7 Related NICE guidance

7 Related NICE guidance

Much of NICE guidance, both published and in development, is concerned with tackling heart disease, stroke and cancer – all conditions linked to premature mortality among disadvantaged groups. For details go to the NICE website.

The following are particularly relevant:

Community engagement to improve health. NICE public health guidance 9 (2008). NICE public health guidance 9 (2008).

Lipid modifications: cardiovascular risk assessment and the modification of blood lipids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. NICE clinical guideline 67 (2008).

Smoking cessation services in primary care, pharmacies, local authorities and workplaces, particularly for manual working groups, pregnant women and hard to reach communities. NICE public health guidance 10 (2008).

Behaviour change at population, community and individual levels. NICE public health guidance 6 (2007).

Workplace health promotion: how to help employees to stop smoking. NICE public health guidance 5 (2007).

Brief interventions and referral for smoking cessation in primary care and other settings. NICE public health guidance 1 (2006).

Statins for the prevention of cardiovascular events. NICE technology appraisal 94 (2006).

Prevention of cardiovascular disease. NICE public health guidance 25 (2010).