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NICE welcomes announcement of Professor David Haslam as preferred candidate for NICE Chair
Professor David Haslam has been named as the Government?s preferred candidate for the post of Chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
December 10, 2012

NICE 'will ensure consistent care in commissioning landscape'
NICE guidance and quality standards will help provide consistent care for patients within the new NHS commissioning landscape, say experts.
November 29, 2012

NICE consults on drug for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Today (Thursday 29 November), NICE opens a public consultation on its preliminary recommendations on the NHS use of the drug, pirfenidone (known commercially as Esbriet). The draft guidance assesses whether it should be recommended for use in people who have the lung condition, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
November 29, 2012

Commissioning services for people with hip fracture
NICE has produced a guide for commissioners on hip fracture services, which provides advice on commissioning services for people with fragility fracture of the hip or fracture of the hip due to osteoporosis or osteopenia.
November 28, 2012

NICE approves drug for treatment of chronic heart failure
GPs with a specialist interest in heart failure and other healthcare professionals can now use ivabradine (Procoralan) as an option for the treatment of people with chronic heart failure, following latest guidance from NICE.
November 28, 2012

Tackle obesity through a 'community-wide' approach
Obesity should be tackled by encouraging different organisations to work together through a 'community-wide' approach, according to latest guidance from NICE.
November 28, 2012

Walking and cycling should become the norm for short journeys
More people should be encouraged to keep fit by incorporating walking and cycling into their everyday lives, in an attempt to tackle declining rates of physical activity in England, NICE says.
November 28, 2012

Minimum pricing for alcohol 'will protect young people'
Setting a minimum price per unit of alcohol, as recommended by NICE, will protect young people from the dangers of excessive drinking, according to a new report.
November 21, 2012

Patients with psychosis should be offered therapy
Clinical Commissioning Groups should commission services for people with schizophrenia and psychosis in line with NICE guidelines, including the use of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for psychosis, say experts.
November 16, 2012

Deadline fast approaching for NICE's Fellows and Scholars programme
Would you like to get more involved with the inner workings of NICE and help shape our guidance?
November 2, 2012

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