We use the best available evidence to develop recommendations that guide decisions in health, public health and social care.
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Guidance by programme
Review the evidence across broad health and social care topics.
Products being developed or updated
Guidance, quality standards and advice being developed.
Social care quick guides
A quick, easy way to access key information from NICE on social care topics.
Building independence through planning for transition
A quick guide for practitioners supporting young people.
Therapeutic interventions after abuse and neglect
A quick guide for practitioners and managers supporting children, young people and families.
Improving young people’s experiences in transition to and from inpatient mental health settings
A quick guide for mental health practitioners supporting young people.
Reducing the risk of violent and aggressive behaviours
A quick guide for registered managers of mental health services for young people.
Assessment and diagnosis of autism: what to expect
A quick guide for young people and their families.
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Our committees and working groups help to develop our guidance, standards, advice and other resources.
Social care tools
Our social care communities page includes:
- information about guidelines and quality standards
- all our social care quick guides
- social care trainers resource
- other resources for social care practitioners.
News and blogs
News on this topic
A new NICE quality standard (QS) on eating disorders focuses on promoting early access and coordinating care between services.
Blog on this topic
Professor May-Chahal explains how NICE guidance will help protect children and young people from abuse.
Putting guidance into practice
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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