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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH)

The National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH) is a partnership between the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Psychological Society and specialises in producing evidence-based guidance for practice.


It is a team of 20 people located within the Royal College of Psychiatrists and at University College London, which has expertise in information science, evidence searching, systematic reviewing, meta-analysis and working closely with expert academic, clinicians and service users to produce evidence based recommendations for practice.  


It was initially established by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to develop mental health clinical guidelines and related guidance for NICE. 


Current work being undertaken by the NCCMH

  • NICE Quality Standards


For more information about the NCCMH, please email Head of NCCMH Christine Sealey on

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Introduction to Systematic Reviewing and the GRADE Approach: 3 day short course

Date: 2  - 4 July 2014, 10am-5.30pm

Venue: University College London, WC1E 6BT

Price: £750 public sector; £950 private sector; concessions on request


A practical approach to systematic reviewing taught by experts developing clinical guidelines for the  National Institute of Health and Care Excellence.



Tel: +44 (0)20 3701 2642

More details can be found on the website.