Commissioning Guides

Commissioning Guide Consultation: 1st August – 16th September
The British Orthopaedic Association has now closed public consultations on four of its NICE- accredited Commissioning Guides. The consultation ran from 1st August-16th September 2016 and included guides on:

• Painful osteoarthritis of the knee

• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (this guide previously covered other conditions associated with painful tingling fingers)

• Pain arising from the hip in adults

• Painful deformed great toe

Other documents designed for commissioners, but not related to this consultation, are available in the table below.

SpecialtyTitleDocument
Foot & AnkleHind Foot: BOFAS Evidence-based Commissioning GuidelineHind Foot: BOFAS Evidence-based Commissioning Guideline
Foot & AnkleGanglion Cyst: BOFAS Evidence-based Commissioning GuidelineGanglion Cyst: BOFAS Evidence-based Commissioning Guideline
Foot & AnkleFlat Foot: BOFAS Evidence-based Commissioning GuidelineFlat Foot: BOFAS Evidence-based Commissioning Guideline
ShoulderSubacromial Shoulder PainSubacromial Shoulder Pain Guide
ShoulderTraumatic Anterior Instability: BESS/BOA Patient PathwayTraumatic Anterior Instability: BESS/BOA Patient Pathway
ShoulderFrozen Shoulder: BESS/BOA Patient PathwayFrozen Shoulder: BESS/BOA Patient Pathway
ShoulderGlenohumeral Osteoarthritis: BESS/BOA Patient PathwayGlenohumeral Osteoarthritis: BESS/BOA Patient Pathway
SpinesSpinal Pathfinder: National Pathway of Care for Low Back and Radicular PainSpinal Pathfinder: National Pathway of Care for Low Back and Radicular Pain