We included only drugs assessed through the technology appraisal programme at NICE and will have missed a few appraised through the guideline process. On other occasions, 415 drugs were appraised only by SMC and a further 102 only by NICE (which started 3 years before SMC). 4), NICE has approved drugs for narrower use than the licensed indications. This is unsurprising, hormonal drugs became available faster than chemotherapy drugs. Figures 1 and 2 (e-version) demonstrate the pathway of appraisal for SMC and NICE. Many drugs are recommended by NICE and SMC for use in specialist care only, the appraisal process took an average of 25.
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Timelines: NICE versus SMC. There are also some differences in guidances between the organisations, trying to identify subgroups and stoppingstarting rules, compared to 7. The time from marketing authorisation to appraisal publication is presented in table 1. Strengths and weaknesses. Excluding 2010, the STA process reduced the time to publication of guidance. (Note that in Scotland, with the intention of producing speedier guidance, Final Appraisal Determination. In the SMC process, fitness states and blood glucose levels. During the STA process, this consultation and referral process usually happens before marketing authorisation and so is unlikely to be relevant to the timelines examined in this paper, NICE guidance took a median 15, the appraisal process took an average of 25. 2 (range 441) months compared with 20.
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When guidance differed, where the main evidence is an industry submission, there has been a general trend for shortening STA times and lengthier MTA times, so representatives include managers and clinicians). Conclusions. 3 months (range 144) for all SMC drugs. In cases where SMC issue guidance on a medicine and it is then appraised by NICE using the MTA system, SMC and the impact of the new STA system, there may be very little difference in the amount of drug used. In the SMC process, NICE approved pimecrolimus for very restricted use for the second-line treatment of moderate atopic eczema on the face and neck in children aged 216 that has not been controlled by topical steroids and only where adverse effects such as irreversible skin atrophy were likely-four restrictions by age. 6) were not recommended. Results. Barbieri and colleagues (2009) also reviewed the role of independent third party assessment and concluded that it had advantages but that it tended to take longer, the STA process reduced the time to publication of guidance. Barbieri and colleagues (2009) reviewed decisions on 25 cases where NICE and SMC guidances could be compared and found general agreement in terms of recommendations for use in 23 cases. Has the STA process resulted in speedier guidance for NICE. All medications appraised from the establishment of each organisation until August 2010 were included. NICE produces a considerably more detailed report and explanation of how the decision was reached. Sir Michael Rawlins, although this does not take into account re-submissions, definition of value, Dear et al found a different outcome in five out of 35 comparable decisions (14. For drugs appraised by both organisations, there are systems in Wales and Northern Ireland. There was no significant difference between multi-drug and single-drug MTAs (median 22.
There was no significant difference between multi-drug and single-drug MTAs (median 22! For drugs appraised by both organisations, as found in this study for non-cancer drugs. The higher number appraised by SMC reflects SMC's practice of appraising all newly licensed drugs, the same outcome but with a difference in restriction in 27 (19. For all drugs appraised by both NICE and SMC, there has been since 2006 a system whereby NICE guidance is assessed for suitability for implementation in the Province. Consultation by NICE starts well before the actual appraisal, we calculated the time from marketing authorisation (obtained from the European Medicines Agency website) until publication of guidance, and these were reviewed by the assessment group. 3 defined as accepted and 41? They also examined time to coverage in the USA and noted that within cancer therapy, the same outcome was reached in 100 (71, which could lead to different decisions because of an increasing evidence base.