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Case studies

Aetiology of ADHD

  • Service type: Systematic review
  • Description: A systematic review of the causes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Behind the Headlines

Bupa Health Dialog Care Pathways

  • Service type: Care pathway
  • Description: Using Care Pathways to facilitate clinically effective and cost effective commissioning

Commissioning Brief: Renal replacement services

  • Service type: Commissioning brief
  • Description: Modelling the need for renal replacement therapy

Commissioning Support Appraisals Service (CSAS)

  • Service type: Health technology assessment
  • Description: The application of evidence and clinical expertise to ensure appropriate commissioning through NICE

Department of Health, Information Accreditation Scheme

  • Service type: Evidence assurance
  • Description: Rapid quality-assurance process of healthcare information for patients

European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control, Norovirus

  • Service type: Guideline development and update
  • Description: Evidence-based guidance for the prevention and control of norovirus outbreaks in childcare facilities and schools

Health England: Preventative Health Care

  • Service type: Policy support
  • Description: Rapid, transparent and systematic prioritisation of public health interventions

Map of Medicine

  • Service type: Care pathway
  • Description: Rapid process and pathway innovation and development

MMR Vaccine

  • Service type: Systematic review
  • Description: Rapid systematic review and media support to address the MMR panic

National Commissioning Group: Ultra Orphan Drugs

  • Service type: Commissioning brief
  • Description: Bringing international policy, evidence and experience to bear on formulating national commissioning policy for expensive drugs

National Institute for Health Research Dissemination Centre (NIHR DC)

  • Service type: Current research awareness
  • Description: To promote the best research studies for clinicians, commissioners and patients in the NHS who make decisions about treatments, tests, services or care

Percutaneous aortic valve replacement (PAVR)

Royal College of Surgeons: Commissioning Guidance

Service benchmarking

  • Service type: Evidence assurance
  • Description: Service benchmarking and health indicators for specialised services in the East Midlands

Service Designation Guide: Cleft Lip and Palate

Service Designation Guide: Cystic Fibrosis

Water fluoridation in Southampton

  • Service type: Policy support
  • Description: Independent evidence to assist with public consultation and subsequent policy making