The NICE guidelines CG53 published in 2007 nice.org.uk/guidance/cg53 imediately met with resistance from the patient community and their advocates investinme.org/documents/PD... with an ongoing batle fought out over the ensuing years.
As the 2011 review date for CG53 approached NICE required positive results from the PACE trial after the spectacular failure of FINE was insufficient evidence for continuing treatments recommended in NICE guideline CG53.
Accepting without question PACE 2011 outcomes the next review was set for 2014 when NICE decided that placing guideline CG53 on the "static list" nice.org.uk/guidance/cg53/e... no automatic review for five years.
A childish response at having the guidelines challenged plosone.org/article/comment... I must let you make your own judgement on that.
If the PACE trial were retracted then the NICE guideline CG53 has no clothes leaving more than reputations of psychiatrists at risk of loosing supporting evidence.
Continuing the struggle against the NICE guideline CG53 forward-me.org.uk/15th%20Ju... it would appear responsibility for something kicked out into the long grass, now lays with Public Health England who will be busy elsewhere.