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POLICY SUBMISSIONS FOR 2015

The ACP has been involved since the start of the year with the latest NICE guidance on Eating Disorders. Thanks to Helena Cowen who attended a scoping workshop in January on the draft scope for Eating Disoders (update) and to Cathy Troupp for responding to the draft scope for which a consultation ran from February to March. The anticipated publication date for the updated guidance is April 2017. You can read our submission to the draft scope here.


POLICY SUBMISSIONS FOR 2014

The ACP has submitted a response to two NICE consultations in the second half of this year: End of life care for infants, children and young people in November and Depression in children and young people (update) in December. Many thanks to Tony Lee and Tess Bailey-Sayer for their contribution to the former and Rajni Sharma to the latter consultation.

You can read our submission to the Depression in children and young people (update) here.

*NEW: Read the updated guidelines published in March 2015 for Depression in children and young people here

Read our submission to the End of life care for infants, children and young people here.


POLICY SUBMISSIONS FOR 2013

May 2013: NICE Depression in children and young people quality standard consultation. The ACP has submitted its response to this consultation which ran from 3 April to 1 May 2013.

Read the draft quality standard for depression in children and young people.

Read the NICE Depression ACP response to the consultation.

Thanks to Margaret Rustin, Nick Midgley and Simon Cregeen for their efforts in compiling the response on behalf of the ACP.

April 2013: NICE's health and wellbeing of looked after children and young people quality standard has been published on its website this month. The quality standard defines best practice for the health and wellbeing of looked-after children and young people and describes high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or service area.

Read the quality standard here.

January 2013: NICE has published a summary of its clinical guidelines on psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people. It links to the published guidance and key documents.

Read the summary here on the NICE website.