NICE has been notified about this procedure and it is part of its work programme. The Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee (IPAC) will consider this procedure and NICE will issue an interventional procedures consultation document about its safety and efficacy for 4 weeks’ public consultation. IPAC will then review the consultation document in the light of comments received and produce a final interventional procedures document, which will be considered by NICE before guidance is issued to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Status In progress
Technology type Procedure
Decision Selected
Reason for decision Anticipate the topic will be of importance to patients, carers, professionals, commissioners and the health of the public to ensure clinical benefit is realised, inequalities in use addressed, and help them make the best use of NHS resources
Further information Approved at IPAC 0
Process IPG
ID number 1934

Provisional Schedule

Resolution 22 September 2023
Expected publication 18 October 2023

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Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
10 August 2023 Committee meeting: IPAC 2
23 March 2023 - 24 April 2023 Interventional procedure consultation
09 February 2023 Committee meeting: IPAC 1
14 July 2022 In progress

For further information on how we develop interventional procedures guidance, please see our interventional procedures programme manual