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Endorsed resources

The table below lists resources we have endorsed.

Resource name
Resource producer
Endorsement statement
Endorsement date
Related guidance or quality
Brain Tumour Early Diagnosis Course The resource is part of a series of online learning resources, for primary care healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. GatewayC (owned by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust) View Statement April 2020


Lipid management national treatment algorithm and pathway A 2-page algorithm and pathway to provide a consistent approach to lipid management and modification across NHS organisations in England. It covers primary and secondary prevention, diagnosis, risk assessment, prescribing and monitoring. NHS England View Statement April 2020








GatewayC Lung Cancer – Early Diagnosis course The resource is part of a series of online learning resources, for primary care healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. GatewayC (owned by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust) View Statement April 2020 NG12
PrescQIPP Hot Topics: Hydrogen peroxide 1% cream for impetigo The resource provides information on hydrogen peroxide 1% cream and its use in impetigo to support implementation of NG153. It consists of a briefing, patient leaflet and a template medicine formulary information document. It is aimed at primary healthcare professionals involved in prescribing. Additionally, there is an information leaflet aimed at patients. PrescQIPP Community Interest Company View statement May 2020 NG153
Lung cancer and mesothelioma service guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic Service guidance for lung cancer teams during the pandemic. It covers diagnostics and staging, treatment (including curative, systemic and palliative), mesothelioma, providing information for patients, and the role of lung cancer nurse specialists. British Thoracic Society View statement June 2020 NG161
Safe prescribing and monitoring protocol for systemic immunomodulatory therapies for immune-mediated inflammatory skin disease in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19) The resource is a protocol, intended for use by healthcare professionals involved in prescribing and monitoring of systemic immunomodulatory therapies for immune-mediated inflammatory skin disease, during the COVID-19 outbreak. Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTFT) View statement May 2020 NG169
Breathlessness clinical decision support tool

An algorithm and supporting document to help healthcare professionals remotely triage patients with breathlessness and suspected COVID-19, who have already undergone basic telephone triage to exclude immediate threats to life. The tool assists triage into three groups – immediate hospital assessment, primary care follow-up, and self-care. It considers red flag symptoms, high-risk and vulnerable groups and other possible causes of breathlessness. It also provides safety netting advice and aids discussion with patients on the advantages and disadvantages of hospital admittance.

NHS Digital View statement 11 May 2020 (Review 11 August 2020)


PET-CT Reporting Training Programme (Lymphoma, Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oesophageal Cancer modules)

The Christie PET-CT Academy provides e-learning for consultant radiologists and radiology fellows trained in cross sectional computed tomographic (CT) imaging to read, interpret, report and review PET-CT oncology scans. Modules are provided for different body areas and are supported by teaching cases and questions covering the key learning points.

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust View statement February 2020


Bradford Medication Support Guidance

The booklet is aimed at home support (domiciliary) providers who offer medication support to people receiving care in the community. It is intended to be used by social care providers under contractual arrangements with the council. Other non-contractual providers are welcome to access the policy.

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council: Department of Health and Wellbeing View statement January 2020


'Low mood: Help or support in the NHS i-THRIVE Grid’ and ‘Low mood: Support outside the NHS i-THRIVE Grid'

The resource comprises 2 patient decision aids for use in consultations with people who have low mood and their parents or carers (if applicable). It provides information on the different kinds of support available in the NHS and outside the NHS, along with the potential benefits and risks of those options.

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust View statement Renewed January 2020


Quality improvement – urinary tract infection (QI-UTI)

A series of short audits aimed at primary care, to improve compliance with NICE guidance on the diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections. Each audit item contains a measure, an excerpt of the relevant NICE advice, a method for conducting the audit, and supporting clinical or prescribing information where relevant.

Dr Tessa Lewis, GP (resource hosted by Public Health Wales) View statement January 2020


Managing Malnutrition in COPD

The aim of the guide is to assist healthcare professionals in identifying patients with COPD who are at high, medium or low risk of malnutrition and assist them in providing appropriate nutrition support dependent on risk category.

