First bladder cancer guideline to reduce variations in care

First bladder cancer guideline to reduce variations in care

NICE’s first guideline on bladder cancer aims to improve the diagnosis and management of the seventh most common cancer in the UK.

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New quality standard on psychosis and schizophrenia

New quality standard on psychosis and schizophrenia

NICE’s new quality standard on psychosis and schizophrenia sets out eight quality statements designed to improve the care of adults living with the disorders.

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New thresholds for diagnosis of diabetes in pregnancy

New thresholds for diagnosis of diabetes in pregnancy

GPs should diagnose women with gestational diabetes if they either have a fasting plasma glucose level of 5.6 mmol/litre or above, or a 2-hour plasma glucose level of 7.8 mmol/litre or above, according to NICE.

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Use NICE quality standards to guide good quality social care, says CQC

Use NICE quality standards to guide good quality social care, says CQC

Social care services should use NICE guidance and quality standards to help identify and define good quality care, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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