Information for those involved in guidance development.

Contributing to NICE guidelines

This guide explains how individuals and organisations can get involved in developing NICE guidelines.

Developing NICE guidelines: how to get involved


Contributing to a technology appraisal: help for patients and carers

We've developed the following guides to support national patient and carer organisations and patient experts involved in NICE technology appraisals. We also offer monthly, hour long Zoom inductions for patient and carer organisations. Whether you already work with us or are new to working with us, you're welcome to join one of these sessions. To find out more or to book a place, contact us on 0161 870 3020 or email pip@nice.org.uk.

Information for national patient and carer organisations

  An overview of NICE technology appraisals for patient and carer groups (PDF)

  Scoping technology appraisals: a factsheet for patient and carer organisations (PDF)

  Developing technology appraisal guidance: a factsheet for patient and carer organisations (PDF)

 Hints and tips on nominating patient experts (Word)

Submitting evidence to a NICE technology appraisal

You can provide evidence on behalf of your organisation using the submission template. In the guide below we have pulled together advice on gathering and presenting the information, as well as what to avoid. If you would like advice on preparing for a submission, or for us to read a draft of your submission, contact us on 0161 870 3020 or email pip@nice.org.uk.

 Patient organisation submission guide (PDF)

 Patient organisation submission template (Word)

Information for patient experts

This document contains information for patient experts on how to prepare for the meeting and what to expect.

 Hints and tips for patient experts (Word)

If you are a patient expert at a committee meeting, you have the opportunity to submit a personal statement before the meeting. This is so that you can tell the committee about your experience of the condition and treatments using our template for patient experts.

 Patient expert statement template (Word)

If you have any questions or would like further information about participating in technology appraisals, please contact the public involvement advisers for technology appraisals, on 0161 870 3020 or email pip@nice.org.uk.