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NICE tells local authorities to involve public in health decisions or risk judicial review

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2105 (Published 12 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2105
  1. Nigel Hawkes
  1. 1London

Local government should do more to involve people in decisions that influence their health, a new briefing from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has said.1

Now that local authorities have responsibility for public health, NICE said that they should raise their game by using the best methods to communicate with people and enlist them in a wide …

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