The consultation for the draft scope closes 26 July 2018 at 5pm. Therefore, we need members to look at each section of the draft scope and provide feedback, in order to inform any comment that S4ME may make on the draft. So please read the below and comment away! (Full document can be found here, NICE webpage on the process is here, we did have an initial thread on the draft scope here but these individual threads are to capture comments on the individual sections of the draft. Thread for the first part of the scope (Why the guideline is needed) can be found here, and for the third part (What the guideline will cover) here.) NB: There isn't actually much to this one. 2. Who the guideline is for This guideline is for: All health and social care professionals including those working or providing input in to educational and occupational health services Commissioners People with suspected or diagnosed ME/CFS, their families and carers and the public It may also be relevant for: education services occupational health services voluntary sector organisations NICE guidelines cover health and care in England. Decisions on how they apply in other UK countries are made by ministers in the Welsh Government, Scottish Government, and Northern Ireland Executive. Equality considerations NICE has carried out an equality impact assessment during scoping. The assessment: lists equality issues identified, and how they have been addressed explains why any groups are excluded from the scope. The guideline will look at inequalities relating to ethnic origin. ETA: adding links in the text. ETA2: Add text and link back to original thread on the draft coming out.