AHSN Network welcomes new fast-track route into the NHS for breakthrough medicines and technologies

On 3 November 2017 the AHSN Network warmly welcomed the Government’s announcement of a new accelerated access scheme for “breakthrough” medicines and technologies.  Due to be introduced in April 2018, the Accelerated Access Pathway should significantly speed up the time it takes for patients to benefit from innovative new products for conditions such as cancer, dementia and diabetes. Professor Mike Hannay, Chair of the AHSN Network, said: “The launch of the new Accelerated Access Pathway is excellent news, as we believe it will play an important role in bringing the recommendations from the Accelerated Access Review (AAR) to life....

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