Prescribed Specialised Services Advisory Group 2017 Recommendations on Specialised Services

The Prescribed Specialised Services Advisory Group to ministers has set out it’s 2017 recommendations on services that NHS England should commission.

This report sets out the recommendations that PSSAG made at its May and October 2016 meetings on the services to be directly commissioned by NHS England. A broad, outline summary is as follows:

  1. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency – recommended for commissioning by NHS England from April 2018
  2. Amelogenesis imperfecta services- no changes to be made at this time.
  3. Cryopreservation of ovarian tissue- no changes to be made at this time.
  4. Faecal microbiota transplants service- no changes to be made at this time.
  5. Neurosciences – adult stroke services- no changes to be made at this time.
  6. Postural tachycardia syndrome- no changes to be made at this time.
  7. Services for children, young people and adults- legal advice sought before final decision.
  8. Services marked for “early review” by the former Clinical Advisory Group- legal advice sought before final decision
  9. Uterine transplantation service- recommended for commissioning by NHS England from April 2017

To read the report, please click here.

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Published 14. March 2017 in News UK