Consultations on clinical guidelines and standards

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College members may join our consultation panel. We invite panel members to comment on draft documents during the development of clinical guidelines and standards, including scopes, full guidelines and appraisals of medicines. Members also attend meetings on behalf of the College.

Join the consultation panel

You will be making a valuable contribution, and may wish to record the learning from your involvement in your CPD Diary or training portfolio. You will also recevie an annual certificate of thanks to acknowledge your participation.

Apply to the panel

Acknowledgement list of consultation participants (2016)

Current consultations and deadlines

The College is currently consulting on the below clinical guidelines and standards.

  • Venous thromboembolism in over 16s (NICE): draft guideline - deadline 5pm, Friday 10 November
  • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Pathway in Children and Young People (BAPN): updated draft scope - deadline 5pm, Wednesday 15 November
  • Postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth (NICE): draft scope - deadline 5pm, Monday 20 November
  • Child abuse and neglect (NICE): topic engagement - deadline 5pm, Friday 24 November
  • Newborn screening for biotinidase deficiency (UK NSC): evidence review - deadline 5pm, Friday 5 January

The College expects to be invited to consult on the following clinical guidelines and standards over the next several months.

November 2017

  • Eating disorders (NICE):  draft standard
  • Emergency and acute medical care (NICE): topic engagement exercise
  • Trauma (NICE): draft standard

December 2017

  • Cystic fibrosis (NICE): draft standard
  • Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm (NICE): draft standard

Early 2018

  • Child abuse and neglect (NICE): draft standard
  • Emergency and acute medical care (NICE): draft standard