Status In progress
Process STA
ID number 851

Provisional Schedule

Expected publication 07 March 2018

Project Team

Project lead Jeremy Powell

Email enquiries


Companies sponsors Co.don AG
Others Department of Health
  NHS England
  Welsh Government
Professional groups Royal College of Pathologists


Associated public health groups Public Health England
  Public Health Wales
Comparator companies ACI (Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic & District Hospital NHS Trust)
  Vericel (Matrix applied characterised autologous cultured chondrocyte implant – MACI) (not participating)
General commentators All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre
  British National Formulary
  Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety for Northern Ireland
  Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
12 January 2018 - 26 January 2018 Final appraisal determination
16 November 2017 Committee meeting: 1
26 May 2017 Invitation to participate
01 March 2017 Referral
01 March 2017 In progress, Topic referred
17 August 2016 - 08 September 2016 Consultation on suggested remit, draft scope and provisional matrix of consultees and commentators

For further information on how we develop guidance, please see our page about NICE technology appraisal guidance