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Behind the Headlines:  Is NICE influenced by pharma?
We take a closer look at media claims that NICE is influenced by the pharmaceutical industry.
March 12, 2014

Behind the Headlines ? Prostate cancer drug decision a cruel twist
We take a closer look at media coverage that claims our prostate cancer drug decision is a "cruel twist" for patients.
February 4, 2014

Will elderly patients miss out on new drugs?
Will elderly patients miss out on new drugs? Here we take a closer look at proposed changes to NICE's apprasial system.
January 10, 2014

Improving the mental wellbeing of older people in care homes
More than 400,000 older people currently live in care homes, a figure set to increase given the UK?s ageing population.
December 13, 2013

Ensuring our guidance reflects latest research
The evidence base for medical procedures is constantly evolving, with new research on their safety and clinical effectiveness being published all the time.
November 29, 2013

Exploring the impact of NICE technology appraisals
As NICE publishes its 300th technology appraisal, we look back at the impact they have had on patient care.
November 27, 2013

Could preventing acute kidney injury hold the key to cutting the number of avoidable deaths on the NHS?
Could preventing acute kidney injury hold the key to cutting the number of avoidable deaths on the NHS?
August 28, 2013

Measures to improve the care for people who self-harm
The number of people who self-harm has risen steadily over the past two decades, meaning the UK now has one of the highest rates in Europe.
July 23, 2013

What are the options for women with inherited breast cancer?
Following Angelina Jolie?s decision to go public with the news that she has had a double mastectomy for breast cancer, we explore who is at risk and the treatment options available for women on the NHS.
May 21, 2013

Behind the Headlines:Will all pregnant women be breathalysed for smoking?
Latest media reports suggest that all pregnant women will be made to take a breath test for smoking. Here we take a closer look at what was exactly recommended.
May 13, 2013

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