The Malnutrition Pathway View statement Renewed December 2019


S.M.A.R.T. - Skin Moisture Alert Reporting Tool

A leaflet for healthcare professionals as well as carers looking after people with Moisture Associated Skin Damage (MASD). It provides a quick reference guide for the categorisation of MASD and generic treatment protocols.

Medicareplus International Ltd View statement December 2019


Surgical Site Infection Prevention Video Series

Three short videos advising patients on reducing the risk of wound infection, what causes wound infection, and how to care for their wound.

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust View statement Renewed December 2019


Falls Management Exercise (FaME) programme implementation toolkit

An implementation toolkit including practical advice and resources to help set up and run a falls management strength and balance programme. The toolkit is aimed at commissioners in CCGs, local authorities, social care and the third sector, with further advice for those running the programmes. It covers building the business case, planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation.

University of Nottingham

View statement

October 2019


Heartflow Data Protection Impact Assessment Guidance

The resource is intended to be used by Information Governance teams within acute hospitals implementing Heartflow. Heartflow currently requires some data processing in the USA and this resource aims to ensure that appropriate Information Governance procedures are followed when it takes place.

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN)

View statement

October 2019


Guiding Principles for Medicines Support in the Domiciliary Care Sector - Welsh version

Guiding Principles for Medicines Support in the Domiciliary Care Sector - English version

A booklet offering a set of guiding principles, developed by a multi-sector working group, to provide a template for development of medication policies. It is directed at Welsh Health boards and Social Care leads. It aims to ensure that medication support delivery is consistent across Wales.

NHS Wales and All Wales Heads of Adults Services (AWASH) group

View statement

October 2019


Midwifery Unit Standards

The standards are a high-level framework to help establish midwifery led units to care for healthy women with straightforward pregnancies (as per CG190). They cover 10 themes including the model of care, skills and training, facilities and governance.

Midwifery Unit Network

View statement

October 2019


High blood pressure in pregnancy decision aid and graphic

This resource is designed to help people decide what treatment, if any, to have for high blood pressure whilst pregnant. It comprises a decision aid in a booklet format and a shorter version in a 2-page infographic, covering the options, possible outcomes with and without treatment, and the possible side effects of treatments. Both parts may be used in a consultation or by a woman at home after a consultation.

King’s College London (KCL), National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Action on Pre-eclampsia (APEC)

View statement

October 2019


Core skills in musculoskeletal care

The eLearning module focuses on the assessment of patients with osteoarthritis, inflammatory arthritis, back and neck pain in primary care. It covers diagnosis, investigations, conveying information and treatment.

Royal College of General Practitioners and Arthritis Research UK

View statement

March 2016, updated September 2019


Multiple Antenatal Care Pathway

A proforma to be used by healthcare professionals when caring for women with multiple pregnancies. It is a Word document that can be included in patient files and is downloadable from the producer’s website. The care pathway also covers a general risk assessment on Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) and pre-eclampsia, as well as a prompt to share multiple specific parent information with the client. It has been revised to reflect updates in the NICE guideline on multiple pregnancy (CG129).

Twins Trust

View statement

May 2018, updated September 2019



Predict Prostate

A decision aid for non-metastatic prostate cancer, covering radical and conservative management. Patients can input their age, comorbidities, disease characteristics and biopsy information, which it checks against a prognostic model to predict their survival chance at 10 and 15 years. These calculations are done in the browser so no inputted data is gathered. The tool also displays information on the chance of different side effects.

The University of Cambridge Academic Urology Group

View statement

August 2019



Low back pain patient information leaflet

A patient information leaflet illustrating different patient experiences of back pain and providing advice on what causes back pain and how to manage it. It was designed with the close involvement of a patient panel.

