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Status Discontinued
Developed As PH
Topic area
  • Mental health and behavioural conditions
  • Public health

Provisional Schedule

Consultation on draft scope by stakeholders: 13th May - 10th June 2007
Meeting with stakeholder organisations: 26 September 2007
Consultation on evidence synopsis and submission of evidence by stakeholders: 24 February - 24 March 2010
Consultation on draft guidance: 17 June - 15 July 2010
Expected date of issue: TBC

Project Team

Developer NICE Public Health and Social Care Guidelines Team


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
22 December 2015 Discontinued. For more information please see
13 December 2010 NICE issues a document for stakeholders outlining the revised NICE public health work programme.
25 August 2006 This topic was referred by the Department of Health as part of the Institute's 12th wave work programme.
22 March 2007 Schedule updated.
09 June 2009 Re-commissioned reviews presented to the PDG

For further information on the guideline development process, please see how we develop NICE guidelines