Further explanation of the methodology used can be found in the quality standards process guide.
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.
It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:
Department of Health (2014) Closing the gap: priorities for essential change in mental health
Department of Health (2012) No health without mental health: implementation framework
Department of Health (2011) No health without mental health: a cross-government mental health outcomes strategy for people of all ages