Keele University

View statement

August 2019





TrendCare aims to provide senior nurses with the data, to enabling them to make decisions about “live” staffing levels and establishment planning. Data on ‘predicted’ versus ‘actual’ staffing requirements can be exported and viewed as a ‘live dashboard’ (hospital at a glance). This aids users in identifying opportunities to improve safety, reduce risk and potentially cost, where appropriate

Trend Care Systems UK Ltd

View statement

August 2019



About the NICE Guideline on motor neurone disease. Information for people with or affected by MND.

The resource is a downloadable, printable patient guide to the NICE guideline on motor neurone disease. It explains what NICE guidelines are, what the NICE guideline says on different topics, and how it can help those affected by MND. It also provides links to other sources of help such as care regulators and patient liaison services.

Motor Neurone Disease Association

View statement

August 2019



Diagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTIs) - Quick reference tool for primary care: For consultation and local adaptation

A reference document for the diagnosis of urinary tract infections, which can be used during patient consultations with primary care prescribers. It aims to provide a simple and effective approach to the diagnosis of urinary tract infections and minimise the emergence of antibiotic resistance in the community.

Public Health England

View statement October 2018, updated July 2019


Chronic heart failure in adults e-learning course

An online training course in several modules, designed to support staff in implementing NG106 Chronic heart failure. It covers diagnosis, team working, pharmacological interventions, specialist management for reduced ejection fraction, and lifestyle advice.

PrescQIPP Community Interest Company

View statement July 2019



Care home charter for medicines

A leaflet intended to be used by residents and care professionals in a care home setting to improve medication management practices for patients with dysphagia and elderly residents in general.

The Patients Association

View statement July 2019





‘Difficulties sitting still or concentrating: Support in the NHS i-THRIVE Grid’ and ‘Difficulties sitting still or concentrating: Support outside of the NHS (parents) i-THRIVE Grid’

Two patient decision aids for use in consultations with young people who have difficulties sitting still or concentrating (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and their parents or carers. It provides information on the different kinds of support available in the NHS and outside the NHS, along with the potential benefits and risks of those options.

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.

View statement December 2017, updated May 2019


UK Sepsis Trust: screening and action tools

A series of printable A4 2-page screening and action tools. It covers the ages 0-5, 5-11 and 12+ (including adults and during pregnancy) in primary care, community care, ambulance/pre-hospital care, acute care and telephone triage.

UK Sepsis Trust

View statement May 2019



Contraceptive choices at a glance chart

A single-page decision aid for different contraceptive methods such as implants, pills and single-use methods, aimed at young people. It provides pictures and short descriptions, as well as information on efficacy, advantages and disadvantages.

The Family Planning Association (FPA)

View statement May 2019




Brainstrust patient guide

A patient guide to the care pathway for brain tumours in adults comprising 8 short pdf documents, from diagnosis to survivorship or end-of-life care. It covers what may happen at each point, what the guidance says should be provided and questions people may wish to ask clinicians.


View statement May 2019


Quick Guide: Falls Prevention and Management in Care Homes

A guide to falls prevention, risk assessment and management in care homes. The resource is aimed at care home staff and managers and includes a mix of theory, guidance and practical tools.

NHS England North

View statement March 2019



Cough in adults fact sheet (no.7)

A patient information fact sheet about cough in adults, describing the symptoms, typical prognosis and why antibiotics are not usually needed. Self-care advice is provided along with advice on when to seek medical help.

Self Care Forum

View statement March 2019



Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: non-pharmacological management. A visual guide to NICE guideline NG100 (2018) for Allied Health professionals

A single-page infographic presenting the non-pharmacological options for management of rheumatoid arthritis. It is aimed at allied health professionals (principally but not exclusively Osteopaths) for quick reference.

The Institute of Osteopathy View statement March 2019


eDischarge Summary Standard

A discharge summary document aimed at health and care professionals involved in the discharge of patients across all health and social care settings. It is intended to be shared with GPs and the patient or carer to ensure continuity of care after discharge.

