Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 People diagnosed with a primary headache disorder have their headache type classified as part of the diagnosis.

Statement 2 People with a primary headache disorder are given information on the risk of medication overuse headache.

Statement 3 People with tension-type headache or migraine are not referred for imaging if they do not have signs or symptoms of secondary headache.

Statement 4 People with migraine are advised to take combination therapy with a triptan and either a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) or paracetamol.

Statement 5 (placeholder) Raising public and professional awareness.