- NHS England
- NHS England;NHS Clinical Commissioners;National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE);Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
- Publication date:
- 28 November 2018
This guidance is addressed to CCGs, to assist them in fulfilling their duties relating to securing continuous improvements in the quality of services for patients and in outcomes, particularly regarding appropriate clinical interventions. This guidance is issued as general guidance under S14Z8 of the NHS Act 2006. The objective of this guidance is to support CCGs in their decision-making, to address unwarranted variation, and to provide national advice to make local clinical decision-making more appropriate.