Standards for Development of Clinical Guidelines in Paediatrics and Child Health.

Scope and Content

This document provides guidance about approapriate methods of development and the content and format of guidelines advocated by the Quality of Practice Committee (QPC) of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. The objective is to provide a framework for those developing guidelines in order that the end product will offer the maximum benefit to paediatricians, other health care professionals, health service managers, patients and their carers.