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  1. Has your resource been designed to support the implementation of our guidance or quality standards?  

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  2. Check that you meet our criteria for endorsement.
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Endorsed resources:

The table below lists recent examples of resources we have endorsed, for information.  To find a specific resource, please refer to the individual guidance page that the resource relates to. 

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Resource name
Resource producer
Endorsement statement
Endorsement date
Related guidance or quality
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





Surgical Site Infection Prevention Video Series

The resource is 3 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 February 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



'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).

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


'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’

The resource comprises 2 patient decision aids for use in consultations with people who have difficulties sitting still or concentrating and their parents or carers (if applicable).

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


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 mange 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


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



Treating your infection – Urinary Tract Infection

The resource is a single-sided information sheet for urinary tract infections. 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 Primary Care Unit 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 AND 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



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

The resource is a consensus guidance document on the use of faecal calprotectin tests in primary care. It is a standalone document accessible either in print form or online once published in September 2017. The resource is intended 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


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


Fever (Pyrexia) Key Practice Points

The resource is a summary of key practice points around the diagnosis and management of fever in children. It's aimed at any healthcare professional dealing with children at the point of care.

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) 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 dianosis 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

The resource is 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 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


Creating healthy NHS workplaces - A toolkit to support the implementation

The toolkit aims to support NHS organisations to improve the staff health, wellbeing, effectiveness and productivity by providing practical, step-by-step information.
The toolkit is split into sections that contribute to creating a healthy workplace and are based on the NICE guidance and recommendations.

NHS Employers View statement December 2016


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


Managing Malnutrition in COPD

A guide 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.

Hilary Franklin Healthcare Communications View statement August 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.

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
Core skills in musculoskeletal care The e-Learning course focuses on the primary care approach to assessment of patients with a musculoskeletal problem. It covers diagnosis, investigations, explanation and treatment of a range of musculoskeletal problems. Royal College of General Practitioners and Arthritis Research UK View statement March 2016 CG177
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.

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