The remit for this guideline was received from the Department of Health and the Welsh Assembly Government in November 2005 as part of the Institute's 12th wave work programme. See below for more information on the Institute's guideline development process.
31 August 2006
The draft scope is out for consultation with stakeholders. The scope defines what aspects of care the guideline will cover and to whom it will apply. If you wish to comment, you need to do so via one of the registered stakeholder organisations listed above, by the deadline shown.
28 September 2006
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.
6 May 2008
Consultation on the draft of the guideline is complete and the guideline is being modified in the light of comments received.