You can now review and comment on this draft guideline.

The consultation closes at 5pm, 22 December 2021

How to comment

1. Register your organisation or comment as an individual

If you’re commenting for an organisation, your organisation needs to be registered as a stakeholder.

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

We can accept comments from individuals. These will be considered, but you won’t get a formal response and they won’t be posted on the NICE website. Wherever possible we encourage you to submit your comments through a registered stakeholder organisation.

2. Read the consultation documents

Documents to comment on:

If you want to review the economic models, please see 5. Economic models below and fill in the confidentiality form.

Other information about the consultation

3. Add your comments

  • You must use this comments 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.

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: 5pm, 22 December 2021

5. Economic model

The developers have produced economic models on monotherapy and add-on therapy for focal epilepsy, monotherapy and add-on therapy for generalised tonic-clonic epilepsy, epilepsy specialist nurses and resective surgery to support the guideline on epilepsies in children, young people and adults. To receive executable versions of these models, please submit a request to with a signed copy of the confidentiality acknowledgement and undertaking form.

We will then send you a link to an executable version of the economic models by email. The deadline for returning your comments is the same as for the guideline consultation: 5pm, 22 December 2021.


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