Community engagement (PH9)
An assessment of community engagement and community development approaches including the collaborative methodology and community champions
This guidance aims to support those working with and involving communities in decisions on health improvement that affect them. It is for people working in the NHS and other sectors who have a direct or indirect role in - and responsibility for - community engagement. This includes those working in local authorities and the community, voluntary and private sectors. It will also be of interest to members of the public.
A minor update to the guidance was made on 29/2/08.
This page was last updated: 05 December 2013
PH9 Community Guidance was reviewed for possible update in 2011 and the review decision was to carry a full update following the completion of ongoing research - please see the review decision document.
Next review date: TBC
Implementation tools and resources
See this guidance in practice
The summary of the key recommendations in the guidance written for patients, carers and those with little medical knowledge and may be used in local patient information leaflets.
Quick Reference Guide
The quick reference guide presents recommendations for health professionals
The published NICE clinical guidance, contains the recommendations for health professionals and NHS bodies.
The published full clinical guidance for specialists with background, evidence, recommendations and methods used.