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):

  • Multiple sclerosis (update). NICE clinical guideline. Publication expected October 2014.

  • Type 2 diabetes (update). NICE clinical guideline. Publication expected August 2015.

  • Motor neurone disease. NICE clinical guideline. Publication expected February 2016.

  • Parafricta bootees and undergarments to reduce skin breakdown in people with frail skin or at risk of pressure ulcers. NICE medical technologies guidance. Publication expected November 2014.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)