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Letters Non-compliance with guidelines

NICE is improving access to guidance

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 12 October 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d6512
  1. Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive1
  1. 1National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, London WC1V 6NA, UK
  1. gillian.leng{at}

Carthey and colleagues discuss the burgeoning number of guidelines and the challenges arising.1 High quality guidelines will, however, remain an important mechanism for setting standards, and the best guidelines must therefore be recognisable, accessible, and easy to use. To improve access to guidance, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has several new …

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