Further explanation of the methodology used can be found in the quality standards Process guide on the NICE website.
The documents below contain recommendations from NICE guidance or other NICE‑accredited recommendations that were used by the Quality Standards Advisory Committee to develop the quality standard statements and measures.
Headaches. NICE clinical guideline 150 (2012).
It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Headache Disorders (2010) Headache disorders – not respected, not resourced. A report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Headache Disorders (APPGPHD).
Department of Health (2005) The National Service Framework for long term conditions.