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.
Bipolar disorder: assessment and management (2014, updated 2020) NICE guideline CG185.
It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:
Department of Health (2014) Chief Medical Officer (CMO) annual report: public mental health
Department of Health (2014) Closing the gap: priorities for essential change in mental health
Department of Health and Home Office (2014) Mental health crisis care concordat: improving outcomes for people experiencing mental health crisis
NHS England (2014) Reducing mortality for people with serious mental illness (SMI)
Department of Health (2011) No health without mental health: a cross-government mental health outcomes strategy for people of all ages