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Referral for suspected cancer

Referral guidelines for suspected cancer

Status: History
Publication date: June 2005
Wave: 7
Process: CG
Topic area:
  • Cancer
 

NICE project team

Centre for clinical practice lead: Peter Littlejohns
Communications manager: Phil Ranson
Guidelines commissioning manager: Colette Marshall
Guidelines coordinator: Sarah Dunsdon
Patient involvement lead: Barbara Meredith
Guidelines Development Group: The Guideline Development Group (GDG) oversees the development process.
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Email enquiries

If you have any queries please email nice@nice.org.uk
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Provisional schedule

Scoping workshop: 01 October 2002
Consultation on draft scope with stakeholders: 2 September - 30 September 2002
Submission Date: 01 February 2003
Consultation on draft guideline with stakeholders: 13 July - 11 August 2004
Consultation on final draft of guidance: 27 September - 22 October 2004
Pre-publication check: TBC
Publication date: June 2005
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Project history

Date Update
20 May 2002 The remit for this guideline was received from the Department of Health and Welsh Assembly Government.
13 December 2002 The scope (see links below) 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.
10 March 2003 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. Three versions of the guideline are under preparation: a full guideline, a NICE short-form guideline and information for the public. Please see timescales above for dates of the first and final rounds of consultation with stakeholders.
16 April 2003 List of stakeholders amended.
6 April 2004 Patient Involvement Lead added.
13 July 2004 Timelines updated.
12 August 2004 Consultation on the first consultation draft of the guideline is complete and the guideline is being modified in the light of comments received. Please see timescales above for the dates of the final round of consultation with stakeholders.
16 August 2004 List of stakeholders updated.
27 September 2004 The final consultation draft of the guideline (please see link below) is out for consultation. If you wish to comment, you need to do so via one of the registered stakeholder organisations listed above, by the deadline shown.
6 October 2004 List of stakeholders updated.
2 November 2004 List of stakeholders updated.
20 December 2004 List of stakeholders updated.
9 February 2005 List of stakeholders updated.
18 March 2005 Expected date of issue amended to May 2005 (tbc).
6 April 2005 Expected date of issue chnaged to June 2005.
22 April 2005 List of stakeholders updated.
9 June 2005 List of stakeholders updated.
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