Q. How do I reference official documentation, reports, trust guidelines or systematic reviews



Name of organisation or institution (Year of publication) Title. Available at: URL (Accessed: date).

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (2010) 

Pregnancy and complex social factors: a model for service provision for pregnant women with complex social factors (Clinical Guideline CG110). Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg110/chapter/Appendix-A-The-Guideline-Development-Group-and-NICE-project-team (Accessed: 2 April 2016)



Name of organisation or institution (Year of publication) Title. Place of publication: publisher 

European Commission (2004) First report on the implementation of the internal marketing strategy 2003-2006. Luxembourg: Office for Publications of the European Communities.


Add the type of document in square brackets after the title if it’s not clear e.g. [Systematic Review]  [Serious Incident Report].


NHS Trust Guidelines (these will need a certain degree of anonymity)

Local NHS Trust (2014) Care of women in active labour (GL944) [Internal Publication].



  • Last Updated Oct 04, 2016
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