UK court dismisses AbbVie's legal challenge against the NHS

@article{Burki2019UKCD,
  title={UK court dismisses AbbVie's legal challenge against the NHS},
  author={Talha Khan Burki},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2019},
  volume={393},
  pages={307-308}
}
  • T. Burki
  • Published 26 January 2019
  • The Lancet
The High Court has dismissed a legal challenge by US pharmaceutical firm AbbVie against the National Health Service (NHS) England’s procurement deal for drugs to treat and cure hepatitis C. The decision means that the plan to eliminate the virus in England remains on track. “Court cases such as this are a waste of NHS resources and taxpayers’ money, in this case resulting in an unavoidable delay in our efforts to tackle the threat of hepatitis C”, stated John Stewart, director of specialised… Expand