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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all published Clinical Guidelines, Technology Appraisals, and Public Health guidance, as well as for consultations on draft guidance and other news from NICE.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 opens consultation on a new device for managing acute or chronic wounds
NICE starts consulting on its draft medical technology guidance on the Debrisoft monofilament debridement pad  - a device that aims to help improve the treatment of wounds.
November 14, 2013

NICE consults on a device that aims to reduce the risk of blood clots in leg veins
NICE opens a consultation on its draft medical technology guidance on a device which aims to reduce the risk of a blood clot forming in a deep vein of the legs.
November 13, 2013

NICE says more heart attack survivors' lives could be saved through better access to cardiac rehabilitation programmes
NICE says more heart attack survivors' lives could be saved through better access to cardiac rehabilitation programmes
November 13, 2013

NICE requests more data on bortezomib for multiple myeloma
In draft guidance, published today (8 November), NICE has asked Janssen to provide more data on the effectiveness of their product, bortezomib (Velcade) as a treatment for some patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.
November 12, 2013

NICE on the hunt for entries for its 2014 Shared Learning Awards
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is calling on NHS trusts, local authorities, care homes, charities, and even corporate HR departments and small businesses to shout about how they use NICE guidance or quality standards to provide the best care and support for patients, service users and their families, employees, or the public. The best examples will be shortlisted for a prestigious NICE Shared Learning Award, and the winner chosen by the audience at the 2014 NICE Annual Conference.
November 7, 2013

NICE consults on draft guidance recommending tests to help diagnose and treat asthma
NICE has published draft diagnostics guidance for public consultation which recommends 3 non-invasive tests for measuring the concentration of nitric oxide in a person's breath. Levels of this gas are higher in people with asthma than other people.
November 7, 2013

Following simple steps can help reduce surgical-site infections, saving lives and money, says NICE in new standards
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued standards to help prevent and treat surgical site infection in adults, children and young people undergoing surgical incisions through the skin.
October 31, 2013

NICE gives green light to ranibizumab for eye condition in final draft guidance
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued final draft guidance recommending ranibizumab (Lucentis, Novartis) as a treatment option for sight problems caused by new blood vessels growing at the back of the eye in people with a rare form of short-sightedness known as pathological myopia
October 25, 2013

Families need more help to tackle obesity in youngsters
The organisation that sets standards of excellence in health and social care, NICE, has called on local authorities and health professionals to do more to help families address the obesity time-bomb in children and young people.
October 23, 2013

NICE says yes to eye condition treatment in final guidance
NICE has published final guidance recommending ocriplasmin (Jetrea, ThromboGenics) as an option for treating some people with the rare eye condition, vitreomacular traction.
October 23, 2013

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