04 March 2016

Prince of Wales Suite, 10 Spring Gardens, 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 11 February 2016
  6. Matters arising   
  7. IPAC Structured decision making
  8. NICE Advisory Body declarations of conflict of interest
  9. Briefs for future procedures
  10. Newly notified procedures

No             Title of procedure

733/2 Epiduroscopic lumbar discectomy via the sacral hiatus for sciatica - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

375/2 Implantation of miniature lens systems for advanced age-related macular degeneration - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

   11. Public consultation comments

No             Title of procedure

1006/2  Endovenous mechanochemical ablation for varicose veins - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1293  Transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the supraorbital nerve for treating and preventing migraine - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)

1315 Inserting a biodegradable subacromial spacer for rotator cuff tears - Part 1 and Part 2 (open and closed session)


  1. Dates of meetings of IPAC for 2016


Date, time and venue of next meeting

Thursday 14 April 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.

Should you have any queries regarding attending this meeting, please contact the Meetings in Public Coordinators Josh South.

Please note that registrants wishing to conduct a research study on the committee meeting and/or NICE processes will require prior permission and should contact NICE Enquiry Handling by email nice@nice.org.uk   Further information about conducting research is also available in our Common Questions and Answers about meetings in public document.


Registration period: 06 to 19 February 2016
Registration is closed.