Medical Treatments

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 8th July 2016.

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Photo of Daniel Zeichner Daniel Zeichner Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what engagement his Department has had with the Accelerated Access Review (AAR); and whether the AAR plans to investigate expediting the delivery of new drugs and devices to tackle MRSA and antimicrobial resistance.

Photo of George Freeman George Freeman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Accelerated Access Review team is a joint unit between the Department of Health and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The Accelerated Access Review is intended to reform the landscape for the assessment, adoption and reimbursement of innovative drugs, devices and other treatments across all therapeutic areas.

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