Status In progress
Developed As PHG
ID number 128

Provisional Schedule

Expected publication 02 August 2018

Project Team

Developer NICE Public Health and Social Care Guidelines Team

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Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
11 January 2018 - 21 February 2018 Draft guidance consultation
22 November 2017 Pre-consultation documents released
29 September 2017 Public Health guideline committee meetings 4 29/09/17
28 September 2017 Public Health guideline committee meetings 3 28/09/17
20 April 2017 Public Health guideline committee meeting 2
15 March 2017 Public Health guideline committee meeting 1
13 February 2017 Stakeholder list updated
25 January 2017 A minor change has been made to page 4 (within the ‘areas that will not be covered’ section) of the final scope.
18 October 2016 Committee list updated
12 September 2016 Scope published
01 August 2016 Consultation on the draft scope is complete and the scope is being reviewed in the light of comments received. The finalised scope will be published on the website in September 2016.
10 June 2016 - 07 July 2016 Draft scope consultation
10 June 2016 The draft scope is out for consultation with stakeholders. The scope defines what aspects of care the guidance will cover and to whom it will apply. To get involved in the consultation, please comment via your registered stakeholder organisation. If your organisation is not yet a registered stakeholder, they can register via the link above. NICE is unable to accept any comments after the consultation deadline, 07 July 2016.
05 May 2016 Scoping workshop
07 March 2016 A stakeholder scoping workshop has been scheduled to take place on 5 May 2016. Registered stakeholders have been informed.
11 November 2015 New Public Health guideline commissioned, stakeholder registration now open

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