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We use the best available evidence to develop recommendations that guide decisions in health, public health and social care.

Published guidance on this topic (15)

NICE advice

Critical assessment of evidence to help you make decisions. Advice, rather than formal NICE guidance.

Published advice on this topic (11)

Quality standards

Set out priority areas for quality improvement in health and social care.

Published quality standards on this topic (0)

Guidance by programme

Advice by programme

Products being developed or updated

38 Products

In development (11) | Proposed (1)
There are 9 new and 0 updated products since May 2018

Technology appraisal guidance

Review clinical and cost effectiveness of new treatments.

Highly specialised technologies guidance

Review clinical and cost-effectiveness of specialised treatments.

Interventional procedures guidance

Assessments of whether procedures are safe enough and work well enough for wider use in the NHS. 

Evidence summaries

Review the best available evidence for selected medicines.

Key therapeutic topics

Evidence summaries to support medicines optimisation.

Medtech innovation briefings

Review the evidence and likely costs of medical devices and technologies.

In development


New guidance and advice

Guidance and advice added since May 2018

Register as a stakeholder

Stakeholders can comment on draft guidance and participate in workshops and events.

Putting guidance into practice

Shared learning

Examples of how our guidance and standards have been put into practice in the NHS, local authorities, voluntary sector and a range of other organisations.

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