NICE approves jaw replacement surgery, in 500th IP

NICE approves jaw replacement surgery, in 500th IP

NICE has recommended the use of jaw replacement surgery for people who have pain and difficulty opening their mouth and are unable to eat a normal diet.

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Hospitals urged to tackle incorrect use of drips

Hospitals urged to tackle incorrect use of drips

Every hospital should appoint an intravenous (IV) fluids lead to help ensure that patients receive the correct dosage and type of fluid, says NICE.

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 Pressure grows on Roche to lower breast cancer drug price

Pressure grows on Roche to lower breast cancer drug price

Leading cancer charities have joined NICE in calling on Roche to lower the price for its advanced breast cancer drug Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine).

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Annual diabetes checks among indicators proposed for latest NICE QOF menu

Annual diabetes checks among indicators proposed for latest NICE QOF menu

A series of annual checks to monitor and improve the health of people with diabetes are among measures proposed by NICE for its latest Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) indicator menu.

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