HC Deb 27 February 2003 vol 400 c696W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will set out the way in which(a) NCCHTA, (b) TAG, (c) TAR, (d) universities, (e) his Department, (f) NICE and (g) the joint working group work together to decide which drugs NICE should appraise; and if he will make a statement. [97140]

Ms Blears

A paper describing new arrangements for selecting topics for referral to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), including new pharmaceuticals, was sent to interested parties at the end of last year. A copy has been placed in the Library.