Appendix B: Sources of evidence considered by the Medical Technologies Advisory Committee

Appendix B: Sources of evidence considered by the Medical Technologies Advisory Committee

A The External Assessment Centre report for this assessment was prepared by the Wolfson Applied Technology Laboratory (WATL):

  • Batki AD, Navyar P, Chen Y, et al. The MIST Therapy system for the promotion of wound healing in chronic and acute wounds. December 2010

B Submissions from the following manufacturer/sponsor:

  • Celleration Inc.

C The following individuals gave their expert personal view on the MIST Therapy system for the promotion of wound healing by providing their expert comments on the draft scope, assessment report and the medical technology consultation document.

  • Dr Ibrahim Amin, nominated/ratified by the Association of colorectal surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland – clinical expert

  • Ray Norris, nominated/ratified by the Royal College of Nursing – clinical expert

  • Sylvia Stanway, nominated/ratified by the Royal College of Nursing – clinical expert

D The following individuals gave their expert personal view on the MIST Therapy system in writing by completing a patient questionnaire or expert adviser questionnaire provided to the Committee.

  • Dr John Hedges, nominated/ratified by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) – clinical expert

  • Paul Chadwick, nominated/ratified by the Foot in Diabetes UK – patient expert

  • Dr Patricia Grocott, nominated/ratified by the Tissue Viability Society – clinical expert

  • Rachel Henchy, nominated/ratified by the An bord altranais (Irish board of Nurses) – clinical expert

  • Ray Norris, nominated/ratified by the Royal College of Nursing – clinical expert

  • Sylvia Stanway, nominated/ratified by the Royal College of Nursing – clinical expert

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)