Evidence search uses reliable and trustworthy sources of information. All sources are reviewed on a regular basis.

Information is made available:

  • through a direct feed of data from the content provider to NICE
  • by regularly checking relevant content on the source website.

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Process and methods manual

Describes how evidence is made available through NICE evidence search to our users.

  NICE evidence services process and methods manual  PDF 657 kb

The updated manual underwent a public consultation ending in October 2015.

  NICE evidence services: Responses to the consultation comments  PDF 333 kb

Content sources

Manual sources

  List of manual sources and links  PDF 469 KB

Automated sources

  List of automated sources and links  PDF 324 KB

Some of the content in the Evidence Services is only available via subscription, licensing or purchase; in these circumstances the content is procured through a formal procurement process. Otherwise NICE does not pay an organisation for their content, and will not cover a content provider's cost in ensuring their content is in an appropriate format for inclusion in Evidence Search.