How the patient voice is becoming vital for drug approval

14 June 2021 - Rebecca Sanders from Lipodystrophy UK tells us how the patient voice helped convince NICE to approve a ...

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The pharma industry needs to measure patient experience from the patients’ perspectives

10 May 2021 - The relationship between clinical outcomes and the patient experience — the sum of all of interactions ...

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Patient and public involvement in health technology assessment: a new dawn?

12 April 2021 - Patient and public involvement and engagement have become increasingly embedded in health technology assessment over the last ...

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Development of an international template to support patient submissions in health technology assessments

1 April 2021 - The objective was to develop an international template to support patient submissions in health technology assessments.  ...

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MHRA pilot seeks evidence of patient involvement in R&D

25 March 2021 - The UK MHRA has begun a pilot project to encourage patient involvement in drug development, asking ...

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The contribution of French patient and consumer groups to health technology assessments over a 2 year period: an observational retrospective study

22 March 2021 - In 2017, The French National Authority for Health created an open, online, systematic contribution process to enable ...

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EMA plots earlier engagement with patient groups

19 February 2021 - The EMA on Friday announced it will pilot an early engagement program to bring patient and ...

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An institutional ethnographic analysis of public and patient engagement activities at a national health technology assessment agency

9 February 2021 - The practice of public and patient engagement in health technology assessment has spread worldwide, yet gaps in ...

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Patient and public involvement in health technology assessment: update of a systematic review of international experiences

5 February 2021 - This paper summarises the current evidence on patient and public involvement in health technology assessment  in order ...

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Evaluation of the impact of patient input in health technology assessments at NICE

29 January 2021 - Accounts of patient experiences are increasingly used in health technology assessment processes. However, we know little about ...

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Creating a patient and community advisory committee at the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

22 January 2021 - In recognition of patients’ roles using, and contributing to, a publicly funded health system, the Canadian Agency ...

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Patient involvement in relative effectiveness assessments in the European Network for Health Technology Assessment

20 January 2021 - Patient involvement in the process of producing health technology assessments has become increasingly important. In the ...

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Scottish Health Technologies Group: enhancing patient engagement

20 January 2021 - The Scottish Health Technologies Group provides evidence support and advice to the National Health Service in Scotland ...

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The representation of public values in health technology assessment to inform funding decisions: the case of Australia's national funding bodies

18 January 2021 - Historically, Australia has been at the forefront of the application of HTA for assessing the effectiveness and ...

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Strengthening patient outcome evidence in health technology assessment: a coproduction approach

13 January 2021 - NICE worked with patients and staff from six patient organisations to review existing health technology assessment ...

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