Breast cancer patients to have routine access to two life extending drugs after new deal, say NICE in draft guidance

Breast cancer patients to have routine access to two life extending drugs after new deal, say NICE in draft guidance

NICE has recommended palbociclib and ribociclib for routine funding after the companies lowered the prices and gave more evidence for their effectiveness.

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Use antibiotics effectively to reduce drug-resistance

Use antibiotics effectively to reduce drug-resistance

Good management of antibiotics can halve the number of people picking-up drug-resistant infections in hospital, new data suggests.

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Help older people with learning disabilities plan for the future, says NICE

Help older people with learning disabilities plan for the future, says NICE

NICE recommends health and social care professionals help older people with learning disabilities live healthy and fulfilling lives as they age, including planning for life-changing events.

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Inherited risk of high cholesterol should be identified and treated as early as possible, NICE says in updated guidance

Inherited risk of high cholesterol should be identified and treated as early as possible, NICE says in updated guidance

Medical records should be checked to identify people who may be at risk of common inherited cholesterol disorder familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), NICE says.

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