11 February 2016

Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London

The 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 2016
  6. Matters arising   
  7. IPAC Structured decision making
  8. NICE Advisory Body declarations 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

892/2  Percutaneous endoscopic catheter laser balloon pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

408/3 Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1340  Single-anastomosis duodeno-ileal bypass with sleeve gastrectomy (SADI-S) for treating severe obesity  - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

   11. Public consultation comments

No             Title of procedure

1301  Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTPH) - Part 1 (open session)

1223  Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy for sciatica - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1296 Percutaneous interlaminar endoscopic lumbar discectomy for sciatica  - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

381/3 Microwave ablation for treating liver metastases - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)


   12.  Dates of meetings of IPAC for 2016


Date, time and venue of next meeting

Friday 4 March 2016 10:30am, Venue: TBC

Please note all timings are approximate 

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The closing date for registration is Friday 08 January 2016.  Please note that it may not be possible to accept late registration requests.

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Registration period: 19 January 2016 to 02 February 2016
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