R (COTTER) (A CHILD BY HER MOTHER AND LITIGATION FRIEND, NATASHA COTTER) v THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CARE EXCELLENCE, (THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE, INTERESTED PARTY)
 Med LR 572
COURT OF APPEAL((CIVIL DIVISION))
Before Lord Justice Bean,Lord Justice Males,Lord Justice Phillips
Appraisal of “health technologies” by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) – Whether drug satisfied criteria for Highly Specialised Technology procedure – Meaning of “highly specialised service” – Whether target patient group was “distinct for clinical reasons”.