Centre for Health Technology Evaluation (CHTE)

The centre at NICE that is responsible for producing technology appraisals, and interventional procedure, medical technology and diagnostics guidance. The guidance is developed by independent committees.

Technology appraisal guidance makes recommendations on the use of new and existing technologies in the NHS. Interventional procedure guidance evaluates the safety and efficacy of procedures used for diagnosis or treatment. The Medical Technologies Programme evaluates innovative medical technologies. The Diagnostics Assessment Programme evaluates diagnostic technologies.

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