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- Patients wait five years for new drugs. Robinson, Stephen // GP: General Practitioner;5/16/2012, p1
The article presents information on a report commissioned by Pfizer according to which the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has missed its 301-day target for individual medicines in about 77% of cases. It has been found that National Health Service (NHS) patients wait...
- Commentary: controversies in NICE guidance on osteoarthritis. Dalbeth, Nicola; Arroll, Bruce // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/1/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7642, p504
The author reflects on guidelines for the care and management of osteoarthritis which have been developed by Great Britain's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. He suggests that the guidelines raise several problems and questions for physicians. He argues that adequate funding...
- 'No barriers' to NICE. // Pulse;8/22/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 27, p9
The article reports that clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) will be required to publish a list of treatments they provide on the National Health Service (NHS) by April 2013 in a bid to end postcode lottery access to National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)-approved treatments.
- A NICE approach. Harrison, Sarah // Nursing Standard;9/6/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 52, p12
The article focuses on the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, an independent organization responsible for providing guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health in Great Britain. The body produces guidance developed using the...
- NICE group backs health rewards. // GP: General Practitioner;10/1/2010, p4
The article reports that the Citizens Council of the British National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence has shown its support for incentive schemes to improve public health. The council has piloted schemes offering supermarket vouchers to pregnant women to stop smoking, rewards for...
- Why is the press so nasty to NICE? Hawkes, Nigel // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/4/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7673, p788
The author reflects on an increase in negative publicity which has been leveled against Great Britain's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence by members of the British press. He suggests that the press has declared open season on the institute. He suggests that much of the...
- NICE is told to halt its work on 19 public health topics. Kmietowicz, Zosia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/1/2011, Vol. 342 Issue 7787, p11
The article reports on the decision of the British government to stop its guidance-development efforts of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) for 19 public health issues.
- UK NICE releases obesity prevention, treatment guidance. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;1/13/2007, Issue 519, p3
The article reports that the Great Britain National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence released a guideline on the treatment and prevention of obesity in children and adults. The guideline emphasized the need to improve public health interventions. It recommends ways to address the...
- NICE respected and trusted. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;Aug2015, Vol. 733 Issue 1, p4
The article reports that the first Triennial Review of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has described NICE as a trusted and respected organization in Great Britain.