Medicines adherence: involving patients in decisions about prescribed medicines and supporting adherence.
Anticipated publication date
January 2009
Topic area
  • Mental health and behavioural conditions

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Key events during the development of the guidance

Date Update
2 August 2005 The remit (see link below) for this guideline was received from the Department of Health and the Welsh Assembly Government in April 2005 as part of the Institute's 11th wave work programme. See below for more information on the Institute's guideline development process.
8 September 2006 Guidelines Coordinator changed to Bijal Chandarana
30 October 2006 The draft scope (see link below) 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 November 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.
4 December 2006 List of stakeholders updated.
7 March 2007 List of stakeholders updated.
14 June 2007 The scope (see link below) defines what aspects of care are covered by the guideline and to whom it applies.
29 July 2008 Consultation on the draft full guideline and draft NICE guideline begins today.