RNIB considers legal action as patients in England denied sight saving treatment available in Scotland and Wales

31 July 2015
Source: RNIB

NHS England has refused to fund anti-TNF treatments (Humira and Remicade) for patients with severe refractory uveitis. This means that no further patients will be able to access these treatments, unless they are successful through an Individual Funding Request. The decision only applies to England as treatment is available in Scotland and Wales.

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RNIB appoints new Group Director of Resources

21 January 2015

Rohan Hewavisenti, Director of Finance and Business Development at British Red Cross starts in April 2015 following the retirement of current Group Director Keith Hickey. Hewavisenti comes to RNIB after roles at Breast Cancer Care, ActionAid and VSO. In his new role at RNIB, Hewavisenti will join the charity’s Strategic Management Team, leading Group Central Resources covering Finance, IT, HR,

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