Topic update: this appraisal has not been defined as therapeutically critical. The appraisal will therefore be paused. At this stage, we are unable to provide alternative timelines as to when the appraisal may be re-started but we will provide an update when this information is available.
 
Status Schedule affected by COVID-19
Process CDF Review
ID number 1617

Project Team

Project lead Thomas Feist

Email enquiries

Evidence Review Group / Assessment Group BMJ Technology Assessment Group (BMJ-TAG), BMJ

Consultees

Companies sponsors Merck
  Pfizer
Others Department of Health and Social Care
  NHS England
  Welsh Government
Patient carer groups Melanoma UK
  Neuroendocrine Cancer UK
Professional groups Association of Cancer Physicians
  British Association of Dermatologists
  Cancer Research UK
  Royal College of Physicians
  Royal College of Radiologists

Commentators

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
  Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
  Scottish Medicine Consortium
  Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee
Relevant research groups Institute of Cancer Research

Timeline

Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
05 May 2020 Schedule affected by COVID-19, Topic update: this appraisal has not been defined as therapeutically critical. The appraisal will therefore be paused. At this stage, we are unable to provide alternative timelines as to when the appraisal may be re-started but we will provide an update when this information is available.
22 April 2020 Topic update: this appraisal has not been defined as therapeutically critical (please follow the link titled rapid guidelines and evidence summaries within the yellow banner at the top of the page for information on recent changes to the way we work). The appraisal will therefore be paused. At this stage, we are unable to provide alternative timelines as to when the appraisal may be re-started but we will provide updates as and when this information becomes clear.
04 February 2020 Invitation to participate
24 January 2020 In progress, Topic is in progress

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