Government response to the Health Select Committee report on the future of NICE

In its response to the Health Select Committee’s report on the future role of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), the government has confirmed NICE will: have a crucial role in the future value-based pricing arrangements for … Read more → – Government response to the Health Select Committee report on the future of NICE

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Recent non-executive appointments to DH public bodies and committees

The following appointments and re-appointments have been made to the Department’s public bodies and committees: NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement (NHS III) Joseph Liddane has been re-appointed as a member responsible for chairing the audit committee of NHS III … Read more → – Recent non-executive appointments to DH public bodies and committees

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NICE to assess value of medicines from 2014

NICE will take responsibility for assessing the full value of medicines when new pricing arrangements are introduced in 2014 the Government announced today. The Government confirmed the plans in its official response to the Health Select Committee’s report on the … Read more → – NICE to assess value of medicines from 2014

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Be Clear on Cancer: plans for 2013/14

Provisional plans for 2013/14 for campaigns to promote earlier diagnosis of cancer have been announced alongside an update on key evaluation results from some of the campaigns to date. The 2013/14 programme will begin with a national reminder lung cancer … Read more → – Be Clear on Cancer: plans for 2013/14

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NHS communications from 1 April 2013

The NHS Commissioning Board is to take over responsibility for communicating with all NHS staff from 1 April 2013. As a result, from 26 March 2013, this Medical Directors’ Bulletin website will no longer be updated and these pages will … Read more → – NHS communications from 1 April 2013

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