You can now review and comment on this draft guideline.

The consultation closes on 19 October 2017 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

visual summary showing the key guidance recommendations


Our recommendations

The evidence

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.

Specific questions:

  • We will be producing a visual summary of recommendations for each guideline topic and would like your comments.
    • Is this formal useful for health professionals and the public?
    • Is there anything you would improve about it?
    • Is the summary too simple? Is more detailed information needed from the guideline to safely follow the recommendations?
    • Any other general comments about the visual summary and the guideline (content and format)
  • 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?

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: 19 October 2017 5pm

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