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NICE Quality standards list

The complete list of quality standards published by NICE.

NICE Clinical guidelines list

The complete list of clinical guidelines published by NICE.

Selecting and prioritising guideline and quality standard topics

The decision to develop a NICE guideline or quality standard on a particular health, public...

Published August 2014 Last updated August 2014

Obesity: clinical assessment and management (QS127)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing obesity in adults, young people and children, including referral for specialist care and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. It includes people who are obese and have, or are at risk of, other medical conditions. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2016

Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management (NG56)

This guideline covers optimising care for adults with multimorbidity (multiple long-term conditions) by reducing treatment burden (polypharmacy and multiple appointments) and unplanned care. It aims to improve quality of life by promoting shared decisions based on what is important to each person in terms of treatments, health priorities, lifestyle and goals. The guideline sets out which people are most likely to benefit from an approach to care that takes account of multimorbidity, how they can be identified and what the care involves.

NICE guideline Published September 2016

NICE guidelines

NICE guidelines are evidence-based recommendations for health and care in England.

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance (CG192)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illness (such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). It promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women’s quality of life during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated April 2018

Making decisions using NICE guidelines

Using our guidelines to help people make decisions about their care

Published July 2015 Last updated July 2015

Making decisions using NICE guidelines

Using our guidelines to help people make decisions about their care

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

NICE Public health guidelines list

The complete list of public health guidelines published by NICE.

NICE Safe staffing guidelines list

The complete list ofsafe staffing guidelines published by NICE.

NICE Medicines practice guidelines list

The complete list of medicines practice guidelines published by NICE.

NICE Cancer service guidelines list

The complete list of cancer service guidelines published by NICE.

NICE Antimicrobial prescribing guidelines list

The complete list of antimicrobial prescribing guidelines published by NICE.

NICE Social care guidelines list

The complete list of social care guidelines published by NICE.

Interim process and methods guide for the clinical guideline updates using standing committees pilot programme 2013 (PMG17)

Interim process and methods guide for the clinical guideline updates using standing committees pilot programme 2013

Published October 2013 Last updated October 2013

How we develop NICE guidelines

Our guidelines are based on the best available evidence. Our recommendations are put together by experts, people using services, carers...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Selecting and prioritising quality standard topics

NICE: selecting and prioritising quality standard topics.

Published October 2019 Last updated October 2019

Quality Standards Advisory Committee 2 members

Find out more about quality standards advisory committee 2 members at NICE

Published June 2019 Last updated June 2019

Quality Standards Advisory Committee 3 members

Find out more about quality standards advisory committee 3 members at NICE.

Published May 2019 Last updated May 2019

Quality Standards Advisory Committee 1 members

Find out more about the quality standards advisory committee 1 members

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

How to use quality standards

Quality standards help you improve the quality of care you provide or commission. Use them to: identify gaps...

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Brand guidelines

an overview of the NICE brand identity incorporating who we are, what we do, and the values underpinning our work. Who we are...

Published January 2017 Last updated January 2017

Patient experience in adult NHS services: improving the experience of care for people using adult NHS services (CG138)

This guideline covers the components of a good patient experience. It aims to make sure that all adults using NHS services have the best possible experience of care.

Clinical guideline Published February 2012

Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care (CG139)

This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings. It provides a blueprint for the infection prevention and control precautions that should be applied by everyone involved in delivering NHS care and treatment.

Clinical guideline Published March 2012 Last updated February 2017

Service user experience in adult mental health: improving the experience of care for people using adult NHS mental health services (CG136)

This guideline covers the components of a good experience of service use. It aims to make sure that all adults using NHS mental health services have the best possible experience of care.

Clinical guideline Published December 2011

Quality improvement resource for adult social care

NICE quality improvement resource (QIR) for adult social care

Published October 2019 Last updated October 2019

Varicose veins in the legs (QS67)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing varicose veins in the legs of adults (aged 18 and over). It includes referral for specialist assessment and treatment options. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2014

Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation (NG94)

This guideline covers organising and delivering emergency and acute medical care for people aged over 16 in the community and in hospital. It aims to reduce the need for hospital admissions by giving advanced training to paramedics and providing community alternatives to hospital care. It also promotes good-quality care in hospital and joint working between health and social services.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

Venous thromboembolism in adults: diagnosis and management (QS29)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults. VTE includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2013 Last updated April 2016

Stable angina (QS21)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing stable angina in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2012 Last updated February 2017

Food allergy (QS118)

This quality standard covers diagnosing, assessing and managing food allergy in children and young people (under 19) and adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2016

Varicose veins in the legs

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing varicose veins in the legs in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published July 2013 Last updated May 2019

Acute heart failure: diagnosis and management (CG187)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing acute heart failure or possible acute heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the immediate care of someone who is acutely unwell as a result of heart failure.

Clinical guideline Published October 2014

Autism (QS51)

This quality standard covers health and social care services for adults, young people and children with autism. It includes assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders, and care and support for people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2014

Delirium in adults (QS63)

This quality standard covers the prevention, diagnosis and management of delirium in adults (aged 18 and over) in hospital or long-term care settings (such as residential care or nursing homes). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2014

Depression

Everything NICE has said on identifying, treating and managing depression in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Pancreatic cancer in adults: diagnosis and management (NG85)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing pancreatic cancer in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care by ensuring quicker and more accurate diagnosis, and by specifying the most effective treatments for people depending on how advanced their cancer is.

NICE guideline Published February 2018

Drug use disorders in adults (QS23)

This quality standard covers assessment and treatment of drug use disorders in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes treating the misuse of opioids, cannabis, stimulants and other drugs in all settings, including inpatient and specialist residential and community-based treatment settings, and prison services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published November 2012

Faecal incontinence in adults (QS54)

This quality standard covers managing faecal (bowel) incontinence in adults (aged 18 and over) in the community (at home and in care homes) and in all hospital departments. It includes assessment of bowel control problems, advice and support, and treatment options. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2014

Using quality standards in practice

These shared learning case studies show quality standards being used in local practice. Multi-treatment Foster Care (MTFC)...

Published October 2016 Last updated October 2016

Sickle cell disease (QS58)

This quality standard covers managing acute painful episodes of sickle cell disease in hospital. It includes pain relief and care for children, young people and adults, from presentation in hospital until discharge. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published April 2014

Peripheral arterial disease (QS52)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing lower limb peripheral arterial disease in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2014

Colorectal cancer (QS20)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing colorectal (bowel) cancer in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes diagnosis and staging, managing local and metastatic disease, and follow-up and surveillance after treatment. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2012

Needle and syringe programmes

Everything NICE has said on needle and syringe programmes for adults and young people who inject drugs in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated March 2019

Depression in adults (QS8)

This quality standard covers the clinical assessment and management of depression in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes adults with persistent subthreshold depressive symptoms or mild, moderate or severe depression, including those who also have a chronic physical health problem. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2011

Drug misuse management in over 16s

Everything NICE has said on psychosocial interventions and opioid detoxification for drug misuse in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated March 2019

Atopic eczema in under 12s (QS44)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing atopic eczema in children under 12. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2013