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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People with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges should be better cared for in the community, says NICE

People with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges should be better cared for in the community, says NICE

Local authorities and NHS bodies should provide specialist community care for people with learning disabilities who behave in a way that challenges to avoid admissions to psychiatric wards or residential homes, new draft guidance from NICE says.

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Responding to child abuse and neglect - a view from NICE

Responding to child abuse and neglect - a view from NICE

Children who have experienced abuse or neglect could be offered therapy; and their parents sent on programmes to support their families better, new guidance from NICE says.

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