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NICE guidance

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

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Quality standards

Quality standards set out the priority areas for quality improvement in health and social care. Find out more about quality standards.

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NICE advice

Critical assessment of evidence to help you make decisions. Advice, rather than formal NICE guidance. Find out more about advice.

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NICE Pathways

Interactive topic-based flowcharts that allow you to navigate our recommendations on any subject. Find out more about NICE Pathways.

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NICE Pathways

Interactive topic-based flowcharts that allow you to navigate our recommendations on any subject.  Find out more about NICE Pathways.

NICE guidelines

Review the evidence across broad health and social care topics. 

Quality standards

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

Technology appraisal guidance

Review clinical and cost effectiveness of new treatments.

Interventional procedures guidance

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

Medical technologies guidance

Review new medical devices for adoption in the NHS.

Medtech innovation briefings

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

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New guidance and advice

Guidance and advice added since February 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Stakeholders can comment on draft guidance and participate in workshops and events.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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