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MPs criticise NHS Digital/Home Office data sharing deal

The Health and Social Care Committee has voiced “serious concerns” about NHS Digital’s ability to protect patient data, after reviewing its Memorandum of Understanding with the Home Office that allows data sharing to trace immigration offenders.

16th April 2018

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UK study to investigate kidney disease progression

A large-scale observational study of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is due to launch in general practices this month, involving 3,205 Oxfordshire residents and led by Oxford University researchers.

13th April 2018

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Public backs tax rise for NHS

A new analysis has revealed growing concern among the public over the financial state of the NHS, and support for raising taxes to help ensure that the service remains free at the point of use.

13th April 2018

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NHS in “never-ending winter”

Warning bells for the NHS are ringing again after the latest performance data showed the highest number of emergency admissions since records began and more patients than ever before waiting more than four hours for treatment.

13th April 2018

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Pfizer pulls plug on Inlyta trial

Pfizer is terminating a late-stage trial assessing Inlyta in patients at risk of kidney cancer recurrence after an interim analysis showed that it was highly unlikely the drug would offer any benefit in this setting.

12th April 2018

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Novartis’ Afinitor Disperz wins new TSC-related approval

Novartis’ Afinitor Disperz has become the first medicine to be specifically approved by US regulators to treat patients aged two years and above with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)-associated partial-onset seizures.

11th April 2018

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