3 Other information

3.1 Scope and how this guideline was developed

NICE guidelines are developed in accordance with a scope that defines what the guideline will and will not cover.

How this guideline was developed

NICE commissioned the National Clinical Guideline Centre to develop this guideline. The Centre established a Guideline Development Group (see section 4), which reviewed the evidence and developed the recommendations.

The methods and processes for developing NICE clinical guidelines are described in The guidelines manual.

3.2 Related NICE guidance

Further information is available on the NICE website.

Published

General
Condition-specific

Under development

NICE is developing the following guidance (details available from the NICE website):

  • Neuropathic pain (update). NICE clinical guideline (publication expected October 2013)

  • Lipid modification (update) NICE clinical guideline (publication date to be confirmed)

  • Type 2 diabetes (update). NICE clinical guideline (publication date to be confirmed)

  • Oral health – in nursing and residential care. NICE public health guidance (publication date to be confirmed)

  • Workplace health – employees with chronic diseases and long-term conditions. NICE public health guidance (publication date to be confirmed)

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)