Month: September 2014

Mike Tremblay September 9, 2014

Measuring Up: the health of NHS Cancer Services is a report from Cancer Research UK. I have no difficulty accepting much of what they have discovered and the report’s key points are sensible. But, two main conclusions are unsurprising and disappointing: more money¬†and better leadership. There will never be enough money, so we need to […]

Mike Tremblay September 4, 2014

Sir Andrew Dillon, the erstwhile leader of NICE as said that it is irrational for the Cancer Drug Fund to pay for drugs that NICE has turned down. He’s right of course, it is irrational. But only if NICE’s logic is compelling. The problem for Sir Andrew, and like-minded people, is that there is another […]