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NICE Pathways: mapping our guidance
More than 90 per cent of NICE guidance can now be viewed through NICE Pathways ? the fastest and easiest way of accessing NICE guidance and resources.
April 16, 2014

Limit spread of blood-borne viruses among steroid users
Needle and syringe programmes should support the growing number of image and performance enhancing drug users so they can be offered sterile equipment to reduce the spread of blood-borne viruses and infections from contaminated needles, says NICE.
April 9, 2014

Simple test to help diagnose and manage asthma
A simple test that measures the levels of nitric oxide a person is breathing out to help with the diagnosis and management of asthma has been given the green light by NICE.
April 2, 2014

Audit reveals variation in use of pain relief for hip fracture
Almost half of all hip fracture patients in England are being denied NICE-recommended pain relief as part of their care, audit results reveal.
March 31, 2014

NICE to seek views on how it assesses drugs and other technologies for the NHS
NICE to seek views on how it assesses drugs and other technologies for the NHS.
March 27, 2014

Better access to contraceptive services will reduce unwanted pregnancies
All young people in England should be given access to contraception and advice at convenient locations so no-one is denied services because of where they live, says NICE.
March 25, 2014

South Tyneside wins first NICE Local Government Chronicle Public Health Award
South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC) has been named the winner of the first Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Public Health Award sponsored by NICE.
March 14, 2014

Give care home residents a greater say in decisions about their treatment
NICE has called for care home residents to be given the same involvement in decisions about their care and support as those who do not live in care homes.
March 14, 2014

NICE guidance can help ease the pain of quitting smoking
Making the decision to stop smoking may not be easy, but doing so with the help of NICE can increase life expectancy and prevent ill health.
March 11, 2014

2014 Shared Learning Awards shortlist announced
Cutting down on inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in primary care, preventing surgical site infections across hospitals, and improving care for patients with depression and bipolar disorder are the projects in the running to win this year's NICE Shared Learning Award.
March 10, 2014

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