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NICE, Age Discrimination, and Treatment at the End of Life

Posted Feb 10 2010 8:39am

On April 16th, University College London is holding a free one day conference on the topic of how the NHS should deal with questions of age when making decisions about which treatments to fund at the end of life.  

Programme

9.30am Coffee and registration
10am Welcome Jo Wolff (UCL)
10.15am How does NICE view age?  Andrew Stevens (Birmingham)
11am Age weighting and the QALY.  Mark Sculpher (York)
12pm Age discrimination: some analytical issues.  John Macnicol (LSE)
1pm Lunch
1.45pm Life saving treatments and the QALY.  Aki Tsuchiya (Sheffield)
2.45pm Is the rule of rescue dead? Sarah Edwards (UCL)
3.30pm Tea
4pm What matters in extending life? Jo Wolff (UCL)
5pm Close
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