Offer weight loss surgery to obese diabetics

Offer weight loss surgery to obese diabetics

The NHS should offer weight loss surgery to thousands more people in order to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes, says NICE.

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Improve access to supplements to help prevent vitamin D deficiency

Improve access to supplements to help prevent vitamin D deficiency

Wider availability of low-cost supplements could help prevent health problems in millions of people at risk of vitamin D deficiency, NICE says.

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Drug recommended to help cut drink dependence

Drug recommended to help cut drink dependence

NICE has approved the use of nalmefene to help people who are dependent on alcohol to cut down on the amount they drink.

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Using NICE’s approach to base policy decisions on evidence could help save billions

Using NICE’s approach to base policy decisions on evidence could help save billions

Applying NICE’s evidence-based model to public policymaking could help to save billions of pounds of taxpayers’ money by helping doctors, head teachers, police chiefs and many others make smarter decisions based on what works and what doesn’t.

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