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National policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines in development

This is a collection of the national policies, procedures, protocols, guidelines and clinical guidelines that are currently in development by the HSE.

HSE National Policy for Co-production within Mental Health Services
Title

HSE National Policy for Co-production within Mental Health Services

Topic

As part of the continuing work of the implementation of Sharing the Vision one of our work streams are in the development stages of  creating a national policy for Co-production within Mental Health Services

Category

National Policy

Owner

HSE National Office of Mental Health Engagement & Recovery
fiona.mckernan@hse.ie

Expected Date of Publication

Q2 2024

Working Title: Supporting Smiles National Oral Care Support Guideline and toolkit
Title

Working Title: Supporting Smiles National Oral Care Support Guideline and toolkit

Topic

To support healthcare workers providing oral care to persons in Hospital, Community and Disability services. A National Steering Group - Oral Care Initiative which is a collaborative working group including Hospital, Community and Disability Services provides the strategic direction for the initiative.

Category

National Guideline and Toolkit

Owner

National Oral Health Office, Supporting Smiles National Guideline Development Group
myra.herlihy@hse.ie

Expected Date of Publication

Q4 2024

Radiological Staging and Surveillance of Patients with Cutaneous Melanoma
Title

Radiological Staging and Surveillance of Patients with Cutaneous Melanoma

Topic

To develop a new radiological guideline for patients with cutaneous melanoma, for those who are newly diagnosed in terms of who should have staging investigations and for those who have completed treatment in terms of surveillance imaging

Category

National Clinical Guideline

Owner

National Cancer Control Programme - Cutaneous Melanoma Guideline Development Group
guidelines@cancercontrol.ie

Expected Date of Publication

Q1 2024

National Breast Cancer Family History GP Referral Guideline
Title

National Breast Cancer Family History GP Referral Guideline

Topic

To provide a guidance to GPs on which people with a significant family history of breast cancer to refer to secondary care for further assessment of their level of risk

Category

National Guideline

Owner

National Cancer Control Programme Breast Cancer Family History Primary Care Working Group
guidelines@cancercontrol.ie

Expected Date of Publication

TBC

National Clinical Guideline for the Imaging Surveillance of People with an Elevated Risk of Breast Cancer due to their Family History
Title

National Clinical Guideline for the Imaging Surveillance of People with an Elevated Risk of Breast Cancer due to their Family History

Topic

National recommendations on what imaging surveillance should be provided to people who have an increased risk of developing breast cancer due to their family history

Category

National Clinical Guideline

Owner

National Cancer Control Programme Breast Cancer Family History Surveillance Working Group
guidelines@cancercontrol.ie

Expected Date of Publication

TBC

National Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis & Staging of patients with Breast Cancer (update)
Title

National Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis & Staging of patients with Breast Cancer (update)

Topic

To update the radiology section of the 2015 National Clinical Guideline – Diagnosis, Staging & Treatment of patients with Breast Cancer

Category

National Clinical Guideline

Owner

National Cancer Control Programme Breast Cancer (Radiology) Guideline Development Group
guidelines@cancercontrol.ie

Expected Date of Publication

Q2 2024

National Clinical Guideline for the Post-Treatment Follow-Up of patients with Breast Cancer
Title

National Clinical Guideline for the Post-Treatment Follow-Up of patients with Breast Cancer

Topic

To develop a national clinical guideline for the post-treatment follow-up of patients with Breast Cancer. The guideline will include early stage I-III patients treated for breast cancer

Category

National Clinical Guideline

Owner

National Cancer Control Programme Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Post-Treatment Follow-Up Guideline Development Group
guidelines@cancercontrol.ie

Expected Date of Publication

Q2 2024

National Clinical Guideline - Active Surveillance in patients with Prostate Cancer (update)
Title

National Clinical Guideline - Active Surveillance in patients with Prostate Cancer (update)

Topic

To develop an evidence-based National Clinical Guideline on the active surveillance of patients with prostate cancer through the integration of the best research evidence with clinical expertise, patient values and experiences

Category

National Clinical Guideline

Owner

National Cancer Control Programme - Prostate Active Surveillance Guideline Development Group
guidelines@cancercontrol.ie

Expected Date of Publication

Q2 2024

National Lung Cancer GP Referral Guideline
Title

National Lung Cancer GP Referral Guideline

Topic

To develop a new National Lung Cancer GP Referral Guideline and advise on the template of an accompanying eReferral form for GPs and inter- and intra-hospital referrals

Category

National Clinical Guideline

Owner

National Cancer Control Programme - Lung Cancer GP Referral Guideline Development Group
guidelines@cancercontrol.ie

Expected Date of Publication

Q4 2024