PH32 Skin cancer prevention: information, resources and environmental changes: 2nd review proposal consultation

A review is being undertaken to decide whether the public health guidance 'Skin Cancer: how the NHS and local authorities can help prevent skin cancer using public information, sun protection resources and by making changes to the environment (PH32)' should be updated.

All registered stakeholders are invited to comment on the provisional review decision during a two week consultation with stakeholders.

Organisations not registered as stakeholders are not able to comment.

How to register as a stakeholder

Please note - the provisional review decision presented here does not constitute NICE’s formal decision on this topic. The decision is provisional and may change after consultation.

This consultation will take place from 23 August 2013 – 6 September 2013.  

Consultation Documents:

Skin cancer prevention: information, resources and environmental changes (PH32): Review proposal consultation document

Skin cancer prevention: information, resources and environmental changes (PH32):Consultation on the review proposal: Stakeholder comments form

How to submit your comments:

Please provide any comments on the draft review proposal using the stakeholder comments form (ensuring all relevant fields are completed, including your organisation's name). Please forward the form by 5pm, Friday 6 September 2013 at the very latest to

If a stakeholder wishes to draw our attention to published literature, please supply the full reference.

The Institute is unable to accept:

  • More than one response per stakeholder organisation
  • Comments received after the consultation deadline
  • Comments that are not completed on a stakeholder comments form
  • Confidential information or other material that you would not wish to be made public
  • Comments forms with attachments such as research articles, letters or leaflets. If comments forms do have attachments they will be returned without being read. If the stakeholder resubmits the form without attachments, it must be by the consultation deadline.

What will happen to your comments?

  • All comments (with the exception of personal, individual comments and late comments) will be sent to the project team at the end of the consultation
  • Comments from registered stakeholders will be formally responded to by the project team before the guidance review decision is published.
  • No action will be taken upon receipt of personal, individual comments and late comments.
  • You should receive an automated acknowledgement from the email box when you email your comments.  If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact to ensure your comments have been safely received.

PLEASE NOTE: The Institute reserves the right to summarise and edit comments received during consultations, or not to publish them at all, where in the reasonable opinion of the Institute, the comments are voluminous, publication would be unlawful or publication would be otherwise inappropriate.

Anticipated publication of review decision: October 2013

This page was last updated: 28 August 2013