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Current proposals

Any group or individual may propose a guideline topic to SIGN. This list shows the status of topic proposals currently being considered by SIGN.

Further information on scoping and the decisions made at each step of the process are recorded on the proposal form. The table was last updated in March 2017.

 

Topic: Prevention and treatment of patients with episodic and chronic migraine

Proposer: David Watson, GPwSI headache, Grampian

Request: New topic

Stage: On programme

Proposal: Migraine proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: Early Diagnosis and support of children with fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol syndrome disorder

Proposer: Patricia Jackson

Request: New topic

Stage: On programme

Proposal: FASD proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: Delirium

Proposer: Ajay Verma Macharouthu

Request: New topic

Stage: On programme

Proposal: Delirium proposal )PDF)

 

Topic: Epilepsy in children

Proposer: Karyn Robertson

Request: New topic

Stage: Accepted

Proposal: Epilepsy in children proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: Perioperative blood transfusion

Proposer: Anne Morrison

Request: New topic

Stage: Accepted

Proposal: Periop blood transfusion proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: SIGN 135: Management of epithelial ovarian cancer

Proposer: Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Request: Refresh

Stage: Accepted

Proposal: SIGN 135 ovarian cancer proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: SIGN 88: Management of suspected bacterial urinary tract infection in adults

Proposer: Brin Maki

Request: Refresh

Stage: Accepted

Proposal: SIGN 88 UTI proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: Metastatic breast cancer

Proposer: SIGN 134 guideline development group

Request: New topic

Stage: Accepted

Proposal: Metastatic breast cancer proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: ADHD in adults

Proposer: Richard Jones

Request: New topic

Stage: Screening

Proposal: ADHD in adults proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: Harmful drinking

Proposer:  Joyce O’Hare

Request: New topic

Stage: Screening

Proposal: Harmful drinking proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: Dementia

Proposer: Janice McAlister

Request: New topic

Stage: Scoping

Proposal: Dementia proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: Edometrial cancer

Proposer: Scott Fegan

Request: New topic

Stage: Scoping

Proposal: Edometrial cancer proposal

 

Topic: SIGN 112: Management of attention deficit and hyperkinetic disorders in children and young people

Proposer: Iain McClure

Request: Refresh

Stage: Scoping

Proposal: SIGN 112 ADHD proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: SIGN 85: Management of transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder

Proposer:  Jon Coldewey

Request: Refresh

Stage: On hold

Proposal: SIGN 85 bladder cancer proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: SIGN 108: Management of patients with stroke or TIA: assessment, investigation, immediate management and secondary prevention

Proposer: Paul Syme

Request: Refresh

Stage: On hold

Proposal: SIGN 108 acute stroke proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: SIGN 122: Prevention and management of venous thromboembolism

Proposer: Alison Hunter

Request: Refresh

Stage: On hold

Proposal: SIGN 122 VTE proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: SIGN 109: Management of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection

Proposer: Gareth Brown

Request: Refresh

Stage: Rejected

Proposal: SIGN 109 Chlamydia proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: Thyroid and adrenal testing and treatment

Proposer: Anne Peat, Lorraine Cleaver

Request: New

Stage: Rejected

Proposal: Thyroid proposal (PDF)

 

Topic: SIGN 136: Management on chronic pain

Proposer: Clark Russell

Request: Refresh

Stage: Rejected

Proposal:  SIGN 136 Chronic pain proposal (PDF)

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