• Press Office

    Posted in category News by Press Office on 13/03/2013

    ABPI supports launch of NICE Implementation Collaborative Concordat

The creation of the NICE Implementation Collaborative (NIC) harnesses the skills, experience and dedication of organisations and individuals from across the healthcare system to improve patient outcomes for all.


The NIC is a unique partnership whose members are committed to working together to support a system where patients have faster and more consistent access to NICE-recommended medicines, treatments and technologies. This independent partnership between the NHS, the life sciences industry, healthcare professional bodies, key health organisations and the public is transformational and heralds a collaborative approach that will be critical in achieving improved outcomes for the whole population.

The signing of the NIC concordat by all its partners is the very first time that the NHS and its stakeholders have come together to work in this way and completely re-draws the landscape.

Download a copy of NICE Implementation Collaborative – Concordat.

Pilot projects

The NIC is currently engaged in four pilots that will help partners better understand the barriers to implementation of NICE recommendations. These are:

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