Status In progress
Process TAG
ID number 1182

Provisional Schedule

Expected publication 03 October 2018

Project Team

Project lead Jeremy Powell

Email enquiries


Companies sponsors Bristol-Myers Squibb (nivolumab and ipilimumab)
Others Department of Health and Social Care
  NHS Aylesbury Vale CCG
  NHS Southampton City CCG
  NHS England
  Welsh Government
Patient carer groups Black Health Agency
  British Kidney Patient Association
  Cancer Black Care
  Cancer Equality
  Cancer 52
  Helen Rollason Cancer Charity
  Independent Cancer Patients Voice
  Kidney Cancer Support Network
  Kidney Cancer UK
  Kidney Research UK
  Macmillan Cancer Support
  Maggie’s Centres
  Marie Curie
  Muslim Council of Britain
  National Kidney Federation
  South Asian Health Foundation
  Specialised Healthcare Alliance
  Tenovus Cancer Care
  Association of Cancer Physicians
  British Association of Urological Nurses
  British Association of Urological Surgeons
  British Geriatrics Society
  British Institute of Radiology
  British Psychosocial Oncology Society
  British Society of Urogenital Radiology
  British Renal Society
  Society for DGH Nephrologists
  Cancer Research UK
  Renal Association
  Royal College of General Practitioners
  Royal College of Nursing
  Royal College of Pathologists
  Royal College of Physicians
  Royal College of Radiologists
  Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  Royal Society of Medicine
  Society and College of Radiographers
  UK Clinical Pharmacy Association
  UK Health Forum
  UK Oncology Nursing Society
  UK Renal Pharmacy Group
  Urology Foundation


Associated public health groups Public Health England
  Public Health Wales
Comparator companies Novartis Pharmaceuticals (interleukin-2, pazopanib)
  Pfizer (sunitinib)
  Roche Products (interferon-alfa 2a)
General commentators All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre
  Association of Renal Industries
  Allied Health Professionals Federation
  Board of Community Health Councils in Wales
  British National Formulary
  Care Quality Commission
  Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety for Northern Ireland
  Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  National Association of Primary Care
  National Pharmacy Association
  NHS Alliance
  NHS Commercial Medicines Unit
  NHS Confederation
  Scottish Medicines Consortium
  Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee
  Welsh Kidney Patients Association
Relevant research groups Cochrane Urology
  Institute of Cancer Research
  MRC Clinical Trials Unit
  National Cancer Research Institute
  National Cancer Research Network
  National Institute for Health Research


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
10 May 2018 Committee meeting: 1
05 December 2017 Invitation to participate
05 December 2017 In progress, Appraisal started.
21 April 2017 Referral
29 March 2017 Draft scope documents

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