12 February 2015

NICE Office, 10 Spring Gardens, London

The 134th meeting will start promptly at 10:30 and is expected to finish at approximately 16:30.

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

Final Agenda

  1. Welcome and introduction to format of meeting.
  2. Code of conduct for members of the public attending the meeting
  3. Apologies
  4. Any other business
  5. Minutes of the last meeting held on 15 January 2015
  6. Matters arising   
  7. IPAC Structured decision making
  8. NICE Advisory Body declaration of conflicts of interest
  9. Scopes for future procedures (Lay descriptions of future procedures will be available on NICE’s website at public consultation)

10. Newly notified procedures

No         Title of procedure

342/2     Preoperative high dose rate brachytherapy for rectal cancers - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1234       Contact X-ray brachytherapy (Papillon) for early stage rectal cancer - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1273       Joint distraction for knee osteoarthritis without alignment correction Part 1(open session only)

1278      Insertion of a double balloon catheter for induction of labour in pregnant women without previous caesarean section - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

11. Public Consultation Comments

1198       Suture fixation of acute distal tibiofibular syndesmosis -  Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

915        Insertion of an epiretinal prosthesis for retinitis pigmentosa - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1183     Insertion of endobronchial nitinol coils to improve lung function in emphysema - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1196     Implantation of a duodenal-jejunal bypass liner for managing type 2 diabetes -Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

12.  Dates of meetings of IPAC for 2015

Date, time and venue of next meeting

Thursday 12 March 2015 10:30am, Venue: NICE Offices, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 4BU

 Please note all timings are approximate

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The closing date for registration is Tuesday 3 February  2015  Please note that it may not be possible to accept late registration requests.

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Registration period: 19 January 2015 to 03 February 2015
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