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Review of Access to New Medicines

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10 Glossary

ABPI

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

ADTC

Area Drug & Therapeutic Committee

BNF

British National Formulary

CMO

Chief Medical Officer

DAD

Detailed Advice Document

EAS

Early Access Schemes

EMA

European Medicines Agency

HIS

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

HTA

Health Technology Assessment

ICER

Incremental Cost Effectiveness Ratio

IPTR

Individual Patient Treatment Request

ISD

Information Services Division

MAS

Managed Access Scheme

NDC

New Drugs Committee

NICE

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

NMF

New Medicines Fund

NSS

NHS National Services Scotland

PACE

Patient and Clinician Engagement

PACS

Peer Approved Clinical System

PAS

Patient Access Scheme

PASAG

Patient Access Schemes Assessment Group

PHI

Public Health Intelligence

PPRS

Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme

QALY

Quality-Adjusted Life-Year

RCMF

Rare Conditions Medicines Fund

SHTG

Scottish Health Technology Group

SMC

Scottish Medicines Consortium

T&FG

Task and Finish Group