Westminster Health Forum

Priorities for NICE in health and social care: funding, quality and the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy

Morning, Thursday, 11th January 2018

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This seminar will be an opportunity to assess priorities for NICE in health and social care. Planned sessions consider the role of NICE in improving access to new diagnostic tools, treatments, and medical technologies. Delegates will also discuss lessons learnt from the new approach to the appraisal and funding of cancer drugs, key issues for funding NICE, and next steps for developing guidelines to reduce variations in care.



Guest of Honour

Professor Gillian Leng

Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Health and Social Care, NICE

Guest of Honour

Professor Gillian Leng

Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Health and Social Care, NICE

Keynote Speaker

Dr Alan MacDonald

Chair, Scottish Medicines Consortium and Consultant Rheumatologist, NHS Grampian

Chair

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin

Chair, National Cancer Research Institute and Chief Executive, Breast Cancer Now

Speakers

Senior speaker confirmed from Myeloma UK

Dr Richard Torbett

Executive Director, Commercial, ABPI