Tag Archives: NHS

The Institute of Cancer Research welcomes the approval by NICE of new type of treatment for women with advanced breast cancer

LONDON, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Institute of Cancer Research, London, welcomes the approval by NICE of a new type of treatment for women with previously untreated advanced breast cancer. Palbociclib and ribociclib, two new drugs approved today for use on the NHS, … Read the full press release

UK Gov: National Health Service (NHS) and Public Health England (PHE) announce new plan to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes

NHS and PHE launch new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes. LONDON, 12-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) will today (Tuesday, 12 September 2017) announce a new drive to save thousands of … Read the full press release

Invacare International take powerchairs to a new level

CARDIFF, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global brand leader Invacare is once again raising the bar in the powerchair market, following on from the successful launch of the LiNX control system last year. Invacare has taken the smart technology a step … Read the full press release

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Regulations Called For Data-sharing Arrangements Between NHS and Google DeepMind

A study of a deal which has allowed Google DeepMind access to millions of healthcare records argues that more needs to be done to regulate such agreements between public sector bodies and private technology firms. CAMBRIDG, 20-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

University of York report: NHS needs a “clear and transparent” funding system for mental health

YORK, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The NHS needs a “clear and transparent” funding system for mental health after research revealed a substantial degree of variability in costs between hospital trusts. Mental health receives 13 per cent of the NHS’s budget, but … Read the full press release