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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all published Clinical Guidelines, Technology Appraisals, and Public Health guidance, as well as for consultations on draft guidance and other news from NICE.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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Views sought on draft NICE guidance that says breast cancer drug is not value for money
The NHS is to be advised that it shouldn't routinely provide the drug pertuzumab as a treatment for a type of advanced breast cancer, according to draft guidance from NICE
August 6, 2013

NICE advises that providing medicines without a prescription should only happen when there are clear benefits for patients
NICE's latest good practice guidance for those involved in providing medicines to patients without a prescription under a Patient Group Direction (PGD) must clearly benefit the patient, not compromise safety and only happen when clear processes and lines of accountability are in place.
August 2, 2013

Health and social care staff must look out for signs of domestic violence says NICE in new draft guidance
NICE has today (2 August) published new draft guidance on identifying and preventing domestic violence and abuse between family members or between people who are (or who have been) intimate partners. It covers adults and young people who are experiencing (or have experienced) domestic violence, and children who are exposed to domestic violence.
August 2, 2013

NICE announces new QOF benchmarks for improving care in general practice
NICE, the health and social care guidance body, has today (Thursday 1 August) published a set of proposed new indicators to improve the quality of care provided by family doctors.
August 1, 2013

NICE publishes new measures to review the benefits to patients from services commissioned by Clinical Commissioning Groups
NICE, the health and social care guidance body, has today (Thursday 1 August) published 15  proposed new indicators to support better quality healthcare being commissioned by Clinical Commissioning Groups.
August 1, 2013

Care and support for people with ADHD must be improved, says NICE
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued standards to improve the quality of care and support for children, young people and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
July 30, 2013

NICE says yes to blood disorder treatment in final guidance
NICE has recommended eltrombopag (Revolade, GlaxoSmithKline) as an option for treating some adults with the bleeding disorder chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpurai in final guidance.
July 24, 2013

NICE gives green light to treatment for wet AMD in final guidance
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published final guidance recommending aflibercept solution for injection as an option for treating wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
July 24, 2013

NICE consults on belimumab for systemic lupus erythematosus
NICE, the health and social care guidance body, has today (24 July) opened a second public consultation on the use of belimumab (Benlysta) for treating systemic lupus erythematosus.
July 24, 2013

NICE says people with severe varicose veins should be offered heat energy and laser treatment as an alternative to surgery, saving time and money for the NHS
NICE has recommended that some people with varicose veins, such as those causing pain and ulcers, should be offered alternatives to surgery, known as endothermal ablation, heat energy treatment of the wall of the vein (radiofrequency or laser treatment), which are less invasive than surgery with a much speedier recovery time.
July 24, 2013

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