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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Experimental drugs for patients 'a step closer'

21st October 2014 – Proposed legislation that would make it possible for doctors to try out new treatments on certain patients that have not been subject to full clinical trials is due to be debated in parliament later this week. These patients will usually ... [Published BootsWebMD - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Government gives backing to Saatchi bill

Clare Dyer 1 The BMJThe UK government is supporting the Medical Innovation Bill, a private member’s bill aimed at encouraging doctors to try experimental treatments where all else has failed, without fear of litigation.The bill, proposed by the Conservative ... [Published British Medical Journal - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Families desperate for right to be given untested 'last chance' drugs

Time may be running out for Andrew Culliford. But ask him whether he'd rather meekly give in to the illness that's killing him or risk taking an unlicensed drug that might stave off its devastating effects, and his answer is unequivocal: he'd take the ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 10 reports

Govt. support for untested drugs for dying' bill

Another law that would permit critically ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medications has got government support.The Medical Innovation Bill proposed by Lord Saatchi would permit some individuals passing on of malignancy to be intentionally ... [Published TopNews New Zealand - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

State Supreme Court strikes down voter ID law

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down Arkansas’ voter identification law on Wednesday, just days ahead of the start of early voting for the Nov. 4 general election.The court on Wednesday affirmed Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox’s May ... [Published Arkansas News Bureau - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Arkansas Court Rejects Black Defendant’s All-White Jury Claim

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a convicted killer’s claim that he received an unfair trial because prosecutors improperly struck potential jurors who were black.Kevin McMiller, 22, who is black, was tried in Jefferson County ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Innovation Bill to be discussed in House of Lords

A new Bill that would allow patients who have exhausted all other options to be given experimental medical treatments is set to be discussed in the House of Lords.“We must ensure the Bill contains appropriate safeguards to protect patients"  - Sarah Woolnough, ... [Published Cancer Research UK - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Saatchi Bill: Let me be a guinea pig for new drugs, urges peer

Peer suffering MS backs Bill to allow doctors to try new treatments without fear of litigation A Conservative peer who is suffering from multiple sclerosis is backing a new law that would allow patients to try untested medicines.Lord Blencathra, a minister ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Leading doctors join with cancer patients to back Lord Saatchi's Medical Innovation Bill

More than 40 medical professionals, including Prof Michael Rawlins - President of the Royal Society of Medicine and former a head of National Institute for Clinical Excellence, back the Medical Innovation Bill in a letter to The Daily Telegraph today. ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Saatchi Bill: ministers propose new safeguards

Doctors will have to get the agreement from specialists in other hospitals before trying out untested medical treatments on patients, under new amendments to the Saatchi Bill A controversial bill to allow dying patients to try untested medicines could ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 2 reports

Lord Saatchi's Medical Innovation Bill passes first hurdle

A bill which will offer legal protectection to doctors who try out innovative new techniques or drugs on patients when all else has failed is a step closer to becoming law Doctors could be given legal protection to try out novel treatments for patients ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 01 2014 - Updated Jun 02 2014 - 1 reports

Huge response to Lord Saatchi's Medical Innovation Bill

A public consulatation on whether doctors should be allowed to experiment on dying patients with novel techniques has won huge support from the public Doctors could be allowed to experiment on dying patients with novel treatments under a new bill brought ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 01 2014]

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Experimental drugs for patients 'a step closer' [Published BootsWebMD - 21 hours ago]
Government gives backing to Saatchi bill [Published British Medical Journal - 22 hours ago]
Families desperate for right to be given untest... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 21 2014]
Govt. support for untested drugs for dying' bill [Published TopNews New Zealand - Oct 20 2014]
Dying patients could be given untested drugs: N... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
Untested medicine plan moves closer [Published BT.com - Oct 20 2014]
Medicine Innovation Bill a step closer in UK [Published Pharmafocus - Oct 20 2014]
Dying patients could be given untested drugs: N... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 20 2014]
Untested drugs bill gets government backing [Published OnMedicanet - Oct 20 2014]
Saatchi bill could see patients given untested ... [Published City A.M. - Oct 20 2014]
Untested drugs: how the Medical Innovation Bill... [Published The Week UK - Oct 20 2014]
Dying patients 'could be treated with untested ... [Published itv.com - Oct 20 2014]
Untested drugs bill a step closer [Published BBC - Oct 20 2014]
Law allowing use of untested medicines on dying... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 20 2014]
Backing for untested medicines law [Published Jersey Evening Post - Oct 19 2014]
Experimental drugs for patients could be availa... [Published Telegraph - Oct 19 2014]
State Supreme Court strikes down voter ID law [Published Arkansas News Bureau - Oct 16 2014]
Arkansas Court Rejects Black Defendant’s All-Wh... [Published Southwest Times Record - Oct 09 2014]
Medical Innovation Bill to be discussed in Hous... [Published Cancer Research UK - Oct 07 2014]
Saatchi Bill: Let me be a guinea pig for new dr... [Published Telegraph - Jun 27 2014]
Leading doctors join with cancer patients to ba... [Published Telegraph - Jun 26 2014]
Saatchi Bill: ministers propose new safeguards [Published Telegraph - Jun 25 2014]
Lord Saatchi's Medical Innovation Bill passes f... [Published Telegraph - Jun 05 2014]
Seriously ill patients could receive untested t... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
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Huge response to Lord Saatchi's Medical Innovat... [Published Telegraph - Jun 01 2014]
Lord Saatchi launches the consultation on his m... [Published Telegraph - Feb 24 2014]
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