June 2021: We replaced recommendations 1.5.20 to 1.5.27 on shared decision making with a link to the NICE guideline on shared decision making.
Minor changes since publication
June 2021: We removed appendix A on recommendations adapted from published clinical guidelines.
February 2020: We replaced the quality statements in the guideline with a link to the updated NICE quality standard on patient experience in adult NHS services.
October 2015: We updated recommendation 1.4.3 to cite the Health and Social Care Safety and Quality Act 2015.