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NICE issues final guidance for inotersen for hATTR amyloidosis

Thursday 23rd May 2019
Akcea Therapeutics UK Ltd has announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its final Highly Specialised Technologies (HST) Guidance for Tegsedi® (inotersen) for the treatment of stage 1 or stage 2 polyneuropathy in adult patients with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (hATTR).1,2
 
This follows the positive Final Evaluation Document (FED)3 recommending...
Fri, 11 Jan 2019
Commonly prescribed drugs for diabetes, heart conditions and high blood pressure could help treat severe mental health problems, a study has shown.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019
Ensuring extra refrigerated storage to stockpile temperature-sensitive medicines in the case of a no-deal Brexit will cost £1m, the Government has revealed.
Tue, 8 Jan 2019
The change follows concerns around fatalities resulting from the misuse of the medicines
Mon, 7 Jan 2019
New plans for the NHS to tackle ‘killer conditions’ such as strokes and heart attacks could save up to half a million lives, the UK’s Government has announced.
Fri, 4 Jan 2019
The medicines watchdog has recalled certain batches of products containing ibesartan made by the manufacturer Accord (formerly Actavis) over contamination fears.
Thu, 3 Jan 2019
What the Department of Health and Social Care’s ‘operational readiness’ guidance says about exiting the EU
Tue, 11 Dec 2018
A no-deal Brexit could create disruption over importing and exporting medicines at the Anglo-French border for up to six months, the Government has predicted.

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