Alastair Scott-McKinley

Dear Department of Health (Northern Ireland),
Please could you advise concerning the the FASD NICE guidance recently published in England.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) ( 2022) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Quality standard [QS204]. Available at: www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs204
1. Has this guidance been adopted in Northern Ireland?
2. If it has been adopted, when does such guidance come into effect as a responsibility of the local HSCT’s?
3. If it has not been adopted, please provide a copy of the Departments plan/ time scale consideration for adoption?
4. If it has not been adopted or there are no plans for adoption, please provide a copy of the departments work plan for an alternative to the FASD NICE guidance?

Yours faithfully,

Alastair Scott-McKinley

DoH FOI, Department of Health (Northern Ireland)

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Alastair,

 

Please see attached acknowledgement of receipt of your request.

 

Regards,

 

Joyce

 

Joyce McGrattan

Information Management Branch

Department of Health (NI)

 

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Murphy, Edward, Department of Health (Northern Ireland)

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Dear Mr Alastair Scott-McKinley

Please find attached a response to your FOI request below to the Department of Health (NI) regarding the implementation of FASD NICE Guidance in the HSC.

Kindest regards

Eddie Murphy
Department of Health (NI)
Pharmacy Directorate
Medicines Policy Branch
Room D3
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3SQ

Tel: 02890 520014
Email: [email address]
Web: www.health-ni.gov.uk

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Alastair Scott-McKinley

Dear Department of Health (Northern Ireland),
Thank you for your response.
I was particularly interested to know if neurological assessments and management plans for those assessed as having FASD would be progressed.
Can you provide any clarification on this please.
Yours faithfully,

Alastair Scott-McKinley

DoH FOI, Department of Health (Northern Ireland)

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Alastair,

 

Thank you for your email below.

 

Please see attached response to your request for further information.

 

Regards,

 

Joyce

 

Joyce McGrattan

Information Management Branch

Department of Health (NI)

 

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