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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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End of life medicines: consultation
NICE has issued new advice for the Appraisal Committees when they are asked to look at the use of life-extending medicines licensed for small populations with terminal illnesses.
November 4, 2008

NICE to host Evidence Search
NICE will manage the synthesis and spread of knowledge on good clinical and non-clinical practice through NHS Evidence, a new service for ensuring health service staff have access to quality assured information.
September 15, 2008

NICE 2007/08 annual report
How NICE is making more guidance available more quickly.
September 1, 2008

Measuring effectiveness and cost effectiveness: the QALY
To ensure our judgements are fair, we use a standard and internationally recognised method to compare different drugs and measure their clinical effectiveness: the quality-adjusted life years measurement (the 'QALY').
August 18, 2008

NICE welcomes 'NHS next stage review final report'
As the NHS celebrates its 60th birthday, NICE has been given a central role in ensuring that  the NHS is truly evidence-based and quality driven.
July 14, 2008

NICE opens up its committee meetings to the public
From June 2008, NICE is opening its standing committee meetings to public observers as part of its commitment to openness and transparency.
June 2, 2008

NICE 2008: highlights, including the Shared Learning Awards
The event will feature a range of 'real life' case studies during a mix of plenary and mini-plenary sessions, master classes and workshops. ews and views on the design, delivery and audit of NICE guidance. One of the highlights of the event will be the presentation of the Shared Learning Awards for those who have shared their experiences of implementing NICE guidance (including what did and didn?t work) with us.
May 6, 2008

NICE Equality Scheme: workshops for people with disabilities
More than 20 people attended two NICE workshops on involving people with disabilities in our work in a more structured, systematic and significant way. They included individuals with disabilities and representatives of disability interest groups.
April 21, 2008

NICE responds to Health Select Committee report
NICE has a vital role to play in prioritising the use of scarce resources within the NHS, according to the Health Select Committee's second report into our work.
March 31, 2008

Into practice
'Into practice', an electronic bulletin specifically designed for those who use NICE guidance, was launched in March 2007. Published on the second Wednesday of each month, it contains direct links to our latest implementation tools.
February 11, 2008

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