NICE approves gene therapy for rare ‘bubble baby syndrome’

NICE approves gene therapy for rare ‘bubble baby syndrome’

Strimvelis, a treatment for an ultra-rare inherited immune deficiency condition that has been dubbed ‘bubble baby syndrome’ has been approved by NICE in draft guidance.

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Antibiotic resistance is now “common” in urinary tract infections

Antibiotic resistance is now “common” in urinary tract infections

The number of urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by drug resistant bacteria is increasing, new data shows.

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Hundreds of patients to have access to head and neck cancer drug after new deal, says NICE

Hundreds of patients to have access to head and neck cancer drug after new deal, says NICE

Nivolumab is recommended for use within the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) for some patients with head and neck cancer.

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New treatment option for people with gastrointestinal cancer

New treatment option for people with gastrointestinal cancer

More people will be able to receive regorafenib now that NICE has said it should move out of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) and into routine NHS funding.

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