News Links: Botox given go-ahead for chronic migraines in England and Wales

Here are a few of the links to the top story of today….

Botox given go-ahead for migraine sufferers
The Guardian
Botox, best-known for smoothing wrinkles, is to become available on the NHS to thousands of people whose lives are blighted by chronic migraines after a rethink by the drugs rationing body. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 

The Guardian
Watchdog supports Botox headache jabs
Telegraph.co.uk
Botox injections should be provided on the NHS to treat chronic migraine, according to a health watchdog. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) published final draft guidance recommending the anti–wrinkle jab for migraine

Telegraph.co.uk
Botox migraine jab set to be offered on NHS, says NICE
BBC News
By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News The anti-wrinkle drug Botox could soon be offered to patients with chronic migraines by the NHS in England and Wales, according to the medicines watchdog. It is thought 700000 people in the UK 
Migraine Sufferers May Get Botox On NHS
Sky News
Botox could soon be available on the NHS to treat those who suffer from chronic migraines. The injections, most commonly known as an anti-wrinkle treatment, have been shown to relieve pain for those who suffer from the severe and debilitating headaches 

Sky News
Migraine treatment: Botox injections given green light
Daily Mail
By Chris Hanlon Thousands of patients who suffer from migraines will be offered Botox injections on the NHS. A U-turn by the drugs rationing body NICE yesterday brought provisional approval of the treatment, which combats headaches, 

Daily Mail
Botox for migraines on NHS closer
The Press Association
The use of Botox to treat chronic migraine on the NHS has moved a step nearer. Health watchdog the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published final draft guidance which recommends the anti-wrinkle jab for the condition.
Botox to be the new treatment for chronic migraine
The Independent
Botox, the anti-wrinkle treatment based on the lethal paralysing drug botulinum toxin, is expected to be recommended for the treatment of chronic migraine on the health service next month by the NHS drugs watchdog. Migraine affects an estimated six 
NHS may offer Botox migraine jab
BBC News
Dr Fayyaz Ahmed, chair of British Association for the Study of Headache told BBC Breakfast that the anti wrinkle drug Botox was an effective treatment for some patients suffering with chronic migraines. It is thought 700000 people in the UK have 

BBC News
One step nearer to Botox for migraines on the NHS
ITV News
Today the Health watchdog, NICE, has published its final draft guidance which recommends the anti-wrinkle jab for the treatment of migraines. Sounds astonishing doesn’t it? But it’s estimated that around 700000 adults in the UK suffer from chronic 

ITV News
Chronic Migraine Sufferers To Get Botox On NHS
Huffington Post UK
New guidelines published today suggest patients would benefit from Botox injections to treat chronicmigraines. According to Dr Fayyaz Ahmed, trustee of The Migraine Trust and chair of the British Association For The Study Of Headache (BASH), Botox, 
Botox jabs on the NHS to bash migraine on the head
Metro
You can’t get it to rid yourself of wrinkles on the NHS but doctors could soon be giving free Botox jabs… to tackle chronic migraines. The drug, which can block pain signals, was recommended as a treatment for the chronic condition by a health 

Metro
MIGRAINE SUFFERERS TO GET BOTOX JABS ON NHS
Express.co.uk
By Jo Willey THOUSANDS of people crippled by chronic migraines will soon be able to get free Botox jabs on the NHS. The anti-wrinkle injections have been shown to halve the effects of the horrendous headaches, dramatically easing debilitating symptoms 
Migraine sufferer says Botox transformed her life
ITV News
Joanna Hamilton-Colclough, who is director of the Migraine Action charity, says it’s a cost effective treatment that should be made available on the NHS. Joanna has suffered from chronic daily headaches since childhood. She says having the Botox 
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