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Nicotine products can help people to cut down before quitting smoking
Licensed nicotine products, such as patches and gum, should be offered to people who smoke and are struggling to quit to help them cut down on cigarettes, NICE says.
June 5, 2013

Updated guidance to help assess children with fever
NICE has updated the traffic light system for predicting the risk of serious illness from fever in children under 5, and issued new advice on the use of paracetamol and ibuprofen.
May 22, 2013

Prompt diagnosis of social anxiety disorder leads to effective treatment
A prompt diagnosis of social anxiety disorder is crucial in ensuring people access the most clinical and cost effective treatment, according to NICE.
May 21, 2013

Poor drip care putting patients' lives at risk
Hospitals should provide better training to staff in how to use IV drips to avoid putting patient safety at risk, according to draft guidelines from NICE.
May 21, 2013

Ambulance Service wins 2013 Shared Learning Award
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has won this year?s Shared Learning Award for its work in improving clinical practice across the South West.
May 16, 2013

NICE to produce new Medtech Innovation Briefings
NICE is developing a new set of briefings to help boost the uptake of innovative devices and technologies within the NHS.
May 15, 2013

Calls to expand range of NICE local government briefings
NICE should expand its programme of local government briefings to cover a wide range of new topics such as poverty, workplace wellbeing, malnutrition and sexual health, say experts.
May 14, 2013

First set of NICE public health quality standards revealed
NICE?s quality standards programme will be substantially broadened to cover topics affecting public health, it was announced today.
May 14, 2013

NICE a proven success story
NICE is one of the success stories of the health and social care world, and a beacon of stability in a time of dramatic change, the new Chair of NICE has said.
May 14, 2013

Health and social care fully joined-up by 2018
The government has pledged an end to people being passed around the health and social care system thanks to uncoordinated services, under plans unveiled by Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb.
May 14, 2013

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