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Prescription Drugs

Question for Department of Health

UIN 51257, tabled on 31 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of NICE and NHS England's proposals to change arrangements for evaluating and funding drugs and other health technologies appraised through NICE's technology appraisal and highly specialised technologies programme, published in October 2016, for patients with (a) rare and (b) ultra-rare diseases.

Answered on

8 November 2016

The Department has made no such assessment.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care