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HTA guidance from NICE, the SMC and the AWMSG

Here we present a feed of upcoming health technology assessment (HTA) decisions, covering appraisals by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) and the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG).

Provided by Guidelines, it also features: NICE clinical guidelines, NICE quality standards, NICE evidence updates, NICE evidence summaries, independent professional body guidelines and (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) guidance.

Combined hormonal contraception—update (Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare)

September 2018: Independent professional body guideline

Asthma (update)

September 2018: NICE Quality Standard

Depression in adults (update)

September 2018: NICE Quality Standard

Eating disorders

September 2018: NICE Quality Standard

Ovarian cancer (refresh)

September 2018: SIGN guidance

Renal replacement therapy

October 2018: NICE Clinical Guideline

Decision making and mental capacity

October 2018: NICE Social Care Guidance

Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (update)

October 2018: SIGN guidance

Abdominal aortic aneurysm: diagnosis and management

November 2018: NICE Clinical Guideline

Contraceptive choices for women who are obese/overweight

November 2018: Independent professional body guideline

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Celgene’s Revlimid scores NICE approval in follicular lymphoma

Celgene’s Revlimid scores NICE approval in follicular lymphoma 27 Feb 2020
New ‘chemotherapy-free’ treatment for patients with limited options. Celgene has scored a positive recommendation from England’s cost-effectiveness watchdog NICE for Revlimid in follicular lymphoma, chalking up another indication ... for Health

SMC enables access to Kyowa Kirin’s Crysvita for rare bone disease

SMC enables access to Kyowa Kirin’s Crysvita for rare bone disease 17 Feb 2020
The SMC evaluated Crysvita under the ultra-orphan pathway, a new system for the consideration of novel treatments for extremely rare diseases. ... After three years, the SMC will review the new evidence and make a final decision on its routine use on NHS

NICE turns down Keytruda/Inlyta combo for kidney cancer

NICE turns down Keytruda/Inlyta combo for kidney cancer 12 Feb 2020
Cost-effectiveness agency says the long-term benefit is uncertain. NICE has said that the recently-approved combination of Merck &Co/MSD’s Keytruda with Pfizer’s Inlyta shouldn’t be ... The Keytruda/Inlyta combination was approved by the EMA for

NICE plans to widen the net for data it uses in guidance

NICE plans to widen the net for data it uses in guidance 5 Feb 2020
Plans to include electronic health records and real-world evidence. UK cost-effectiveness body NICE has said it intends to use a broader range of data and analytics in the formulation ... The plan – originally proposed in principle last month – has

NICE knocks back J&J’s depression nasal spray Spravato

NICE knocks back J&J’s depression nasal spray Spravato 28 Jan 2020
Meindert Boysen, director of the centre for health technology evaluation at NICE said: "There is a lack of evidence comparing esketamine with all relevant comparators, and the committee concluded that the ... As a result, NICE has deemed that the costs

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