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) View statement February 2019



Benzodiazepine & Z-Drug (BZRA) Deprescribing Algorithm

An algorithm that guides a prescriber through investigating why a patient is taking a benzodiazepine or benzodiazepine receptor-agonist (‘Z-drug’) and exploring with them whether continued use or tapered deprescribing is more appropriate. It also provides advice supporting deprescribing including how to engage patients and caregivers, dose tapering and behavioural management.

Bruyère Research Institute Deprescribing Guidelines Research View statement February 2019



TARGET: Treating Your Infection – Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

An information sheet on urinary tract infections aimed at women aged 65 years and over. It is used in consultation with a GP and provides information on symptoms, how to self-care and when to seek further help. It also provides information on antibiotic resistance.

Public Health England View statement November 2017, updated February 2019





Osteoarthritis: assessment and non-pharmacological management in adults

An infographic covering the assessment and non-pharmacological options for management of osteoarthritis in adults. It is aimed at allied health professionals (principally but not exclusively Osteopaths) for quick reference.  

The Institute of Osteopathy View statement February 2019


Tackling childhood constipation and overflow soiling using a macrogol laxative

A video and hosting page providing information on the treatment of childhood constipation with a macrogol laxative. It is aimed at patients and their parents or carers, as well as professionals who need to provide information to patients.

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust View statement January 2019



Transforming MND care audit tool

The resource is a clinical audit tool in a spreadsheet format, covering the diagnosis and management of motor neurone disease and the support offered to patients throughout their care.

Motor Neurone Disease Association View statement November 2017, updated January 2019



Sinusitis (acute): update slide set

A slide set and quiz covering antimicrobial prescribing for acute sinusitis. It's aimed at prescribers and health professionals caring for people with the condition.

Common infections working group View statement December 2018


What you should expect from your care. Using the NICE guideline on Motor Neurone Disease

A guide for patients or their representatives who require information on services provided in secondary, tertiary and social care for motor neurone disease

Motor Neurone Disease Association View statement November 2018



Children and young people’s advance care planning document

A template for advance care planning, for children and young people. It covers the items required by NG61. It's a tool for discussing and communicating the wishes of a child or young person and their family, with those providing their care.

Child and Young Person’s Advance Care Plan Collaborative – a partnership of charities and NHS Trusts. View statement November 2018



Urinary tract infections (UTIs) - A leaflet for older adults and carers

A patient information sheet for urinary tract infections in people aged 65 and over, for use in primary care. It provides information on symptoms, how to self-care and when to seek further help. It also provides information on antibiotic resistance.

Public Health England View statement October 2018





Explaining the NICE guideline for diagnosing and managing pancreatic cancer

Patient information providing a lay summary and explanation of each recommendation in the NICE guideline on pancreatic cancer in adults.

Pancreatic Cancer UK View statement October 2018


Breaking Free Online

An online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Programme for people attempting to overcome difficulties with drug and alcohol usage as well as any mental health issues associated with substance misuse.  Intended to be used in conjunction with healthcare professionals in all UK healthcare settings and the third sector.

Breaking Free Group View statement August 2018



QS138 Tool 

The audit proforma and its associated guidance note helps users perform an audit of their organisation. The QS138 Tool SNAP© Survey provides a summary page of percentage compliance for each quality standard audited. Results can be used for benchmarking against other organisations.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) View statement September 2018



Being antibiotic aware - Antimicrobial stewardship competencies

A short document comprising a competency framework for antimicrobial stewardship. It is aimed at undergraduates training to be healthcare professionals and organisations providing that education.

Cardiff University View statement September 2018, updated September 2019



Shared Decision-Making Aid for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

The resource is a shared decision-making aid intended for use by healthcare professionals during consultations with patients experiencing heavy periods.

Geeta Kumar View statement September 2018, updated March 2020



Guide to Children’s Palliative Care

A booklet, freely available from the Together for Short Lives website or as a hard copy. It is aimed at professionals in all health and social care settings providing palliative care to children.

Together for Short Lives View statement August 2018


Antibiotic Prophylaxis against Infective Endocarditis: Implementation Advice 

A short document aimed at dentists, providing implementation advice for the NICE guidance on antimicrobial prophylaxis for endocarditis. 

