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Prescription Drugs

Question for Department of Health

UIN 51261, tabled on 31 October 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he has made an assessment of the effect of NICE's and NHS England's proposals for changes to the 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, on the right to drugs and treatments that have been recommended by NICE for use in the NHS, as set out in the NHS Constitution.

Answered on

8 November 2016

The Department has made no such assessment.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care