RCOT Practice Guidelines

The College has a number of practice guidelines to support evidence informed practice.

NICE has accredited the process used by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to produce its practice guidelines. Accreditation is valid for five years from January 2013 and is applicable to guidance produced using the processes described in the Practice guideline development manual 3rd edition (2017).

Practice Guidelines development process

The RCOT has a rigorous process for the development of practice guidelines for which governance is provided by the RCOT Practice Publications Group (PPG).

    Practice Guidelines Development Manual

    Full details of the guideline development process is available from:

    RCOT Practice Publications Group (PPG)

    The PPG provide a quality assurance role in reviewing proposals and drafts produced by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists' Specialist Sections, Regional groups and other groups of members who wish to publish practice documents in collaboration with the RCOT.