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme View statement August 2018


NICE guidelines infographic summary - osteoporosis

A single page infographic intended to be used by healthcare professionals when assessing risk factors for osteoporosis. It is a pictorial representation of the CG146 guideline, presented as a quick reference guide.

Institute of Osteopathy View statement July 2018


Making a Difference: Building positive relationships between care staff and residents 

Two booklets (1 for care home staff, 1 for managers) providing an overarching approach and practical tips, for building relationships between care home staff and residents. 

Alive View statement July 2018


STarT Back Screening Tool with matched treatment options

A short 9-question tool for stratifying patients with back pain into low, medium or high-risk groups. Patients are then provided with treatment options based on their risk group. 

Keele University View statement July 2018


Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community e-learning (course 1) and (course 2)

An online training course designed to support care staff to implement NG67 Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community.

PrescQIPP Community Interest Company View statement May 2018


Wirral Care Homes: Supporting the Management of Residents with Diabetes

A care home resource covering caring for residents with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to ensure that residents have access to high-quality care informed by NICE guidance and quality standards.

Healthy Wirral (a partnership of Wirral CCG, Wirral Council and local NHS trusts) View statement May 2018


Perinatal Mental Health Matrix audit tool

A data collection and audit tool to evaluate the quality of perinatal mental health care provision.

Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network View statement

May 2018

Updated Dec 2018


Adult Type 1 Diabetes booklets

A range of A5 printed booklets covering different aspects of the management of type 1 diabetes, for use in individual consultations and group education sessions. Titles are purchased by professionals rather than members of the public, either individually or in combined packs.

Nutrition and Diet Resources UK (NDR-UK, a charity) View statement March 2018


Msk?.. Think SpA! NICE guidance on recognition and referral of Spondyloarthritis

A leaflet covering recommendations for suspecting spondyloarthritis, referral to rheumatology, and differences in imaging for axial spondyloarthritis compared to standard lumbar spine protocol.

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust View statement March 2018


Medicines Use in Care Homes E-learning (course 2)

An online training course designed to support care home staff to implement SC1 Managing Medicines in Care Homes

PrescQIPP Community Interest Company View statement Feb 2018



Prostate Cancer UK Best Practice Pathway - Support Pathway

A detailed pathway covering pre-referral, diagnosis and treatment options for people with prostate cancer, in a document format. It takes into account the different members of a multidisciplinary team including primary, secondary and social care.

Prostate Cancer UK View statement Feb 2018




Integrated Person Centred Planning for Children, Young People and Families receiving Palliative Care: Guidance and tool kit

The resource is a tool kit which aims to help families and service providers utilise person centred planning approaches to support communication, advance care planning. This is to ensure that unique person centred information is captured and recorded to support palliative care planning and delivery.

Rebecca Riley and Associates Ltd View statement January 2018



Managing Adult Malnutrition in the Community

The resource is a booklet intended to be used by healthcare professionals working in UK health or social care settings and particularly in the community. It provides detailed information on how to identify and manage patients who are at risk of malnutrition.

The Malnutrition Pathway View statement December 2017



Self-Harm: Support in the NHS i-THRIVE Grid

The resource is a patient decision aid for use in consultations with people who have self-harmed and their parents or carers (if applicable). It provides information on the different kinds of support available in the NHS and the potential benefits and risks of those options.

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families and The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. View statement November 2017


Managing your infection – a step-by-step guide on how to manage your infection

The resource is a pictorial information leaflet for respiratory tract infections. It is used in consultation with a GP and states how to manage common symptoms, how long they typically last and when to seek further help.

Public Health England Primary Care Unit View statement October 2017




Treating your infection – Respiratory Tract Infection

The resource is a single-sided information sheet for respiratory tract infections. It is used in consultation with a GP and states the usual duration for different symptoms, how to self-care and when to seek further help. It provides information on antibiotic use and records whether any were prescribed to be collected in future if required.

