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Our features take an in-depth look at the work that NICE does and how our guidance can improve care for patients and empower health professionals to deliver the most clinically- and cost-effective care.

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Should incentives be used to encourage healthy living?
Last week, NICE's Citizens Council - a group which brings the views of the public to NICE's decision-making - spent two days debating the ins and outs of using incentives as an effective way of encouraging people to make positive lifestyle changes, such as giving up smoking or losing weight.
May 26, 2010

How NICE could save the NHS millions
The NHS could save the NHS millions - at a time when healthcare budgets are being squeezed - by following NICE guidance, according to a review by the Institute.
April 27, 2010

NICE to produce guidance to tackle smoking
NICE is to produce a range of public health guidance to encourage people to give up smoking, after the Department of Health announced the latest topics to be referred to our work programme.
March 16, 2010

NICE issues guidance to promote safety standards for donor breast milk
The NICE guideline on donor breast milk could play a major role in helping to raise awareness of donor milk and the opportunities to become a breast milk donor.
February 24, 2010

Looked-after guidance to improve quality of life for children and young people
NICE and the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have issued joint draft guidance on improving the quality of life for looked-after children and young people.
February 15, 2010

Patients, the public and priorities in healthcare
A new book explores how patients and the public interact with NICE
December 10, 2009

NICE consults on prevention of unintentional injuries in the home
NICE is developing public health guidance on the prevention of unintentional injuries in the home amongst under 15s, that will focus on the supply and installation of home safety equipment and home-risk assessments.
November 11, 2009

NICE 2008/09 annual report
The publication of the NICE 2008/09 Annual Report marks the Institute's 10th anniversary year.
July 13, 2009

NICE to provide more advice on effective new devices and diagnostics
NICE has been asked by the Department of Health to coordinate the evaluation of innovative medical devices and diagnostics in the NHS, in recognition of the need to improve the process of identifying, evaluating and adopting effective new medical devices and diagnostics.
July 1, 2009

Acutely ill people in hospital
A new report produced by the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) has recognised the importance to patients of NICE guidance in the care of acutely ill people in hospital.
July 1, 2009

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