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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability Aids more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will publish the Risk Assessment for his Department's decision to bring the production of the annual report on Research and Development Work Relating to Assistive Technology in house from 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 211709 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 sets out the following requirement:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>“The Secretary of State shall as respects each year lay before Parliament a report on the progress made during that year in research and development work carried out by or on behalf of any Minister of the Crown in relation to equipment that might increase the range of activities and independence or well-being of disabled persons, and in particular such equipment that might improve the indoor and outdoor mobility of such persons.”</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In recent years the report has been produced by the Foundation for Assistive Technology and this contract expired in June 2014 following production of the report for 2013-14. Future reports will be produced by the Department and it is expected that the report for 2014-15 will be laid before Parliament and published in July 2015.</p><p> </p><p>There has been no specific impact or risk assessment. The Government will continue to meet the requirement set out in section 22.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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211707 more like this
211708 more like this
211710 more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T16:13:24.0967252Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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1506
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
100717
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Disability Aids more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will publish the Impact Assessment for his Department's decision to bring the production of the annual report on Research and Development Work Relating to Assistive Technology in house from 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 211710 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 sets out the following requirement:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>“The Secretary of State shall as respects each year lay before Parliament a report on the progress made during that year in research and development work carried out by or on behalf of any Minister of the Crown in relation to equipment that might increase the range of activities and independence or well-being of disabled persons, and in particular such equipment that might improve the indoor and outdoor mobility of such persons.”</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In recent years the report has been produced by the Foundation for Assistive Technology and this contract expired in June 2014 following production of the report for 2013-14. Future reports will be produced by the Department and it is expected that the report for 2014-15 will be laid before Parliament and published in July 2015.</p><p> </p><p>There has been no specific impact or risk assessment. The Government will continue to meet the requirement set out in section 22.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
211707 more like this
211708 more like this
211709 more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T16:13:24.2061433Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T16:13:24.2061433Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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1506
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
101142
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading NHS: Reorganisation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding his Department allocated to the Health Reform Evaluation Programme for 2014-15; and how much was allocated in each of the five previous years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 211976 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>Research projects on health reform were commissioned during 2007 and 2008 and brought together within the framework of the independent Health Reform Evaluation Programme. Following a supplementary call for research proposals in 2013, four new projects are commencing during the period October 2014 to January 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Expenditure by the Department on the Health Reform Evaluation Programme is shown in the following table.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><em>£ million</em></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p><p>Planned</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1.5</p></td><td><p>2.2</p></td><td><p>2.0</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td><td><p>0.4</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T17:53:57.7640777Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:53:57.7640777Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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1506
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
101143
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Orphan Drugs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much the NHS spent on orphan medicines in each of the last three years; and what proportion of total medicines expenditure that represented in each year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 211977 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The information is not collected because it could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T17:56:30.9311323Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:56:30.9311323Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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1506
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
101149
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Asthma more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent representations he has received on extending the right to free prescriptions to all asthma patients; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington North more like this
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Helen Jones more like this
star this property uin 212053 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>We are unable to make such an estimate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Data on the cost to the National Health Service of treating asthma patients in accident and emergency or unplanned hospital admissions is not collected by the Department. The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCI) has published information on reasons, for example respiratory problems, for accident and emergency attendance in its <em>Hospital Episode Statistics: Accident and Emergency Attendances in England 2012-13</em>, but this does not identify specific conditions, such as asthma, that may have prompted an accident and emergency visit or unplanned hospital admission.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Since 1 November 2013, the Department has received 44 representations through the Department’s Ministerial correspondence unit and two parliamentary questions, including the hon. Member’s own, regarding extending exemption from prescription charging to people with asthma.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 212052 more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T16:45:13.6832718Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T16:45:13.6832718Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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432
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Jones more like this
101150
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Asthma more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will estimate the potential saving from extending free prescriptions to all asthma patients arising from reductions in accident and emergency visits and unplanned hospital admissions; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warrington North more like this
