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NHS: Drugs

Department of Health written question – answered on 4th March 2016.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will ensure that the conclusions of appraisals currently being undertaken by NICE are revisited in the light of the conclusions of the Accelerated Access Review: Interim Report, published October 2015.

Photo of Ben Gummer Ben Gummer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is an independent body responsible for developing its guidance in line with its published methods and processes. It will be for NICE to consider the impact of any relevant recommendations from the Accelerated Access Review on its guidance – either published or in development.

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