HSE boss says decision to pay for Soliris will impact on services elsewhere

first_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Google+ Pinterest HSE boss says decision to pay for Soliris will impact on services elsewhere WhatsApp Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic The head of the H-S-E says the decision to pay for expensive drugs for patients with a rare blood disorder will have a knock on effect on the rest of the health service.Tony O’Brien says the cost of the Soliris drug – which costs 430 thousand euro a year for every patient – will mean cuts elsewhere.The service last week agreed to pay for the drug for a small number of people with the rare condition P-N-H, one of them a teenager from Ardara.Tony O’Brien says the H-S-E is still working to lower the cost of the drug………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/obriensoliris.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Homepage BannerNews Previous articleQuigley to face Lanny Dardar in fourth pro fightNext articleRaphoe players have difficult day in Belgium News Highland WhatsApp Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North By News Highland – February 12, 2015 Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th last_img read more

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