This guidance will fully update the following:
Status In progress
Developed As PHG

Provisional Schedule

Expected publication 12 August 2019

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
10 June 2019 Stakeholder list updated
05 June 2019 Equality impact assessment published
08 February 2019 - 22 March 2019 Draft guidance consultation
05 February 2019 Declaration of interests
05 February 2019 Committee list updated
30 November 2018 Pre-consultation documents released
01 May 2018 Committee meeting
25 January 2018 The development phase of this guidance has now started. Further information will be added to the topic webpage in due course.
13 January 2017 Scope published
21 November 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 January 2017
07 October 2016 - 04 November 2016 Draft scope consultation
13 September 2016 Scoping workshop
18 May 2016 New Public Health guideline commissioned
18 May 2016 Stakeholder registration now open

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