14 May 2015

NICE, 10 Spring Gardens, London

The 137th 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 16 April 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

346/2    Transcranial magnetic stimulation for severe depression  - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1238     Sacral nerve stimulation for chronic non-obstructive urinary retentionPart 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1276     Joint distraction for ankle osteoarthritis - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1285     Radiofrequency ablation for symptomatic interdigital (mortons) neruroma - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

11. Public Consultation Comments

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

1234     Low energy contact X-ray brachytherapy (the Papillon technique) 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 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)

809        Transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) for depression - 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 11 June 2015 10:30am, Venue: NICE Offices, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 4BU

 Please note all timings are approximate

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