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Guest Blogspot: Think carefully about value-based drug pricing in the UK and let common sense prevail.
David Cameron and Jeremy Hunt share an important skill. They both have firsts from Oxford in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE). I am not the greatest fan of this course because I would like to see more scientists, engineers and … Continue reading
Posted in Business, competition, David Cameron, Department of Health, Drugs, Election, Jeremy Hunt, NHS, Patients, Pharma, Policy, Primary Care Tagged 2020health, block-buster, competition, David Cameron, demand, Department of Health, drug pricing system, Drugs, elderly, GP, GPs, Health Bill, innovation, medicine, National Health Service, NHS, NICE, parallel exports, parallel imports, patient, Patients, pharmaceutical, Philosophy and Economics, Politics, PPE, PPRS, pricing, quality of life, R&D, reference price, Research, value-based, value-based pricing, VBP Leave a comment
Now half-term is over
It’s back to work today for all the GPs returning from the ski-slopes and MPs coming back to more Bills than a flock of pelicans. DH has been fairly quiet, just commenting on food and drink: Lancet claims that Ministers … Continue reading
Posted in Department of Health, Hospitals Tagged alcohol, Commissioning, David Nicholson, demand, health, Lancet 1 Comment
No place for knee-jerk
On the first day of the BMA conference, The Times reports today that hospitals and employees are already reporting stories of cancellations of procedures, laying off of staff and a general short-sighted panicky response to the need to make savings. … Continue reading
Posted in Demand Reduction, Finance Tagged BMA, demand, Finance, NHS Leave a comment
Coalition health challenge (needs to reduce demand)
I have written the opinion piece in the Health Service Journal published today, which you may not be able to access unless yo subscribe, so here’s an out-take: The savings that need to be found are attributed to the rising … Continue reading
Posted in Andrew Lansley, Policy Tagged Andrew lansley, demand, HSJ, savings Leave a comment
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