Literature reviews were undertaken on the current scientific literature available. Details on the research methods and terms used can be found in the Development Process/Methodology document.
- Development process and methodology (Version 4.0, November 2022)
Please note that changes to the methodology are currently being piloted with the IPC Working Groups to increase transparency and improve rigour of development of the NIPCM. Following approval by the ARHAI Scotland IPC Oversight and Advisory Group, the development process will be updated. It is anticipated that this process will be complete by March 2024.