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The Medical Innovation Bill

Reading Time: 2 minutes A lot has been happening in terms of research policy at the moment, from the announcement of the European adaptive licensing pilot to the Government’s Early Access to Medicines scheme. The newest addition is the Medical Innovation Bill. But, what does this Bill mean? How is it different to the other initiatives and why are we not supporting…

Early Access to Medicines scheme

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last month the UK Government’s Department of Health announced an Early Access to Medicines Scheme. But, what is this new scheme? and what does it mean for people living with MND? The drug trial process The only proven drug to slow progression in MND is riluzole. This is the only drug that has passed all the…