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Appraisal process

Click on each of the stages below for a brief overview of the AWMSG appraisal process and to obtain the relevant documentation. For the full process diagram please refer to the appraisal principles and process flow chart.

Horizon scanning

Why?
The All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC) horizon scanning process gathers intelligence on new medicines which is an essential function to aid better planning and support earlier introduction of new medicines for use in NHS Wales.

When?
The onus for engagement with AWMSG appraisal process currently lies with the applicant company, although the horizon scanning process also identifies medicines prior to marketing authorisation.

How?
AWTTC horizon scanning process gathers intelligence on new medicines through a number of sources. Companies can help us by:

  • Registering to UK PharmaScan to help inform the AWTTC horizon scanning process