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NICE seeks entries for 2014 Shared Learning Awards
NICE is calling on organisations that have used its guidance or quality standards to enter the 2014 NICE Shared Learning Awards.
November 12, 2013

Last call for applicants for NICE Fellowship programme
Senior health and social care leaders interested in becoming a NICE Fellow have just one week left to apply.
November 8, 2013

Call to use screening tests for alcohol disorders
Using NICE-recommended screening tests in primary care can help ensure people with alcohol-use disorders are identified and offered appropriate treatment, according to latest research.
November 1, 2013

NICE guidance to cover cost-effectiveness of 'free vitamins for all children'
Forthcoming NICE guidance will cover whether it is cost-effective to provide vitamin D supplements to all children under-five.
October 25, 2013

Families need support to help tackle child obesity time-bomb
Local authorities and the NHS should do more to support families to help them tackle the time-bomb of obesity in children and young people, says NICE.
October 23, 2013

Psychosocial assessments can help tackle hidden problem of self-harm
Experts have called on all children and young people who self-harm to be given a full psychosocial assessment to help address the ?hidden problem? among mental health and behavioural conditions.
October 10, 2013

New quality standards for public health
NICE is to develop a library of public health quality standards, in areas ranging from heatwave planning to sexual health, and is inviting stakeholders to comment on exactly which topics should be referred to NICE to develop.
October 4, 2013

Simple tests could help diagnose serious bowel conditions
A simple stool test could help GPs decide whether patients have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or other more serious bowel conditions.
October 2, 2013

Government to extend Cancer Drugs Fund until 2016
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced an extension to the Cancer Drugs Fund for two years. Since 2011, the fund has ring-fenced £200 million a year of the NHS budget for cancer treatments which may not yet have been assessed by NICE or which have been found not to be cost or clinically effective enough for wider use on the NHS. The Government?s extension will make the fund available until 2016.
September 28, 2013

Quality standard highlights need for greater awareness of men presenting with LUTS
NICE?s quality standard lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) highlights the need for greater awareness of the initial assessment and management of the condition.
September 25, 2013

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