13 February 2019

NICE, Level 1a, City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT

Final agenda 

The meeting will start promptly at 10:00 and is expected to finish at approximately 17:00

Please note that this agenda is final and is subject to change before the meeting.

  1. Welcome and introduction to format of meeting Part 1 only (open session)
  2. Apologies – Part 1 only (open session)
  3. Any other business – Part 1 only (open session)
  4. Assessment of therapeutic monitoring of TNF-alpha inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis
            4.1. Declarations of interest – Part 1 only (open session)
            4.2. Introduction by the Chair, Dr Mark Kroese – Part 1 only (open session)
    4.3. Presentation by the lead team, Professor Anne Barton and Professor Steve Halligan – Part 1 AND part 2 (open and closed session)
        4.4. Agreement on the content of the Diagnostic Consultation Document (DCD) Part 2 only (closed session)
  5. Assessment of Lead-I electrocardiogram (ECG) devices for detecting atrial fibrillation using single-time point testing in primary care
    • 5.1. Declarations of interest – Part 1 only (open session)
    • 5.2. Introduction by the Chair, Dr Mark Kroese – Part 1 only (open session)
    • 5.3. Presentation of themed consultation comments by the topic lead, Thomas Walker – Part 1 AND part 2 (open and closed session)
    • 5.4. Agreement on the content of the Diagnostic Guidance Document (DGD) – Part 2 only (closed session)

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Date, time and venue of next meeting (next topic)

Tuesday 19 March 2019, 10:30am at NICE, Level 1A, City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT.

Please note all timings are approximate.

How to register

  • Click on the register link below and complete the registration form, selecting the topics you would like to attend.
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  • Registration will close on Wednesday 30 January 2018Please note that it may not be possible to accept late requests. 
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Registration period: 16 to 30 January 2019
Registration is closed.