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End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management (NG61)

This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families in decisions about their care, and improve the support that is available to them throughout their lives.

NICE guideline Published December 2016

End of life care for infants, children and young people (QS160)

This quality standard covers end of life care for infants, children and young people (from birth to 18 years) who have a life-limiting condition. Life-limiting conditions are those that are expected to result in an early death for the person. It also covers support for family members and carers. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2017

End of life care for adults (QS13)

This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) who are approaching the end of their life. This includes people who are likely to die within 12 months, people with advanced, progressive, incurable conditions and people with life-threatening acute conditions. It also covers support for their families and carers. It includes care provided by health and social care staff in all settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published November 2011 Last updated March 2017

End of life care for people with life-limiting conditions

Everything NICE has said about the care of people with a progressive life-limiting condition who are at the end of their life in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2017 Last updated September 2017

Organ donation for transplantation: improving donor identification and consent rates for deceased organ donation (CG135)

This guideline covers identifying people who wish to donate their organs after their death. It offers advice on how to approach families and carers of people who are nearing the end of life and how to seek consent for organ donation. It aims to promote discussion of organ donation as part of end-of-life care and to increase the number of organs available for people waiting for a transplant.

Clinical guideline Published December 2011 Last updated December 2016

Motor neurone disease: assessment and management (NG42)

This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND). It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, and covers information and support, organisation of care, managing symptoms and preparing for end of life care.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Care of dying adults in the last days of life (NG31)

This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. It aims to improve end of life care for people in their last days of life by communicating respectfully and involving them, and the people important to them, in decisions and by maintaining their comfort and dignity. The guideline covers how to manage common symptoms without causing unacceptable side effects and maintain hydration in the last days of life.

NICE guideline Published December 2015

Endocrine cancers

Everything NICE has said on endocrine cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2018 Last updated December 2018

Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities (NG96)

This guideline covers care and support for adults with learning disabilities as they grow older. It covers identifying changing needs, planning for the future, and delivering services including health, social care and housing. It aims to support people to access the services they need as they get older.

NICE guideline Published April 2018

Everolimus and sunitinib for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in people with progressive disease (TA449)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) and sunitinib (Sutent) for treating neuroendocrine tumours in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2017

Motor neurone disease

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing motor neurone disease in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated October 2018

Lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours (TA539)

Evidence-based recommendations on lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide (Lutathera) for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2018

Pomalidomide for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib (TA427)

Evidence-based recommendations on pomalidomide (Imnovid) for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Ixazomib with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for treating relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (TA505)

Evidence-based recommendations on ixazomib (Ninlaro) with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for treating relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2018

Pemetrexed maintenance treatment for non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after pemetrexed and cisplatin (TA402)

Evidence-based recommendations on pemetrexed (Alimta) for locally advanced or metastatic non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer in adults who have had..

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2016

Eribulin for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more chemotherapy regimens (TA423)

Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more types of chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Pertuzumab with trastuzumab and docetaxel for treating HER2-positive breast cancer (TA509)

Evidence-based recommendations on pertuzumab (Perjeta) for HER2-positive, locally recurrent or metastatic (secondary) breast cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2018

Brigatinib for treating ALK-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer after crizotinib (TA571)

Evidence-based recommendations on brigatinib (Alunbrig) for treating ALK-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults who have already had crizotinib

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2019

Paclitaxel as albumin-bound nanoparticles with gemcitabine for untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer (TA476)

Evidence-based recommendations on paclitaxel as albumin-bound nanoparticles (nab-paclitaxel) for untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2017

Bladder cancer

Everything NICE has said on bladder cancer in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2015 Last updated May 2019

Myeloma: diagnosis and management (NG35)

This guideline covers the diagnosing and managing of myeloma (including smouldering myeloma and primary plasma cell leukaemia) in people aged 16 and over. It aims to improve care for people with myeloma by promoting the most effective tests and treatments for myeloma and its complications.

