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NICE recommends introduction of 10% statin threshold into QOF despite GP opposition


Anon3.58, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Assocition have joint guideline, ebvidence based, and published in NEJM to support their decision. Obviously the lower the threshold the great the impact on outcomes, but higher costs and side effects. It is nothing to do with Pharma who do not benefit from these gudelines. Should we care what the Americans say, well yes we should since they are leaders in Health Care whether we agree with them or not - doesn't mean we have to do what they say, but we should listen, and often learn.

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01 Jun 2015

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