You can now review and comment on this draft guideline. 

The consultation closes on 10 May 2019 at 5pm

How to comment

1. Register your organisation

Your organisation needs to be registered as a stakeholder before we can accept comments. Please register as a stakeholder for ‘Managing common infections’

Not eligible? Contact the stakeholder organisation that most closely represents your interests and pass your comments to them.

2. Read the consultation documents

Visual summary of the recommendations

Our recommendations

The evidence

Other information about the consultation

3. Add your comments

  • You must use this form.
  • You must declare any links with, or funding from, the tobacco industry

If you share similar views with another organisation, send a joint response.

Specific questions:

  • For the guideline:
    • Are there any recommendations that will be a significant change to practice or will be difficult to implement? If so, please give reasons why.
    • What are the key issues or learning points for professional groups?
    • With regard to section 1.2 (table 1 and 2), is 7 days an appropriate duration of antibiotic treatment, with a footnote to explain that a longer course of up to a further 7 days may be needed based on clinical assessment?

Make sure you consider:

  • The areas that will have the biggest impact on practice and be challenging to implement
  • How to help users overcome challenges

Developing NICE guidelines: how to get involved suggests some other areas to comment on.

4. Email the form to us


Deadline: 10 May 2019 at 5pm

This page was last updated: 10 April 2019