Cystic Fibrosis drug given green light in England

24 October 2019 A life-extending drug for cystic fibrosis will be available on the NHS in England, health bosses say. NHS England reached a deal with Orkambi manufacturers Vertex Pharmaceuticals after months of talks.  Patients should be able to get Read More …

‘Life-changing’ cystic fibrosis drug deal for Scotland is welcomed

12 September 2019 Families have welcomed a deal which will make two “life-changing” cystic fibrosis drugs available to eligible patients in Scotland. A five-year agreement has been reached between the Scottish government and pharmaceutical company Vertex over the use of Read More …