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Latest policy

*NEW* June 2013: The ACP’s Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics governing the members of the Association.

The ACP’s Quality Standards for Training.

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.

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POLICY SUBMISSIONS FOR 2012:

NICE: Conduct disorders in children and young people

The ACP responded to this consultation on the draft guidelines for Conduct disorders and antisocial behaviour in children and young people: recognition, intervention and management. You can read our submission which was prepared by Sarah Sutton (September 2012). You can also read the ACP’s submission to the draft scope (February 2011).