The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s public task consists of the mandatory functions which it is under a legal duty to perform as set out in:


Public task statement

The statement of NICE’s current public task for the purposes of the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations (2015) – ‘the Regulations’ is:

  1. The provision of quality standards in relation to the provision of NHS services, public health and social care in England. 

  2. The provision of advice, guidance, providing information and making recommendations about any matter concerning or connecting with the provision of NHS services, public health services and social care services in England.

See HSCA 2012 sections 234 (1) and (2); section 237 (10); and Regulation 5 of 2013 Regulations.

Our public task statement is subject to regular review.

Reuse

In line with the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations (2015), NICE permits the commercial and non-commercial reuse of certain documents created as part of its public task.

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Enquiries

If you have a question about our public task please contact us at reuseofcontent@nice.org.uk