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Archive of: December, 2009

  • National Commissioning Consultation

    The Specialised Healthcare Alliance welcomes the Department of Health’s consultation on measures to strengthen national commissioning, including the approach to funding decisions for very specialised new technologies. The rationale for the proposals and the parallel development of an ethical framework chime closely with the results of the Alliance’s conference on high cost treatments in November 2008 and subsequent work. We will be considering the document carefully before submitting our comments by the closing date of 19th February 2010.