Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 10/08/2010 - 15:47

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How the overtreatment of diabetics may have cost lives

A brief period in which British family doctors were offered a financial inducement to treat diabetic patients more intensively could be coming to an end.

Sheila Bird :: Thu, 10/12/2009 - 09:49

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Desperate Hubris: the costly, ineffectual risk sharing scheme for multiple sclerosis

Seven years ago, after strong media, clinical and patient pressure, the Government negotiated a “risk-sharing” deal over access to drugs to treat multiple sclerosis.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 10/09/2009 - 10:26

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NICE confusion over drug uptake

The NHS Information Centre has issued some “experimental statistics” covering the take-up of medicines approved by the National Institute for health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).