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NICE – Ethicist opportunity

By lorrainep · September 9, 2022

We have an opportunity for an ethicist to join the NICE Highly Specialised Technologies committee, which meets around 8 times a year to make decisions about national commissioning for medicines for very rare diseases in the NHS. This involves important ethical trade offs, both when a medicine is not recommended and also when it is – because these medicines are always very expensive and therefore there is an important opportunity cost to devoting resources to them that could be spent elsewhere in the NHS.

Details of the vacancy are here:–highly-specialised-technologies–hst–evaluation-committee

And more details of the Highly Specialised Technology programme here:

Closing date: 5pm on Tuesday 4 October 2022