Public Health England Primary Care Unit View statement October 2017




Medicines Use in Care Homes E-learning (course 1) (2017)

An online training course designed to support care home staff to implement SC1 Managing Medicines in Care Homes.

PrescQIPP Community Interest Company View statement October 2017



Where to have your baby:

For women having their first baby

For women who have had a baby before

The resources are booklets intended to be used by healthcare professionals during consultations with pregnant women when deciding on the place of birth.

NHS England View statement September 2017, updated May 2018



Top tips based on NICE guidance care of dying adults in the last days of life (NG31)

The document is a summary of the recommendations in NG31 relevant to GPs.

Royal College of General Practitioners View statement September 2017


The use of faecal calprotectin in primary care as a decision diagnostic for inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome

A consensus guidance document on the use of faecal calprotectin tests in primary care. A standalone document accessible either in print form or online, to encourage the use of faecal calprotectin testing, a diagnostic test recommended by NICE to reduce unnecessary referrals for patients with bowel conditions.

NHS England and Dr Martin Myers View statement

August 2017

Updated June 2018


Anticoagulation Advisor for Atrial Fibrillation

The tool is intended to support clinicians in primary care when making decisions about anticoagulating patients with atrial fibrillation. It integrates NICE guidance regarding the management of atrial fibrillation directly into the clinical systems used in primary care.

Dr Nicholas Boeckx with support from EMIS Health View statement August 2017


Social Prescribing Assessment Tool

The tool and its user guide are intended for healthcare professionals working with older patients to improve their independence and mental wellbeing. The tool is a questionnaire, which assesses the baseline wellbeing score of a person’s mental wellbeing and independence.

West Wakefield Health & Wellbeing Ltd and the South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust View statement July 2017


Cirrhosis in over 16s: assessment and management

The resource is a summary document designed to be used by GPs in the management of cirrhosis.

Royal College of General Practitioners View statement July 2017


Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease assessment and management. Practical implications for primary care

A concise summary of our guidance on assessment and management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease relevant to GPs. It presents 10 questions and answers that cover diagnosis and referral, for both children and adults.

Royal College of General Practitioners View statement July 2017


Optimising medicines for adults with type 2 diabetes

This e-learning course is designed to support clinicians in implementing NICE guidelines and quality standards in relation to managing type 2 diabetes in adults. It's particularly focused on the optimisation of medicines to achieve the best outcomes for patients.

PrescQIPP in collaboration with the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) View statement June 2017


Bladder Cancer Patient Held Record

A patient-held record for bladder cancer, used by both the patient and the clinical team responsible for their care, incorporating clinical information and a treatment summary. The record supports recommendations and standards around needs assessment, diagnosis, classification, discussion of options and follow-up.

British Association of Urological Nurses View statement June 2017


National Pathway of Care for Low Back and Radicular Pain (2017)

The resource is a care pathway for individuals with low back pain (LBP) or radicular pain. It is aimed at CCGs and is designed to provide a commissioning vehicle for the implementation of guidance. The pathway is entirely generic. No speciality or sub-speciality is included as such, but rather the competencies and skills of the health care professional are defined at every stage. The pathway is based on the needs of the patient at each point and on the structures of the services that might meet these needs.

Trauma Programme of Care Board & Spinal Services CRG, NHS England View statement June 2017


The Cancer Maps

A visual ‘mind map’ style presentation of the recommendations in ‘NG12 Suspected cancer: recognition and referral’ (2015). It is a referral algorithm aimed at healthcare professionals making referral decisions for patients with suspected cancer.

Dr Ben Noble, GP partner and associate clinical cancer lead, East Midlands Strategic Clinical Network View statement August 2016


Establishment Genie

A safe staffing toolkit that can be accessed by authorised users through any internet enabled computer or tablet. It is designed to support senior nurses and their colleagues to review, plan and budget for safe, affordable ward staffing.

