Process and methods



This document concerns the appeal process for the technology appraisal and highly specialised technologies programmes and provides an overview for organisations wishing to lodge an appeal.

Organisations invited to contribute to NICE technology appraisals and highly specialised technologies evaluation (consultees and commentators) should read this guide in conjunction with the documents listed below. All documents are available on NICE's website (

  • Guide to the processes of technology appraisal

  • Guide to the methods of technology appraisal

  • Highly specialised technology interim process and methods guide