20 July 2015

NICE Offices, City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester

The meeting will start promptly at 10.00 and is expected to finish at approximately 17:00

Please note that this agenda is subject to change prior to the meeting.

Final Agenda

1. Welcome and introductions - Part 1 only (open session)

2. Code of Conduct for members of the public attending the meeting - Part 1 only (open session)

3. Declarations of Interests - Part 1 only (open session)

4. Objectives for the morning -  Part 1 only (open session)

5. Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis update:  - Part 1 only (open session)

  • Recap of evidence
  • Responses to stakeholder consultation
  • Review recommendations
  • Any other business


6. Welcome and introductions - Part 1 only (open session)

7. Code of Conduct for members of the public attending the meeting - Part 1 only (open session)

8. Declarations of Interests - Part 1 only (open session)

9. Objectives for the afternoon -  Part 1 only (open session)

10. Rheumatoid arthritis update:  Part 1 only (open session)

  • Introduction to topic
  • Committee questions to topic experts

11. Rheumatoid arthritis update: Part 1 only (open session)

Review question: What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of hand exercises in patients with rheumatoid arthritis?

  • Review and discussion of the clinical and health economic evidence

12. Draft recommendations - Part 2 only (closed session)

13. Reflections of the day and AOB - Part 2 only (closed session)

Date, time and venue of next meeting: 03 and 04 September  2015, 10:00am, City Tower Level 1, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT

Please note all timings are approximate.

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The closing date for registration is Monday 06 July 2015. Please note that it may not be possible to accept late registration requests.

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Registration period: 22 June 2015 to 06 July 2015
Registration is closed.