What does Rose v Thanet tell us about the status of NICE guidelines in priority setting?

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We look at this judgment and its consequences for commissioners in the health service.

In Rose v NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group (2014) the Administrative Court considered whether the CCG had acted unlawfully in failing to implement a clinical guideline issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, despite there being no statutory duty to do so.

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