NICE Quality Standard QS51: Autism

NICE Quality Standard QS51: AutismThis document published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) outlines quality standards for health and social care services on the diagnosis and management of autism in children, young people and adults.

NICE Quality Standard QS51: Autism

Each standard consists of a prioritised set of specific, concise and measurable statements. They draw on existing guidance, which provides an underpinning, comprehensive set of recommendations, and are designed to support the measurement of improvement.

The quality statements include:

This quality standard should be used alongside the strategy and NICE guidelines, as a tool to inform the commissioning of autism services for children, young people and adults focusing on the key areas for improving the quality of existing services.

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