Rare Diseases: Drugs:Written question - 205211

Asked by Mark Tami
(Alyn and Deeside)
Asked on: 04 January 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
Rare Diseases: Drugs
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the rare disease medicines that do not meet the Highly Specialised Technology Criteria have been approved for access by NICE.
Answered by: Steve Brine
Answered on: 14 January 2019

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has advised that it has published 48 technology appraisals of orphan medicines for rare diseases, of which it has recommended 75% for some or all of the eligible patient population.

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