5 Other versions of this guideline
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence commissioned the development of this guidance from the National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care. The Centre established a Guideline Development Group, which reviewed the evidence and developed the recommendations. The members of the Guideline Development Group are listed in Appendix B. Information about the independent Guideline Review Panel is given in Appendix C.
There is more information about how NICE clinical guidelines are developed on the NICE website. A booklet, 'How NICE clinical guidelines are developed: an overview for stakeholders, the public and the NHS' is available.
The full guideline, 'Dental recall: recall interval between routine dental examinations', is published by the National Collaborating Centre for Acute Care; it is available on the NICE website.
Information for the public
This guideline is different from other guidelines in that the whole population is affected. A poster and factsheet explaining the guidance are available from the NICE website. This is a good starting point for explaining why a patient's recommended recall interval may have changed.
Quick reference guide
A quick reference guide for healthcare professionals is also available from the NICE website.