UK's National Health Service is planning to increase the share of the payments to doctors that is linked to the well improved health of their patients.
The new plan is part of the NHS's efforts to improve UK's strength in life sciences and use of innovative medicine. The health body will also launch new incentives to boost use of drugs and treatments that have proved to show better results. The new initiatives will also look at address silos between budgets that bar new approaches.
British Prime Minister David Cameron had announced the new measures on Tuesday aimed at boosting research and development of new medicines in the UK with the help of collaboration of the NHS.
Cameron said that "a massive missed opportunity out of kilter with the whole spirit of the NHS", and pledged to "take the best of the NHS to remedy the worst." He was speaking at a Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology conference in London.
The PM also said that the NHF reforms linked to clinically-led commissioning should encourage faster acceptance of cost effective medicines in the UK. The government has also promised to create an innovation fund for specialised services commissioning under the new NHS reforms.
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