Press releases for last 7 days

  • NICE welcomes Government’s innovation review

    The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has welcomed the announcement of a review to consider patient access to new medicines and other technologies. The Innovative Medicines and MedTech Review will consider how to speed up patient access to cost-effective and innovative medicines, devices and diagnositcs.

    20 November 2014

  • NICE to review its guidance on the use of antibiotics to prevent infective endocarditis

    NICE has announced it is to review immediately its 2008 guideline which recommended that antibiotics should not be prescribed to prevent infective endocarditis. The review will focus on new research published today at a meeting of the American Heart Association in Chicago. It suggests the number of people developing the potentially fatal condition has increased following publication of NICE’s guidance.

    18 November 2014

  • NICE consults on advice on caring for children with common breathing disorder

    NICE has issued draft recommendations to provide best practice advice on the care of babies and young children with the lung infection – bronchiolitis.

    17 November 2014

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