New specialised treatments cleared for NHS funding

NHS England announces three new specialised treatments are to be made available on the NHS for patients in England after initial rejection for funding back in December. Funding has been now been approved for second allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplants (also known as bone marrow transplants), with around 15 patients a year who suffer a

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NHS England unveils investment in cancer services

Chief executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, has unveiled the first fraction of hospitals that will benefit from a major national investment in NHS radiotherapy machines.   Fifteen hospitals in areas where there is greatest need have now been selected to receive new LINAC linear (accelerator) machines, as part of a £130-million investment in radiotherapy

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