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Evidence-based veterinary medicine
Could the veterinary profession learn from NICE?

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COULD the veterinary profession learn from the experiences of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in developing evidence-based guidelines for care? This was the question posed by Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive and director of health and social care at NICE, at a recent Veterinary Evidence conference organised by RCVS Knowledge in Edinburgh.

Professor Leng explained that NICE was established in 1999 and aimed to provide evidence-based guidance, advice and information for health, public health and social care …

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