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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (29 Nov 2018)

Tom Brake: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that cystic fibrosis sufferers have access to Orkambi.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (27 Nov 2018)

Ranil Jayawardena: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress he has made on the acquisition of Orkambi for the NHS.

Health and Social Care: Topical Questions (27 Nov 2018)

Luke Hall: 19 November marked the three-year licence of the cystic fibrosis drug, Orkambi, in the UK, which is still not available on the NHS. Will the Secretary of State confirm whether there has been any further consideration to provide interim access to this treatment for patients, such as my constituents Annabelle Brennan and Cameron Jameson, while these negotiations continue?

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Orkambi: Northern Ireland (26 Nov 2018)

Sylvia Hermon: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if she will meet families of cystic fibrosis sufferers in Northern Ireland who are seeking to secure the availability of Orkambi on the NHS; and if she will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (21 Nov 2018)

Heidi Allen: ...My question is about the conversation between the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NHS England and Vertex, which has been at an impasse for almost three years now, about access to Orkambi for patients who need it. Pharmaceutical companies are of course entitled to make profit, and research and development is expensive and lengthy, but now that we have reached the point...

Health and Social Care: Orkambi (23 Oct 2018)

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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cystic Fibrosis: Health Services (16 Oct 2018)

Steve Brine: .../ng78# NICE is the organisation responsible for assessing the clinical and cost effectiveness of medicine for the NHS. NICE has considered precision medicines for the treatment of CF, such as Orkambi and Kalydeco. The use of Kalydeco is approved by NICE and is currently being used by around 400 patients. However, NICE have been unable to recommend the use of the precision medicine...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (19 Sep 2018)

Lord Pearson of Rannoch: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will invite the NHS and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to re-consider their decision not to offer Orkambi to cystic fibrosis sufferers in England and Wales.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (14 Sep 2018)

Luke Hall: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps the Government has taken to ensure that (a) negotiations between Vertex Pharmaceuticals and NHS England on access to Orkambi for people with cystic fibrosis proceed without further delay and (b) an agreement is reached between the two parties.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (10 Sep 2018)

Stephen Hepburn: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Adjournment debate of 17 July 2018 on Access to Orkambi, Official Report, columns 377-386, if he will take steps to keep hon. Members updated over the summer recess in the event that any progress is made between Vertex and NHS England on making the drug Orkambi available on the NHS for people with Cystic Fibrosis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cystic Fibrosis: Drugs (4 Sep 2018)

Ivan Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Adjournment debate of 17 July 2018 on Access to Orkambi, Official Report, cols 377-386, what steps he is taking to (a) facilitate and (b) participate as appropriate in a meeting between the chief executives of NHS England and of Vertex to discuss patient access to lumacaftor-ivacaftor and other medicines for cystic fibrosis.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (25 Jul 2018)

Ben Bradley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with (a) Vertex and (b) NHS England on access to Orkambi on the NHS.

Health and Social Care: Artificial Intelligence (24 Jul 2018)

Ian Austin: ...just artificial intelligence. The development of other life sciences and new technologies can have a massive effect on improving people’s healthcare, such as the development of treatments like Orkambi for people with cystic fibrosis. Will the Secretary of State make it an important priority to cut through the impasse between NHS England and the manufacturer, Vertex, so that people with...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (20 Jul 2018)

Luke Hall: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care what plans he has to ensure his Department continues to engage and meet with NHS England and Vertex to discuss access to Orkambi.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (20 Jul 2018)

Luke Hall: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether ensuring access to Orkambi for people with cystic fibrosis is a priority for his Department.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (20 Jul 2018)

Luke Hall: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a date has been set for the next meeting between NHS England and Vertex to discuss access to the drug Orkambi.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (20 Jul 2018)

Luke Hall: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what his Department's policy is on Vertex (a) waiving its confidentiality clause on the negotiations around NHS access to the drug Orkambi and (b) disclosing details of its offer to NHS England.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi (19 Jul 2018)

Jeff Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to intervene in negotiations between NHS England and pharmaceutical company Vertex on the provision of Orkambi to Cystic Fibrosis patients on the NHS.

Access to Orkambi (17 Jul 2018)

Steve Brine: ...have it. Once more, we have heard hon. Members make compassionate—that is a very good word—pleas urging an immediate resolution in the ongoing discussions between NHS England and Vertex to make Orkambi available on the NHS in England. To the hon. Member for North Down (Lady Hermon), who raised this in an intervention, I say that, absolutely, I will make sure my officials are talking...


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