NICE guideline Published February 2016 Last updated October 2018

Cabozantinib for treating medullary thyroid cancer (TA516)

Evidence-based recommendations on cabozantinib (Cometriq) for treating medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2018

Ponatinib for treating chronic myeloid leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (TA451)

Evidence-based recommendations on ponatinib (Iclusig) for treating chronic myeloid leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2017

Necitumumab for untreated advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA411)

Evidence-based recommendations on necitumumab (Portrazza) for untreated advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016

Atezolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable (TA492)

Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2017 Last updated July 2018

Everolimus for advanced renal cell carcinoma after previous treatment (TA432)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for advanced renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) after previous treatment

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2017

Everolimus with exemestane for treating advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (TA421)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for treating advanced breast cancer in adults after endocrine therapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Sorafenib for treating advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (TA474)

Evidence-based recommendations on sorafenib (Nexavar) for treating advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2017

Atezolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA525)

Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for previously treated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018

Pembrolizumab with pemetrexed and platinum chemotherapy for untreated, metastatic, non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA557)

Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) with pemetrexed and platinum chemotherapy for untreated, metastatic, non-squamous non-small-cell lung

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2019

Avelumab for treating metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (TA517)

Evidence-based recommendations on avelumab (Bavencio) for treating metastatic (secondary) Merkel cell carcinoma (skin cancer) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2018

Trastuzumab emtansine for treating HER2-positive advanced breast cancer after trastuzumab and a taxane (TA458)

Evidence-based recommendations on trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla) for treating advanced HER2-positive breast cancer that has been treated before

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2017 Last updated November 2017

Cetuximab for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell cancer of the head and neck (TA473)

Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux) for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell cancer of the head and neck in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2017

Blinatumomab for previously treated Philadelphia-chromosome-negative acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (TA450)

Evidence-based recommendations on blinatumomab (Blincyto) for treating Philadelphia-chromosome-negative precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2017

Trametinib in combination with dabrafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic melanoma (TA396)

Evidence-based recommendations on trametinib (Mekinist) with dabrafenib (Tafinlar) for treating unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600 mutation

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2016

Carfilzomib for previously treated multiple myeloma (TA457)

Evidence-based recommendations on carfilzomib (Kyprolis) for treating multiple myeloma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2017

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults: diagnosis and management (CG163)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose the condition and provide effective symptom management.

Clinical guideline Published June 2013 Last updated May 2017

Eribulin for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 1 chemotherapy regimen (TA515)

Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic (secondary) breast cancer in adults who have had only 1 course

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2018

Cabazitaxel for hormone-relapsed metastatic prostate cancer treated with docetaxel (TA391)

Evidence-based recommendations on cabazitaxel (Jevtana) for prostate cancer that has come back after it was treated with docetaxel

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2016 Last updated August 2016

Ibrutinib for treating relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (TA502)

Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2018

Axitinib for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma after failure of prior systemic treatment (TA333)

Evidence-based recommendations on axitinib (Inlyta) for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) (kidney cancer) when prior systemic treatment has failed

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Bosutinib for previously treated chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA401)

Evidence-based recommendations on bosutinib (Bosulif) for previously treated chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2016

Trifluridine–tipiracil for previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer (TA405)

Evidence-based recommendations on trifluridine–tipiracil (Lonsurf) for previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2016

Lenvatinib and sorafenib for treating differentiated thyroid cancer after radioactive iodine (TA535)

Evidence-based recommendations on lenvatinib (Lenvima) and sorafenib (Nexavar) for differentiated thyroid cancer in adults who have had radioactive iodine

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2018

Nivolumab for previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma (TA417)

Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC/kidney cancer) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2016

Brentuximab vedotin for treating CD30-positive cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (TA577)

Evidence-based recommendations on brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for treating CD30-positive cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2019

Brentuximab vedotin for treating CD30-positive Hodgkin lymphoma (TA524)

Evidence-based recommendations on brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for treating relapsed or refractory CD30-positive Hodgkin lymphoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018

Olaratumab in combination with doxorubicin for treating advanced soft tissue sarcoma (TA465)

Evidence-based recommendations on olaratumab (Lartruvo) plus doxorubicin for treating advanced soft tissue sarcoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2017

Crizotinib for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA406)

Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016