This guideline covers diagnosing and managing glaucoma in people aged 18 and over. It includes recommendations on testing and referral (case-finding) for chronic open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension, and on effective diagnosis, treatment and reassessment to stop these conditions progressing.
Evidence-based recommendations on implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for arrhythmias and heart failure
Evidence-based recommendations on dronedarone (Multaq) for treating non-permanent atrial fibrillation (AF)
Evidence-based recommendations on ivabradine (Procoralan) for treating chronic heart failure
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing drug allergy in all age groups. It aims to make it easier for professionals to tell when someone is having an allergic reaction, by specifying the key signs and patterns to look out for. It also makes recommendations on improving people’s understanding of their drug allergies, and ensuring these are recorded properly in their medical records.
Evidence-based recommendations on sacubitril valsartan (Entresto) for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing and preventing acute exacerbations of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.
Evidence-based recommendations on abemaciclib (Verzenios) for treating locally advanced or metastatic, hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor
Evidence-based recommendations on the frequency of application of topical corticosteroids for treating atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis)
Evidence-based recommendations on ixekizumab (Taltz) for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs in adults
Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for managing and preventing an acute exacerbation of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis) in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers assigning recall intervals between oral health reviews that are appropriate to the needs of individual patients. The guideline takes account of the effect of dental checks on: people’s wellbeing, general health and preventive habits; caries incidence and avoiding restorations; periodontal health and avoiding tooth loss; and avoiding pain and anxiety. It aims to improve or maintain patients’ quality of life and reduce morbidity associated with oral and dental disease.
Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira), certolizumab pegol (Cimzia), etanercept (Enbrel), golimumab (Simponi) and infliximab (Remicade, Remsima…
Evidence-based recommendations on ustekinumab (Stelara) for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve implantation for a failed surgically implanted mitral valve bioprosthesis
Evidence-based recommendations on bisphosphonates (alendronic acid; ibandronic acid; risedronate sodium; zoledronic acid) for treating osteoporosis in adults
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.
Evidence-based recommendations on certolizumab pegol (Cimzia) and secukinumab (Cosentyx) for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults
This guideline covers preventing type 2 diabetes in adult populations and communities who are at high risk. It aims to promote a healthy diet and physical activity at community and population level, and recommends how to tailor services for people in ethnic communities and other groups who are particularly at risk of type 2 diabetes.
Evidence-based recommendations on baricitinib (Olumiant) for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on naloxegol (Moventig) for treating opioid-induced constipation that has had inadequate response to laxatives
This guideline covers the care and management of type 2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 and over). It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term complications.
Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) given with 2 other drugs for treating type 2 diabetes in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on eluxadoline (Truberzi) for treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with diarrhoea in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on ertugliflozin (Steglatro) with metformin and a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor for type 2 diabetes in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on micropressure therapy for treating refractory (difficult-to-treat) Ménière's disease
Evidence-based recommendations on thoracoscopically assisted mitral valve surgery (keyhole surgery)
This guideline covers good practice for developing and updating local formularies in line with statutory requirements. It supports developing formularies that reflect local needs, reduce variation in prescribing, and allow rapid adoption of new medicines and treatments.
Evidence-based recommendations on transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation (ViV-TAVI) for aortic bioprosthetic valve dysfunction
Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion and use of implantation pulmonary artery pressure monitors for chronic heart failure
Evidence-based recommendations on fulvestrant (Faslodex) for untreated locally advanced or metastatic (secondary) oestrogen-receptor positive breast cancer in
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atopic eczema in children under 12. It aims to improve care for children with atopic eczema by making detailed recommendations on treatment and specialist referral. The guideline also explains how healthcare professionals should assess the effect eczema has on quality of life, in addition to its physical severity.
Evidence-based recommendations on transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) for aortic stenosis
This guideline covers a set of principles that can be used to help people change their behaviour. The aim is for practitioners to use these principles to encourage people to adopt a healthier lifestyle by, for example, stopping smoking, adopting a healthy diet and being more physically active.
Advice on the use of minimally invasive percutaneous nephrolitholapaxy medium (MIP-M) for removing kidney stones to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of remote electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation consultancy services for cardiovascular disease to aid local decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on secukinumab (Cosentyx) for ankylosing spondylitis (spondyloartritis) that has not responded well enough to conventional
This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in adults aged 18 years and older, in primary and secondary care. It aims to improve care for people with depression by promoting improved recognition and treatment.
This guideline covers the risk of early death from heart disease and other smoking-related illnesses. It aims to reduce the number of people who are disadvantaged dying prematurely by ensuring people have better access to flexible, well-coordinated treatment and support.
This guideline covers identifying, treating and managing depression in people aged 18 and over who also have a chronic physical health problem such as cancer, heart disease or diabetes. It aims to improve the care of people with a long-term physical health problem, which can cause or exacerbate depression. This has the potential to increase their quality of life and life expectancy.
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This guideline covers assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people who are 16 years or older. It aims to improve how cirrhosis is identified and diagnosed. It recommends tools to assess the severity of cirrhosis and gives advice on monitoring people with cirrhosis to detect and manage complications early, and referral criteria for tertiary care.
Evidence-based recommendations on ledipasvir–sofosbuvir (Harvoni) for treating some types (genotypes) of chronic hepatitis C
This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by reducing symptoms of PTSD such as anxiety, sleep problems and difficulties with concentration. Recommendations also aim to raise awareness of the condition and improve coordination of care.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing spondyloarthritis that is suspected or confirmed in adults who are 16 years or older. It aims to raise awareness of the features of spondyloarthritis and provide clear advice on what action to take when people with signs and symptoms first present in healthcare settings. It also provides advice on the range of treatments available.
This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating social anxiety disorder (also known as ‘social phobia’) in children and young people (from school age to 17 years) and adults (aged 18 years and older). It aims to improve symptoms, educational, occupational and social functioning, and quality of life in people with social anxiety disorder.
This guideline covers smoking prevention interventions that are delivered in schools or other educational institutions. It aims to prevent children and young people aged under 19 from taking up smoking.
Summary of the evidence on oral ketamine for treating chronic pain to inform local NHS planning and decision-making