Our advice ends the uncertainty and helps to standardise access to healthcare across the country.Technology appraisals take one of two forms: The NHS is legally obliged to fund and resource medicines and treatments recommended by NICE's technology appraisals.
The views, and any errors or omissions, expressed in these documents are of the author(s) only.
NICE may take account of part or all of these documents if it considers it appropriate, but it is not bound to do so.
NICE commissioned the DSU to develop a series of Technical Support Documents with the aim of providing further information about how to implement the approaches described in the current Guide to the Methods for Technology Appraisals.
The production of these documents was funded by NICE through the Decision Support Unit.
Arrangements for the supply and funding of the technology provided in clinical trials after the trial ends should be agreed with appropriate commissioners before the trial commences.