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The NICE press team issues press releases on all published Clinical Guidelines, Technology Appraisals, and Public Health guidance, as well as for consultations on draft guidance and other news from NICE. Press releases are usually issued under embargo on the day before they are published on the website. If you are a journalist and would like to be added to our mailing list, please send an email to pressoffice@nice.org.uk or call the press team on 0845 003 7782.

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NICE seeks views to inform BNF accreditation decision
NICE has opened a consultation on its draft decision not to give NICE accreditation to the processes to produce the British National Formulary publications following a review by an independent advisory committee.
September 6, 2013

NICE gives green light to eye condition treatment in final draft guidance
NICE has published final draft guidance recommending ocriplasmin (Jetrea, ThromboGenics) as an option for treating some adults with the rare eye condition, vitreomacular traction.
August 30, 2013

'Breast cancer drug not cost-effective', says NICE
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has found that everolimus, a breast cancer treatment, should not be recommended for use by the NHS because it is not a good use of limited NHS money.
August 28, 2013

New NICE kidney guideline to save thousands of lives
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new guideline which promises to save thousands of lives and hundreds of millions of pounds each year. The new guideline will help prevent, detect and treat acute kidney injury (AKI), a condition that affects one in six people who are admitted to hospital and although it is completely preventable, can lead to death in one in four of those.
August 28, 2013

Good communication is essential for children with autism and their families, says NICE
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends that health and social care workers are trained to meet the individual needs of children and young people with autism. The recommendation is part of a new clinical guideline on the management and support of the condition in children and young people.
August 28, 2013

New standard from NICE aims to raise the bar in the care and support of people with headache
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued standards to improve the care and support for young people and adults who suffer headache, including migraine.
August 28, 2013

NICE issues draft recommendations for lung cancer drug
NICE, the healthcare guidance body, has issued final draft guidance on crizotinib (Xalkori, Pfizer) for previously treated anaplastic-lymphoma-kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. The draft guidance does not recommend crizotinib.
August 16, 2013

Early diagnosis and treatment for head injuries is key to saving lives says draft NICE guidance
Children and adults who suffer any trauma to the head should be seen by doctors and treated quickly to avoid potentially serious complications, including disability or death. The advice is part of updated guidelines being developed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
August 16, 2013

NICE opens consultation on osteoarthritis guideline update
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today (Thursday 15 August) opened a public consultation on the update of its clinical guideline on the care and management of osteoarthritis in adults.  
August 15, 2013

NICE consults on new device used in treating complex disease of the heart artery
NICE has opened a consultation on its draft medical technology guidance on the E vita open plus device for treating bulging blood vessels and tears in the wall of the main artery carrying blood from the heart to the body.
August 14, 2013

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