SHCA conference on high cost treatments

The Specialised Healthcare Alliance has announced the line-up for its November 2008 conference on high cost treatments. Supported by the Genetic Interest Group and the Royal College of Physicians, the conference will explore the pressures on the NHS in its provision of high cost treatments and the consequences for patients.

Speakers will include Lord Darzi, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Health, Chris Reed, Chair of the North East Specialised Commissioning Group and Joan Saddler, Director of Patient and Public Affairs at the Department of Health.