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SHCA responds to NICE and NHS England consultation on changes to technology appraisals


The Specialised Healthcare Alliance has responded to NICE and NHS England’s joint consultation on significant changes to health technology appraisals and highly specialised technology appraisals.

Overall, the Alliance is concerned at the consultation proposals. In particular, the provisions for highly specialised technologies fall significantly short of what is required and risk jeopardising access to innovation for very small patient populations in future.

The SHCA’s full response can be read here: SHCA response to NICE and NHS England consultation on changes to technology appraisals and highly specialised technology appraisals