Creative Lighthouse Ltd View statement April 2017


Children and Young People Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Service Manual

The manual is a 76 page document for training and monitoring clinicians who then deliver the service according to the manual to children and young people and their families. The manual consists of 16 chapters with different topics. 

Healios Ltd View statement March 2017


Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for menopausal symptoms: information for GPs and health professionals

The resource is a quick reference leaflet for healthcare professionals providing information about menopausal symptoms and the use of CBT as a treatment option.

The British Menopause Society, in collaboration with Professor Myra Hunter and Dr Melanie Smith. View statement February 2017, updated February 2020 NG23
Falls Risk Assessment Toolkit

The toolkit (in the format of an EMIS web template and protocol) supports healthcare professionals to identify people over 65 who have had a fall or are at risk of falls and prompts further discussion and assessment. It also prompts consideration of a medication review if older people are taking psychotropic medicines.

A joint working initiative comprising Walsall CCG and Prescribing Decision Support Ltd at the Centre for Medicines Optimisation, Keele University. View statement January 2017 CG161
Germ Defence Germ Defence is a website aimed at the general public. It aims to improve their knowledge about how to reduce the risk of catching colds, flu and stomach bugs, through better hand washing and other protective measures. University of Southampton View statement January 2017 NG63


The e-Bug resource consists of teacher packs containing lesson plans, activities and worksheets for children aged 4 – 18 on antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. e-Bug also hosts student websites which contain, for example, games, quizzes and revision guides for students to continue learning at home. The resource covers introducing antibiotics, antibiotic resistance and taking antibiotics correctly.

Public Health England Primary Care Unit View statement January 2017


Association of British Neurologists Trainees (ABNT) Innovative E-learning Module - Head Injury

The Innovative E-learning method allows incorporation of clinical acumen, best practice guidelines and basic pathophysiology to simulate a platform that combines medical knowledge and clinical judgement.

Association of British Neurology Trainees Innovative E-learning Programme View statement December 2016


Guide for Power PICC (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters) Solo using Ultrasound and Sherlock 3CG Guidance

The aim of the guide is to provide clear, written instructions on how to place or insert Power PICCs using Ultrasound and Sherlock 3CG Guidance.
The guide supports the introduction of a significant change in practice and is intended to help clinicians to be effective and consistent. 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board View statement November 2016


Pharmaceutical Care Plan

This resource is intended to encourage a culture that supports the safe and effective transfer of information about patients’ medicines

Provide View statement November 2016


Introductory Certificate in Obesity, Malnutrition and Health

The resources aim to enable interactive workshop sessions that promote role play and explore case scenarios so that health professionals are able to explore the challenging aspects of putting obesity guidance into practice using the communication skills required.

Chair of GPs with an interest in nutrition group (RCGP) View statement October 2016


Needs Assessment Tool-progressive disease: Interstitial Lung Disease (NAT-PD: ILD)

Developed to be used by doctors and nurses in routine clinical practice in all settings, facilitating the identification of supportive and palliative needs of people with interstitial lung disease (ILD), and triaging those requiring referral to specialist palliative care (SPC) services.

Hull York Medical School (University of Hull) View statement October 2016


Checklist for Autism-Friendly Environments (2016)

Developed for services or individuals to review whether they could make environments friendlier towards those with autism and raise awareness of how they might be able to make changes.

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust View statement September 2016


Fluid Balance & Acute Kidney Injury Teaching Package

This resource enables nurses, junior doctors and pharmacists to develop further knowledge in recognising and treating acute kidney injury (AKI) amongst admitted patients within the hospital environment. 

