The final draft of the full guideline is available for its pre-publication check. If you wish to report a factual error you need to do so via one of the registered stakeholder organisations listed, by the deadline shown.
6 April 2011
Consultation on the draft of the guideline is complete and the guideline is being modified in the light of comments received.
28 January 2011
The draft guideline is out for consultation with stakeholders. If you wish to comment, you need to do so via one of the registered stakeholder organisations listed, by the deadline shown.
15 September 2009
Development of the clinical guideline is under way and is being led by the National Collaborating Centre. The Guideline Development Group meets regularly to oversee and assist the identification, review and synthesis of the evidence, the incorporation of expert consensus opinion and the translation of the evidence into recommendations for practice and audit criteria. Two versions of the guideline are under preparation: a full guideline and a NICE short-form guideline. Please see timescales above for dates of consultation with stakeholders.
14 September 2009
The scope defines what aspects of care are covered by the guideline and to whom it applies. Comments that were made by stakeholders during the consultation on the scope can be seen in the scope consultation table. The Guideline Development Group (GDG) oversees the development process.
8 July 2009
Consultation on the draft scope is complete and the scope is being modified in the light of comments received. When completed it will be posted on the website. It will define what aspects of care the guideline will cover and to whom it will apply. The National Collaborating Centre and the Institute are in the process of agreeing details of the workplan including how the development will progress, the membership of the Guideline Development Group and timescales.
8 July 2009
Recruitment for GDG members closed on 7 July 2009
17 August 2007
The remit was received from the Department of Health and the Welsh Assembly Government in April as part of the Institute's 15th wave work programme.