Clovis PARP inhibitors show their mettle at ESMO

    There was good news at the ESMO conference for both AstraZeneca and Clovis Oncology as they push to extend the use of their PARP inhibitors into new cancer patient groups. ... AZ and MSD are also trialling Lynparza alongside Roche’s Avastin (bevacizumab

  • NICE U-turn on Crystiva for rare bone disease NICE U-turn on Crystiva for rare bone disease

    This marks a step change in treatment for XLH, emphasised through the emotional testimonies provided by patient groups and clinicians following the first evaluation consultation.”.

  • ICER says Alnylam’s Onpattro should cost 90%-95% less ICER says Alnylam’s Onpattro should cost 90%-95% less

    Nevertheless, Alnylam’s price for Onpattro of $450, 000 per patient per year “even taking into account expected discounts, far exceeds commonly cited cost-effectiveness thresholds, ”according to ICER’s chief ... We heard from patients, patient

  • Shock as NICE turns down Biogen’s SMA therapy Shock as NICE turns down Biogen’s SMA therapy

    NICE says that Biogen has indicated it will develop a proposal for a managed access programme for nusinersen along with patient groups and other stakeholders that will “reduce the financial risk

  • Healthcare Comms news Healthcare Comms news

    The new office will be offering health science writing services to pharmaceutical companies and patient groups in Australia.

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  • Key considerations for disease- modifying Parkinson’s disease trials Key considerations for disease- modifying Parkinson’s disease trials

    For instance, initiate a study with multiple doses, then remove inefficacious or intolerable dosage levels, and/or adjust patient numbers in different dosage groups based on interim analysis. ... adherence with the subject and caregiver; c) a Patient

  • Nudge-nudge, think-think Nudge-nudge, think-think

    The strength of the programme came from its holistic approach – collaborating with multiple patient groups across different regions to co-create a solution that recognised needs on all sides. ... Elsewhere, a patient surgery support programme addresses

  • AI UK – one year on AI UK – one year on

    More than ever, then, it seems that the best path for bringing properly patient- centric applications of healthcare AI into practice remains the same as we suggested in our 2018 report. ... Success requires active participation in a far more open

  • Cancer care – the power of new technologies Cancer care – the power of new technologies

    I am proud to lead a dedicated team within Pfizer who work with healthcare professionals and management, as well as patient groups, to understand and improve the experience of people going ... of the patient pathway to ensure that patients today and, in

  • A little less conversation

    Let’s disrupt this status quo. Why should we be patient-centric, and not just say it? ... But how? Listen: Whether that’s through interviews, social listening, video diaries, ethnographic research, or online patient focus groups – listen to the

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  • Weekly industry appointments Weekly industry appointments

    Leider’s new role as chief medical officer will see him take responsibility for leading Gelesis’overall medical strategy, including overseeing medical affairs functions and programming with medical associations, patient advocacy ... groups and other

  • Red Door Unlimited appoints senior consultants Red Door Unlimited appoints senior consultants

    While at Aurora, she led the delivery of a one-day digital and social media training day for patient groups, which won a Communiqué award in 2013.

  • MHP Health strengthens team with four hires MHP Health strengthens team with four hires

    She joins MHP from Red Door where she spent over six years and prior to that, Ketchum, where she provided specialist PR advice to leading global pharmaceutical companies and patient groups.

  • Former Vodafone UK comms head joins ABPI Former Vodafone UK comms head joins ABPI

    In her new role at the ABPI she will be responsible for the organisation's engagement with all external stakeholders, including government, NHS, media, patient groups and the wider healthcare community.

  • ABPI names NHS partnership manager ABPI names NHS partnership manager

    Tugnet said of his new responsibilities: “ Driving improved productivity through organisational and functional change in order to deliver greater patient value and health outcomes is a top priority for the NHS, ... I am extremely excited in the

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