5593 - Medical Treatments (Answered)

Greg Mulholland
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department gives to NICE on the amount of time it gives to stakeholders to provide additional evidence for a highly specialised technology appraisal after it has issued interim guidance on that appraisal.

George Freeman

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is an independent organisation and is responsible for developing its own methodology for the evaluation of drugs and treatments through its highly specialised technologies programme.