2 Notes on the scope of the guidance
NICE guidelines are developed in accordance with a scope that defines what the guideline will and will not cover.
How this guidance was developed
NICE commissioned the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health to develop this guidance. The Centre established a Guideline Development Group (see appendix A), which reviewed the evidence and developed the recommendations.
There is more information about how NICE clinical guidelines are developed on the NICE website.