Search Tag: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Executive Health Management

Most Innovative Cancer Drugs Are Not Prioritised

2020 31 Jan

Innovative cancer drugs take longer to pass through clinical trials, licensing and appraisal for availability on the National Health Service ( NHS) than more conventional treatments, shows a recent study published in Drug Discovery Today .   You may also like: Cancer Research UK: Delays That Could Have Been Avoided   In... Read more

Executive Health Management

GPs Should Not Avoid Overt Patient Dialogue When Making Cancer Referrals

2014 17 Dec

A UK-based study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) reveals that general practice physicians whose patients exhibit symptoms of cancer often do not overtly discuss their recommendation for a cancer investigation when referring patients to specialists for follow-up testing. The study, conducted by researchers from the Universities... Read more