and NICE can still withhold medication back'Today we have won the very important point that NICE guidance is unlawful because it discriminated against significant groups of people.
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Today we have won the very important point that NICE guidance is unlawful because it discriminated against significant groups of people.
On this site http://www.alzheimers-research.org.uk/news/article.php?type=News&id=127The High Court today ruled that the process which resulted in Alzheimer’s drugs being restricted on the NHS was generally fair.
Hi Margarita and all,Margarita said:I am finding it very confusing as the above quote is on the AZ society main page
Thanks for the clarification, Tash.Tash said:However, doctors still have the right to exercise their clinical judgement and prescribe where they think it is appropriate.
1. The guidance discriminated against people with learning disabilites, language difficulties and people whose first language is not English
when they done Ist MMSE on my mother on returning to england no one ask if my mother English was not her first language .whose first language is not English
the memory nurse said that if PCT pulled the funding that they give our doctor , then my doctor would not of been able to give it to my mother .is that if the consultant prescribes the drug he has to be able to justify it to the PCT.
That so true , compared to 2 pound fifty pence' that a tablet cost , then how much it would cost in care home [late stage medication] most be more economic2. NICE had failed to evaluate carer benefit adequately.