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The New Treatment Fund speeds up patient access to life-improving and life-saving new treatments.

First published:
10 February 2020
Last updated:

The New Treatment Fund ensures that patients have faster access to medicines recommended by:

The fund enables health boards and trusts to make new medicines available as soon as possible.

Once it has been approved, health boards and trusts have a 60-day deadline to make a newly recommended medicine available for prescription.

They regularly report how quickly they put the new medicines onto their prescribing lists to Welsh Government.