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Helen Jones more like this
star this property uin 212052 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answer text <p>We are unable to make such an estimate.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Data on the cost to the National Health Service of treating asthma patients in accident and emergency or unplanned hospital admissions is not collected by the Department. The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCI) has published information on reasons, for example respiratory problems, for accident and emergency attendance in its <em>Hospital Episode Statistics: Accident and Emergency Attendances in England 2012-13</em>, but this does not identify specific conditions, such as asthma, that may have prompted an accident and emergency visit or unplanned hospital admission.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Since 1 November 2013, the Department has received 44 representations through the Department’s Ministerial correspondence unit and two parliamentary questions, including the hon. Member’s own, regarding extending exemption from prescription charging to people with asthma.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 212053 more like this
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less than 2014-10-30T16:45:13.5894852Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-30T16:45:13.5894852Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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432
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Jones more like this
101416
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star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Pancreatic Cancer more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence's health technology appraisals on pancreatic cancer research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 212353 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>We have made no such assessment.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The National Institute for Health Research is investing £6.5 million over five years to 2017 in the Liverpool Pancreas Biomedical Research Unit. This unit is working in partnership with industry and leading research institutions to develop new treatments and diagnostic strategies for pancreatic cancer, so advancements in science can lead to benefits for patients.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T17:38:12.2215702Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:38:12.2215702Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
101417
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 22 October 2014 to Question 210807, what the anticipated payments in England were in 2014-15; whether those anticipated payments have been passed to NHS England through the mandate in full; and whether the actual rebate payments for 2014-15 are on course to match or exceed those anticipated payments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cambridge more like this
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Dr Julian Huppert more like this
star this property uin 212344 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The anticipated Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) payment for 2014-15 in respect of England was estimated to be £375 million and this was taken into account when setting the 2014-15 NHS England Mandate and overall NHS budget.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The actual amount received in financial year 2014-15 will depend on actual sales covered by the PPRS in Quarters 2-4 2014 and Quarter 1 in 2015, and also on the adjusted payment percentage for 2015 which will affect Quarter 1 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to publishing PPRS payment data quarterly. In line with this commitment, the Department has published the first two quarters PPRS payments for 2014 and will be announcing the third and fourth quarter payments, which will depend on growth in those quarters, together with the adjusted payment percentage for 2015, in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 212300 more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T17:39:18.9277123Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:39:18.9277123Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Julian Huppert more like this
101420
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Terminal Illnesses more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether health technology appraisal committees can apply the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence's end-of-life criteria flexibly when appraising treatments for patients with terminal illness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 212351 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>Appraisal Committees are independent advisory bodies responsible for making recommendations to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on the clinical and cost effectiveness of treatments for use in the National Health Service.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NICE’s <em>Guide to the Methods of Technology Appraisal</em> is published at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.nice.org.uk/article/PMG9/chapter/Foreword" target="_blank">www.nice.org.uk/article/PMG9/chapter/Foreword</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>and describes how its Appraisal Committees reach decisions on treatments. It provides details of the criteria that need to be met in order to apply greater flexibility in the appraisal of life-extending drugs for patients at the end of their lives.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T17:33:34.6331305Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:33:34.6331305Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
101421
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Cancer: Drugs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many cancer drugs approved by the Cancer Drugs Fund have subsequently been (a) approved and (b) rejected by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 212352 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published final technology appraisal guidance for 27 treatment indications that have been approved by the Cancer Drugs Fund panel for inclusion on its national list. Of these:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>- three treatment indications have been recommended by NICE;</p><p> </p><p>- three treatment indications have received an optimised recommendation from NICE, recommending use for to a smaller group of patients than is eligible for treatment through the Cancer Drugs Fund; and</p><p> </p><p>- 21 treatment indications have not been recommended. In some cases, NICE issued guidance that did not recommend a treatment before it was approved for inclusion the Cancer Drugs Fund national list.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>NICE is appraising but has yet to issue final guidance for some treatment indications. NICE is also currently updating its guidance for two treatment indications with an optimised recommendation; and one treatment indication that is not recommended. Additionally, a number of treatments on the Cancer Drugs Fund national list have not been appraised by NICE.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Mid Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed George Freeman more like this
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less than 2014-11-03T17:55:43.5064292Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T17:55:43.5064292Z
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4020
star this property label Biography information for George Freeman more like this
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4056
unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this