This quality standard covers preventing, assessing, diagnosing and managing skin cancer (malignant melanoma and non-melanoma). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

It does not cover areas of national policy, such as changes to national commissioning arrangements and legislation.

Keeping quality standards up to date

This quality standard is reviewed each year and updated if needed.

Next review: August 2017

Quality standard development process

How we develop NICE quality standards