New public health quality standards announced
NICE is to develop over 70 new public health quality standards on topics ranging from antibiotic prescribing to domestic violence, following the latest topic referral from the Department of Health.
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Applications are now open for the prestigious NICE Fellows and Scholars programme, as it enters its sixth year.
08 September 2014
Redesigning prescriptions to include information on drugs or drug classes that patients with known drug allergy should avoid, can reduce the risk of allergic reactions says NICE.
03 September 2014
NICE has recommended the use of jaw replacement surgery for people who have pain and difficulty opening their mouth and are unable to eat a normal diet.
27 August 2014
Updated guidance from NICE on dyspepsia includes new advice on proton pump inhibitor therapy and the referral criteria for specialist services.
Every hospital should appoint an intravenous (IV) fluids lead to help ensure that patients receive the correct dosage and type of fluid, says NICE.
14 August 2014
Leading cancer charities have joined NICE in calling on Roche to lower the price for its advanced breast cancer drug Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine).
08 August 2014