Disclaimer These resources are implementation tools and should be used alongside the published guidance. The information does not supersede or replace the guidance itself.

NICE has developed learning materials and resources to help improve and assess users' knowledge of a specific piece of NICE guidance and its application in practice.

Support for the implementation of NICE guidance

These ADAs aim to support discussions with prescribers on one or more of the key priorities for implementation from a NICE guideline. Before using any ADA developed to support the implementation of NICE guidance, prescribers and medicines managers must familiarise themselves with the content of the guideline.

Headaches: Diagnosis and management of headaches in young people and adults CG150 September 2012 PDF 307 KB
Urinary Incontinence in women: academic detailing aid CG171 September 2013 PDF 191 KB

Support for the QIPP medicines use and procurement workstream

These ADAs aim to support discussions with prescribers on the key prescribing and medicines optimisation messages from Key Therapeutic Topics - medicines management options for local implementation.

Key therapeutic topics

Before using one of these ADAs, users must familiarise themselves with the content of the relevant qipp key slides and accompanying notes. Users are also advised to access the qipp comparator data on this topic and familiarise themselves with local and national prescribing variations.

High dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in asthma July 2012 PDF 169 KB
Long-acting insulin analogues in type 2 diabetes mellitus September 2012 PDF 163 KB
Low dose antipsychotics in people with dementia May 2012 PDF 141 KB
Minocycline use in acne May 2012 PDF 135 KB
NSAIDs May 2012 PDF 144 KB
Three-day courses of trimethoprim for uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) May 2012 PDF 137 KB