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NICE approves COPD treatment roflumilast for routine NHS use

Thousands of patients to benefit from roflumilast, also known as Daxas, to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after NICE says it should be more widely available.

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New programme will assess how digital therapies can help treat anxiety and depression

NICE is to start assessing new digital therapies that will help treat more people with anxiety and depression.

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New type of treatment for Crohn’s disease is approved by NICE

Following NICE recommendations, patients with Crohn’s disease will have routine NHS access to drug ustekinumab, which offers a new way of treating the condition.

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Kadcyla new deal for breast cancer patients given green light in final draft guidance

A new deal on the breast cancer drug Kadcyla (also called trastuzumab emtansine and made by Roche) means that it can now be recommended for routine funding on the NHS.

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