SIGN 100: a handbook for patient and carer representatives
Patients, carers and members of the public play an important role in our work. Involving patients and carers in the development of our guidelines allows their views and their experiences to complement the evidence and the knowledge and experience of healthcare professionals.
We have written this handbook for patient and carer representatives who are involved in our work. It explains how we develop clinical guidelines for the NHS in Scotland. The handbook aims to: