Guideline Submission Details
Lead Author Name
Please provide Highland Health and Social Care email address or similar so that staff identity can be verified.
New Guideline or update?
If it is a new guideline or a major amendment please fill in the 'Guideline Template' below.
If it is a minor amendment to be made please skip to the 'Summary of Changes' box.
Clinical specialism this guideline would sit under
e.g. respiratory, mental health
Guidelines are to be created with multidisciplinary consultation. Please add all individuals or groups consulted with. A suggested minimum: lead clinician, specialist pharmacist, specialist NMAHP, primary and secondary care representative, patient representative.
Scope and purpose
State the overall objectives of the guideline
Which patient group(s) does the guideline apply to
Who are the intended users of the guideline?
Which staff and/or patient groups?
Will this impact on any of these groups?
e.g. age, gender, disability, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity.
Has your guidance been cross-checked?
e.g. against Formulary, TAM, intranet
Identify where iterations need to be removed from
Does this link to the informed consent process?
If no, why not?
Has a link to a calculator tool been provided?
If yes, please provide details
Provide the evidence base to support the guideline
Resource implications of applying the guidance
How will you implement this to patients/staff?
Give details of implementation plan, including a communication strategy, for raising awareness with appropriate staff and patients.
Identify at least 3 search terms for the guidance
e.g. the condition, body system, treatment
It is preferable to use our guideline template, if this is not possible please upload your guidance here.
Introduction or Presentation
e.g. signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, can include images.
e.g. tests, treatments, procedures, self-management. Can indicate who the guidance is for.
e.g. emergency, non-emergency
e.g. extra useful info
Further Information for Health Care Professionals
e.g links to national guidance
Further Information Resources for Patients
e.g. local/national patient information, mobile apps, self-management resources, informed consent
Summary of Changes
*Only applicable for minor amendments*
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