Commissioning

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Sep 2021

On August 05, 2021, NHS England published an update of the Specialized Services Policy Pipeline (covering April 27, 2021 - July 27, 2021). No new MedTech-related Clinical Commissioning Policies were added to the work program. Nine new policies were published; however, only two concerned MedTech (ECMO and brachytherapy). The status of ongoing policies was updated as well. Read more

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Jul 2021

On July 01, 2021, NHS England published an update of the Specialized Services Policy Pipeline (covering March 21, 2021 - June 21, 2021). One new Clinical Commissioning Policy related to radiotherapy was published. Three new policies were added to the work program; however, all related to pharmaceuticals only. The status of ongoing policies was updated as well. Read more

17

Jun 2021

In late May 2021, the Treatment Council (Behandlingsråd), a new framework for assessing treatments and health technologies in Denmark, started accepting applications for the assessment of health technologies. Read more

04

Jun 2021

On May 17, 2021, NHS England published an update of the Specialized Services Policy Pipeline (covering the period January 20, 2021 - April 20, 2021). One new Clinical Commissioning Policy related to radiotherapy was added to the work program, and four new policies related to radiotherapy were published in the period from January 20, 2021, to April 20, 2021. Two policies related to heart valve procedures and extracorporeal treatment were discontinued. Read more

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May 2021

The Treatment Council (Behandlingsråd) is a new model for assessing treatment methods and health technologies, expected to become fully operational during 2021. On May 4, 2021, the first meeting of the Treatment Council was conducted. Also, the Treatment Council's Secretariat invites all the interested healthcare stakeholders to attend open online information meetings. Read more

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May 2021

The Treatment Council (Behandlingsråd) is a new model for assessing treatment methods and health technologies, expected to become fully operational during 2021. The first meeting of the Treatment Council is planned to be conducted in May 2021. On April 15, 2021, the method and process frameworks of the Treatment Council (Behandlingsråd) were sent for consultation to the parties who have previously submitted consultation responses regarding these documents. Read more

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Mar 2021

On February 24, 2021, NHS England published an update of the Specialized Services Policy Pipeline (covering period November 10, 2020 - February 10, 2021). Two new Clinical Commissioning Policies were added to the work program, and seven new policies were published, including stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and proton therapy. The status of ongoing policies was updated as well. Read more

08

Mar 2021

In late February 2021, eleven out of fifteen needed members and three observers of the Treatment Council (Behandlingsråd) were appointed in Denmark. The Treatment Council is a new model for assessing treatment methods and health technologies, expected to become fully operational in early 2021. Earlier in February 2021, the final method and process framework of the Treatment Council was approved. Read more

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Feb 2021

NHS England and Improvement (NHSEI) approved the merging of 38 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to create nine new CCGs that will take effect from April 2021. After these changes take place, the total number of CCGs will be 106. Read more

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Feb 2021

In early February 2021, the final method and process frameworks of the Treatment Council (Behandlingsråd) were approved in Denmark. The Treatment Council is a new model for assessing treatments and health technologies, expected to become fully operational in early 2021. Read more

02

Feb 2021

On January 07, 2021, NHS England published an update of the Specialized Services Policy Pipeline (covering the period October 19, 2020 - December 08, 2020). Two new Clinical Commissioning Policies were added to the work program, and six new policies related to radiotherapy, neurosurgery, pulmonology, and in-vitro diagnostics were published. Read more

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Nov 2020

On November 04, 2020, NHS England published an update of the Specialized Services Policy Pipeline (as of October 19, 2020). Four new Clinical Commissioning Policies were added to the work program, six new policies were published, and one policy was discontinued. Read more