This is an updated guideline prepared for the BAD Clinical Standards Unit, which includes the Therapy & Guidelines Subcommittee. Members of the Clinical Standards Unit who have been involved are P.M. McHenry (chairman Therapy & Guidelines), T.A. Leslie, S. Wakelin, R.Y.P. Hunasehally, M. Cork, G.A. Johnston, F.S. Worsnop, P. Rakvit, A. Salim, B. McDonald, S.L. Chua, D. Buckley, G. Petrof, N. Callachand (British National Formulary), T. Flavell (BDNG), A.A. Salad (BAD Scientific Administrator), L.S. Exton (BAD Guideline Research Fellow) and M.F. Mohd Mustapa (BAD Clinical Standards Manager).
NICE has accredited the process used by the British Association of Dermatologists to produce clinical guidelines. The renewed accreditation is valid until 31 May 2021 and applies to guidance produced using the process described in the updated guidance for writing a British Association of Dermatologists clinical guidance – the adoption of the GRADE methodology 2016. The original accreditation term began on 12 May 2010.