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NICE to sort clinical “wheat from chaff”

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 13 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:416
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

    Six weeks before the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) goes live as thearbiter of NHS treatment in England and Wales, the chairman, Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, said the most important thing on his agenda is to gain the early confidence of the health professions, as well as the public and parliament.

    Sir Michael appeared before the Commons health committee as the government issued a discussion …

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