ACMD assess impact of rescheduling. What can we learn?

ACMD assess impact of rescheduling. What can we learn?

Two years after the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) recommended that Cannabis Based Products for Medicinal use (CBPM) be moved into Schedule 2 under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 (MDR), the ACMD reflect and assess the impact of this important...
QALY’s: Measuring the immeasurable (part 2)

QALY’s: Measuring the immeasurable (part 2)

The most popular Quality of Life (QoL) measure used in the UK is EQ-5D – a framework used by NICE, the body in charge of funding decisions for the NHS. EQ-5D is a standardized instrument developed by the EuroQol Group as a measure of health-related quality of life...
QALY’s: Measuring the immeasurable (part 1)

QALY’s: Measuring the immeasurable (part 1)

There is a good chance when you ask this question you will be met with a scornful look and the assertion that a life is priceless, not only that, but there is something inherently immoral about expressing the value of one’s life as a number of pounds or dollars. The...