Summary of the steps for the development of this position statement is provided below.  This follows the agreed process to develop and release position statements

Step 1 and 2. Topic proposal and selection

Step 3. Appointment of task group to draft statement
INAHTA Patient Engagement Position Statement Task Group Terms of Reference

Step 4. Board review
In Board reviewed the draft statement in November 2020 and provided their agreement for it to proceed to the next step.

Step 5a. Member consultation
The preliminary draft statement was sent to members in December 2020 for comment by 15 January, 2021.

Step 5b. Task group review of member feedback, revision of statement
The task group will review member feedback and revise the position statement if appropriate.

Step 5c. Member agreement

Step 6. Release
(Pending the results of member agreement in step 5c)