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NICE seeking chair of Medical Technology Evaluation programme

NICE Medical Technology Evaluation programme seeks Chair

The Medical Technology Evaluation programme focuses on the identification and evaluation of innovative medical technologies that offer significant advantages to patients and/or to the healthcare system.  The types of products which might be the subject of medical technology guidance are medical devices that deliver treatment such as those implanted during surgical procedures, technologies that give greater independence to patients, and diagnostic devices or tests used to detect or monitor medical conditions.

The Medical Technologies Advisory Committee (MTAC) has two separate functions.  The first is to select medical technologies for evaluation by NICE.  The second function is to develop medical technologies guidance on suitable products.

The successful candidate will chair the Medical Technologies Advisory Committee (MTAC) and work in collaboration with the Centre Director and staff of the medical technologies evaluation programme (MTEP) to develop medical technologies guidance on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

The appointment is for 3 years in the first instance renewable for futher periods, by mutual agreement, up to a maximum of 10 years.

Time commitment will be 2 days per week (assumed equivalent of 4 PAs for purposes of reimbursing the appointee’s host organisation).

For more information please visit the NICE website.