In brief

MPs from all three major parties have written an open letter to junior health minister John Hutton expressing concern that the government may discourage NHS funding of beta interferon. They want the National Institute for Clinical Excellence to draw up multiple sclerosis treatment guidelines 'as a matter of urgency'.

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