AWMSG

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AWMSGAll Wales Medicines Strategy Group (UK)
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The petition states: "We call on the National Assembly for Wales to call for a resolution to ongoing negotiations between NHS Wales, the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group, the Welsh Health and Specialised Services Committee and Vertex Pharmaceuticals regarding access to the cystic fibrosis medicine, Orkambi, as a matter of urgency.
The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) has recommended Pfizer's (NYSE: PFE) Somavert (pegvisomant) as an option for routine use on the NHS in Wales, Pharma Times reported on Friday.
The announcement follows the decision on Truvada by the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group.
The trial PREP goes against the advice of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group, whose report suggested the drug was not cost-effective and not proven to work if individuals did not adhere to consistently taking it.
The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) has issued guidance stating that Novo Nordisk's insulin, also known as Tresiba, would now be available to healthcare professionals.
Dr Matthew Makin, chief of staff of the Cancer Clinical Programme Group, said: "If a drug is approved by NICE and the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group, then such drugs are used as standard treatment.
Doug Naysmith (Lab Bristol North West) told Ministers: 'The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group recommended the use of this drug in NHS Wales earlier this month, pending ministerial ratification.
The move to trial PREP goes against the advice of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG), whose report suggested the drug is not costeffective and not proven to work if individuals do not adhere to consistently taking the medication.
The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group has accepted Briviact, also known as brivaracetam, for use within NHS Wales as an add-on treatment for partial onset seizures.
Yesterday their battle was won after Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford announced he has approved a recommendation from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) that Vimizim should be available in Wales.
Speaking at the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group tenth anniversary conference, Griffiths said: "I feel strongly a Cancer Drugs Fund would not be in the best interests of people in Wales.
All new medicines that are deemed clinically and cost effective by Nice or the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group are provided on the NHS.
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