County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust View statement September 2016


Atrial Fibrillation Decision Support Tool

A decision support tool designed to assist UK healthcare professionals in the appropriate prescribing of anticoagulation therapy for the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

A joint working group initiative comprising the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd and Prescribing Decision Support Ltd at the Centre for Medicines Optimisation, Keele University View statement October 2015 Updated August 2016


Positive and safe: Violence reduction and management programme – Instructors manual

For use by instructors to ensure that a generic programme of approved skills is being delivered, with the purpose of providing a coordinated approach across the High Secure Hospitals (HSS). Although the manual has been written for the use of HSS much of the material is applicable to other settings within the NHS and elsewhere

West London Mental Health Trust - Broadmoor Hospital is the lead organisation on behalf of the Clinical Secure Practice Forum (National Oversight Group) View statement July 2016


Euroking E3 Maternity software

A computer software program which records data for maternity care in a single comprehensive record. The data covers the patient journey from the first consultation with the maternity service to post-natal discharge.

Euroking Maternity Software Solutions Ltd View statement June 2016


Food Fact Sheet: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Diet

General first-line information to adults about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and diet to improve their symptoms.

British Dietetic Association (BDA) View statement June 2016


Birthrate Plus® Workforce Planning Methodology and Birthrate Plus® Intrapartum Acuity Tool

Birthrate Plus® provides midwifery managers, general managers and commissioners with a workforce tool that is based on data classified by clinical need. The Intrapartum Acuity tool provides an objective real-time assessment of the complexity and risk factors of women and their babies during labour, delivery and the immediate post-delivery period.

Birthrate Plus Associates Ltd View statement June 2016



An online resource to enhance the self-management of diabetes.

The objective of Mapmydiabetes® is to improve the uptake of diabetes self–management education (DSME) to patients with type 2 diabetes by providing high-quality online information and educational content. It is available only by referral (‘Mapmydiabetes Prescription’) to patients with
diabetes by the doctor or nurse looking after them.

Mapmyhealth Limited View statement

May 2016

Updated September 2016


The Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health Topic 10 audit report

An audit-based quality improvement programme to help mental health services improve prescribing of antipsychotics for children and adolescents. It is open to all secondary mental health services in the UK.

The Prescribing Observatory for Mental Health View statement May 2016


Family Intervention Service Manual

This service manual is designed to provide psycho-education and skills training to referred families/carers affected by a range of mental illnesses. This includes the patient if practical. The intervention uses a recovery focused approach to support the whole family.

Healios Ltd View statement May 2016


Injury Prevention Briefing

Information about the importance of home injuries to pre-school children and how these injuries can be prevented, drawing on evidence from multiple sources.

The target audience is children’s centres, health visiting teams, family support agencies, fire and rescue services and other organisations that have the opportunity help prevent accidental injuries among pre-school children.

The Keeping Children Safe at Home project View statement April 2016


RLB Nurse Programme core competency framework

An education programme aimed to develop registered nurses who are committed to delivering the highest quality of care for the health and wellbeing of their patients. 

The programme Includes a competency-based portfolio and a one-day study day.  
Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust View statement April 2016


Delayed cord clamping infographic This infographic provides knowledge and guidance to women and can be used as a quick view teaching aid around the physiology of delayed cord clamping. BloodtoBaby campaign View statement April 2016


Paediatric Musculoskeletal Matters (PMM) PMM is a learning tool and was developed based on research identifying a case of clinical need to raise awareness about arthritis and other musculoskeletal problems in children. PMM contains the essentials of knowledge and clinical skills and guidance on when to be concerned, when to investigate and when to refer to specialist care. Newcastle University View statement March 2016 CG160
Newly diagnosed with M.E./CFS

A booklet that aims to provide information and support about the diagnosis, symptoms and management of M.E. /CFS for patients and GPs.

Action for M.E. View statement December 2015


Advice for melanoma health care teams - vitamin D and melanoma

A 2 page information sheet providing advice to melanoma health care teams on:

  • What advice to give melanoma patients on sun exposure and why
  • Measuring vitamin D levels in melanoma patients
GenoMEL – The Melanoma Genetics Consortium, hosted by The University of Leeds View statement December 2015


Lester UK Adaptation: Positive Cardiometabolic Health Resource A simple assessment and intervention framework for protecting the cardiometabolic health of people who have been prescribed antipsychotic medication to treat psychosis and schizophrenia Royal College of Psychiatrists View statement November 2015