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These are our most widely-circulated publications, but many NSD documents are freely available on request. You may want to read our Freedom of Information statement for more information. Many pages for individual services contain additional publications that you may find useful.

Annual Reports

Our Annual Report is also available for download in the NSD Annual Reports section. We also have copies of previous years' reports for download.

Forward Plans

Each year NSD sets out its plans by providing a broad overview of the expected changes and developments in national specialist services and screening programmes. The plan also includes detailed service-by-service information for the forthcoming year. You can also download previous years' plans. These can be accessed in the Forward Plans section.

Service and NMCN Reviews

National Services Division is committed to reviewing all national services on a rolling programme and producing reports to the National Specialist Services Committee (NSSC) to allow them to review the continuing requirement for national funding in each service area. More information and examples of service and MCN reviews undertaken by NSD can be accessed in the Service and MCN reviews section.

Guidelines and Other Reports

All guidelines and reports published by National Services Division not included in the above sections, are available in the Guidelines and Other Reports section.