10/01/2016: Oxford runs international Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation course for neurosurgeons and pain physicians from the UK, Ireland, and USA
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Policy and guidance documents

This page contains links to policy and guidance documents relevant to the commissioning and use of neuromodulation treatments in the United Kingdom.

NICE guidance

The following documents have been produced by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE).

IPG19: Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease

IPG188: Deep brain stimulation for tremor and dystonia (excluding Parkinson's disease)

IPG382: Deep brain stimulation for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache)

IPG451: Peripheral nerve-field stimulation for chronic low back pain

IPG452: Occipital nerve stimulation for migraine

TA159: Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin

National commissioning policies

The following documents have been produced by the National Health Service (NHS).

NHSCB/D03/P/b: Deep Brain Stimulation for movement disorders

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