Equality and Human Rights Consultation - NICE CG 65 - Hypothermia: Prevention and Management in Adults Having Surgery - Addendum

Consultation opened on 14 December 2016. Closing date 24 January 2017 at 17:00.

Summary

NICE has recently published an addendum to their guidance on Hypothermia: prevention and management in adults having surgery. The addendum to this guidance has added recommendations on patients with communication difficulties, measuring temperature, warming patients before induction of anaesthesia and warming patients after induction of anaesthesia (Sections 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3). As this guidance has previously been endorsed by the Department, comments are only being sought on the addendum.

Documents

Consultation description

Guidance for the consultation can be found on the NICE website.

Please note: Comments are only being sought on the Addendum.

The closing date for responses is Tuesday 24th January 2017.

This Information will be used to inform the Equality Screening. 

Ways to respond

Email -
SGU-NICEGuidance@health-ni.gov.uk
Write to -
Quality Regulation Policy & Legislation Branch
Department of Health
Room D1
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3SQ

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