Thursday, 13 March 2014

ScHARRNews - Thursday 13th March 2014



NICE ask Alexion to justify price of eculizumab
On the back of our previous post about ‘only in research’ and ‘approval with research’ recommendations, this represents another new approach by NICE.  Details of NICE’s thinking are below, after we’ve let you know that ScHARR-TAG were the Evidence Review Group for this and the team were Paul Tappenden, Alice Bessey, Abdullah Pandor, Eva Kaltenthaler, Anna Cantrell, Becca Harvey, Kate Ren, Monica H
Prof Mountain's Second Visit to Puerto Rico
Gail Mountain recently had the privilege of visiting Puerto Rico for the second time. Gail is a mentor for Elsa Orellano - pictured on the right of the photo.  Elsa is a post-doctoral occupational therapy researcher at the University of Puerto Rico and a graduate of the Master’s Program in Post-Doctoral Research and has been conducting lifestyle research informed by the UK Lifestyle Matters and th


Latest journal articles from HEDS
The following articles were published by researchers within HEDS in February.Use of generic and condition-specific measures of health-related quality of life in NICE decision-making: A systematic review, statistical modelling and surveyLongworth L, Yang Y, Young T, Mulhern B, Hernández Alava M, Mukuria C, Rowen D, Tosh J, Tsuchiya A, Evans P, et al.Health Technology Assessment 18(9):1-224 Feb 2014
Simon Denegri on PPI
Simon Denegri's interesting talk about PPI. To view the talk please click here.

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