National collaborating centres
NICE has four national collaborating centres (NCCs) to help develop clinical guidelines and quality standards, by harnessing the expertise of the royal medical colleges, professional bodies and patient/carer organisations.
- National Clinical Guideline Centre (NCGC)
The NCGC is the largest of NICE's NCCs. Hosted by the Royal College of Physicians, the work of the NCGC is overseen by a governance partnership between the Royal College of General Practitioners, Royal College of Nursing, Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons of England.
- National Collaborating Centre for Cancer (NCC-C)
NCC-C is hosted by Velindre NHS Trust in Cardiff and operates in partnership with Cardiff University and other organisations.
- National Collaborating Centre for Women´s and Children's Health (NCC-WCH)
The NCC-WCH is supported by a partnership led by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, which includes the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal College of Midwives, Royal College of Nursing and a range of stakeholder and consumer partners including general practitioners.
- National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH)
The NCCMH is a partnership between the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Psychological Society.
This page was last updated: 20 January 2012