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New protocol for active surveillance of men with early prostate cancer
Men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer, which can avoid or delay unnecessary treatment, should have their prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels measured every 3-4 months initially, according to updated guidelines from NICE.
January 8, 2014

NICE Pathway on common mental health disorders a 'one stop shop' for advice
GPs now have quick and easy access to everything NICE has to say on common mental health disorders following the publication of a new NICE Pathway on the topic.
December 18, 2013

Green light for new device to treat complex disease of the main heart artery
NICE has recommended the use of the E-vita open plus stentgraft system fortreating complex aneurysms and dissections of the thoracic aorta.
December 18, 2013

New advice on mental wellbeing of older people in care homes marks
NICE?s new quality standard on the mental wellbeing of older people in care homes marks a "bold step forward" in terms of improving care, according to experts.
December 12, 2013

NHS patients on drips at risk of serious errors  
Patients' lives are being put at risk because of errors in intravenous (IV) fluid care, warns NICE.
December 10, 2013

NICE's 300th technology appraisal approves treatment for hep C
NICE has recommended the use of peginterferon alfa in combination with ribavirin to treat chronic hepatitis C in children and young people, in its 300th piece of technology appraisal guidance.
November 27, 2013

NHS urged to become smoke-free
NHS hospitals and clinics should become completely smoke-free to create a culture where smoking is no longer considered the norm, says NICE.
November 27, 2013

NICE to produce guidance on safe NHS staffing levels
NICE has announced that it is producing guidance to help ensure NHS services have safe and efficient staffing levels.
November 19, 2013

NHS urged to tackle antibiotics resistance
The NHS is being urged to tackle the rise in antibiotic resistance by cutting back on unnecessary use of the drugs.
November 18, 2013

Offer cardiac rehabilitation as soon as possible to heart attack patients
Cardiac rehabilitation should be offered as soon as possible to people who have had an myocardial infarction (MI) to help them get back to everyday life as quickly as possible, says NICE.
November 13, 2013

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