Quality standard

Related NICE quality standards

Related NICE quality standards


Future quality standards

This quality standard has been developed in the context of all quality standards referred to NICE, including the following topics scheduled for future development:

  • Elective joint replacement (hip, knees and shoulder)

  • Falls: regaining independence for older people who experience a fall

  • Home care

  • Long‑term conditions, people with comorbidities, complex needs

  • Medicines management: managing the use of medicines in community settings for people receiving social care

  • Medicines optimisation (covering medicines adherence and safe prescribing)

  • Obesity (adults) (healthcare)

  • Obesity (prevention and management in adults) (public health)

  • Pain management (young people and adults)

  • Social care of older people with more than one physical or mental health long‑term condition in residential or community settings

The full list of quality standard topics referred to NICE is available from the quality standards topic library on the NICE website.