The nice or not so nice lecture
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Sir Michael Rawlins (Chairman, NICE) talks about the role of NICE in medicine today. Beginning with how it was established he explains NICE's role in deciding on the cost-effectiveness and safety of new interventions.
This lecture was filmed at an event called: 'Nice.. or not so nice? (lecture by Sir Michael Rawlins)'.
RSM Event Description:
"Michael Rawlins became consultant physician, consultant clinical pharmacologist and Ruth and Lionel Jacobson professor of clinical pharmacology at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, holding these posts from 1973 until 2006. He served as vice-chairman and later as chairman of the committee on Safety of Medicines.
Sir Michael became chairman of the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence at the time of its formation. Even with this enormous workload he lectures and advises around the world, and remains an Honorary Professor of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine"
Date of lecture: 12th May 2011