HOW TO ACCESS: There are excellent opportunities to create real value by engaging with the National Health Service.

There are excellent opportunities to create real value by engaging with the National Health Service.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence NICE

NICE’s goal is to improve the nation’s health and social care through evidence and guidance.

NICE’s work is globally respected as one of the world’s leading HTA and its outputs and guidance trusted by payers worldwide.

Every year, the Device Access team assists Innovative Medical Technology providers successfully navigate NICE Medical Technology and Diagnostic evaluation programmes, leading to NHS adoption and diffusion of new breakthrough technologies for the benefits of its patients.

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) fund health and care research and translate discoveries into practical products, treatments, devices and procedures, involving patients, charities and the public in their work. The NIHR ensures the NHS is able to support the research of other funders to encourage broader investment in, and economic growth from health research, and helps keep the nation at the forefront of international research.

The NIHR Office for Clinical Research Infrastructure (NOCRI), supports the life sciences industry navigate the NIHR infrastructure to form research partnerships and collaborations, to help bring new breakthrough treatments to patients faster.

We are a NICE META Tool® approved facilitator

In 2017 Device Access became one of the very first NICE approved facilitators for The NICE Medtech Early Technical Assessment (META) Tool®.

This new META tool is an online platform developed by NICE to help product developers understand what evidence is needed to demonstrate to NICE and the NHS that their products are clinically and cost effective.