NICE

There is a remedy for heart failure — why hasn’t the NHS adopted it?

For most of us, the tragic events in Syria were shocking. Sarin gas caused the innocent victims’ bodies and lungs…

Cancer drugs still being assessed for the NHS ‘to be given to patients early’

England’s Cancer Drugs Fund, which pays for drugs the NHS deems unaffordable, is to be overhauled. Under new plans patients…

Lack of British sunshine means we are now advised to take a vitamin D pill every day

New draft guidelines by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition suggest that everyone in the UK should take vitamin D…

The drugs do work

Confusion for diabetes patients as health regulator ditches its ‘bonkers’ treatment plan

Diabetes is on the rise in Britain – at a frightening rate. Yet NICE, the health regulator, doesn’t seem to…