gammaCore is a handheld, patient-controlled, non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator used for preventing and treating cluster headaches.
Status In progress
Process MT
ID number 323

Provisional Schedule

Expected publication 03 December 2019

Project Team

Project lead Kimberley Carter

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External assessment group Cedar
Manufacturers electroCore
Others Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)
  Association of Healthcare Technology Providers for Imaging, Radiotherapy and Care (AXrEM)
  Boston Scientific
  Department of Health and Social Care
  Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership
  Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  HealthTech Alliance
  Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd
  Medical Technology Group
  Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
  NHS England
  The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA)
Professional groups Association of British Neurologists
  King's College Hospital
  UCLH NHS Foundation Trust
  The Migraine Trust
  NHSE Specialised pain CRG


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
22 October 2019 Resolution
13 September 2019 Committee meeting: 2
05 July 2019 - 02 August 2019 Draft guidance
14 June 2019 Committee meeting: 1
01 March 2019 Scope published
25 January 2019 Stakeholder registration opens

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