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BBC Radio Kent Will NICE deny treatments to the elderly?

Image Will NICE deny treatments to the elderly?

Gail Beer, Director of Operations at 2020health talked to Julia George about the new feature that NICE will deny treatments to the elderly if new drugs are assessed using a societal impact model. Gail pointed out that the NHS is committed to treating everyone equally regardless of age, sex, race or creed and that not treating elderly people has a societal impact in terms of using resources so it is not just about treating the young and working population.