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Alzheimer's Victory: After Three-Year Campaign By the Mail, Sufferers Will Finally Get Vital £2.50 Drugs Banned By NICE


Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimer, campaign, drugs, NICE, patients, health )

Anna
- 3145 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Hundreds of thousands of people in the early stages of Alzheimer's will no longer be denied crucial drugs that slow the devastating disease.A three-year campaign by the Daily Mail ended in victory yesterday when the NHS drug rationing body reversed.....



   

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linda b (186)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 4:45 am
This has got to be great news for the sufferers of this terrible illness.Thank you Anna.
 

Carolyn Bridges (30)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 5:30 am
noted and thank god for the people who has this illness maybe they can have some peace now i just hope it works for them.
 

Jae A (316)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 10:04 am
At last...a win for those who need it the most !! Nice to see a good story for a change huh :-).
 

Carol H (229)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 11:20 am
thanks Anna, noted
 

Trequl M (170)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 11:44 am
Noted with thanks.
 

Ken L (28)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 1:04 pm
Great new for all those affected with this terrible disease and their families. Thanks for posting this article Anna.
 

AA S (136)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 1:48 pm
Shame the Mail hates disabled people in general so much (see this post: http://wheresthebenefit.blogspot.com/2010/09/daily-mails-deserving-few-scroungers.html ). I'm slightly concerned that they'll be using this as a veneer of respectability over their usual "cripple scum die in the gutter" attitude.

But if a little good has been achieved then I am very glad. I hope it brings relief to sufferers and their families. Thanks Anna.
 

ewoud k (68)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 1:50 pm
So good news exists after all.

Thanks Daily Mail, but on't stop here. There's more good to be done!
 

Morris G. (18)
Thursday October 7, 2010, 1:51 pm
Great example of government-run health care. It took 3 years to get this ban lifted. Is this what we have to look forward to here in the US?
 

Shirley S (187)
Friday October 8, 2010, 1:31 am
A GOOD NEWS STORY.
 

Jose Ramon Fisher Rodriguez (13)
Friday October 8, 2010, 1:50 am
Denial of care and treatment is not OK under any circumstances.
 

Michael Masley (4)
Friday October 8, 2010, 5:37 am
noted and the deniers should be up on charges
 

Edward M (8)
Friday October 8, 2010, 6:44 am
all that we here, in the UK, can pray for is that those who sit on the panel of NICE come down with extremely unpleasant diseases for which there is NO treatment and NO cure.
 

Ann L (15)
Friday October 8, 2010, 3:25 pm
Great news. The earlier with medication the better the outcome.
 

Sharon Balloch (127)
Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:20 am
To late for my Mom but maybe its will help others.. so yippee.
 
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