ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

U.K. launches review to speed patient access

November 21, 2014 2:56 AM UTC

The U.K. government said it will launch a review of its drug, device and diagnostics development process in order to speed up patient access to new therapies.

The Innovative Medicines and MedTech Review will explore ways in which precision medicine and new technologies are leading to faster drug development, examine how companies and regulatory agencies can share data in a faster review process, and study the role of charities and patient groups in increasing access to new treatments. ...