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Archive of: April, 2008

  • Who will stand up for rare conditions?

    Specialised Healthcare Alliance director John Murray has argued in a recent article for the Health Service Journal that the NHS needs to be better equipped to treat rare conditions.

    He writes: “ the cumulative number of people suffering from all rare conditions is considerable. No official figures exist, but we are talking about hundreds of thousands of people. That is why specialist medicine is central to a functioning health service.”