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Compassionate Use

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The use of an unauthorised medicine outside a clinical study in individual patients under strictly controlled conditions. This helps to make medicines that are still under development available to patients.

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Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR)

Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) is the most common label given to the function within pharmaceutical…

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Scientific Advice

Advice given by a regulatory/ reimbursement authority to a manufacturer on appropriate tests and studies…

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