NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care

The NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care (NCCSC) develops guidance about social care for children and adults on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The NCCSC also helps to ensure that people who commission, provide and use care services know about the NICE guidance and related quality standards and are supported to put them into practice.

The NCCSC is a consortium led by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) with: Research in Practice; Research in Practice for Adults; Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre); and Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU).

The NCCSC coproduces NICE guidance with people who use care, their families and friends, care providers and commissioners.

The NCCSC provides:

The NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care is a consortium led by SCIE.

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