NICE appoints new head of health technology evaluation
NICE has announced that Meindert Boysen has been appointed as its director of the Centre for Health Technology Evaluation.
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NICE is urging councils and health bodies to make sure that people with learning disabilities can access well-designed services and staff with the right skills so they do not need to move away for care or treatment.
28 March 2018
Help people make informed decisions when they want to quit smoking, says NICE and Public Health England.
NICE and Public Health England have published updated guidelines for health practitioners and stop smoking services on the best ways to help people quit smoking.
28 March 2018
NICE is calling on local councils to encourage people to be more physically active by improving routes for pedestrians, cyclists and other users.
22 March 2018
NICE Medtech Early Technical Assessment tool to form part of government grant application process for healthcare product developers
The Medtech Early Technical Assessment (META) tool has been selected , as an option, to form part of the application process for a £1million grant for developers of innovative medicines, diagnostics and regulated digital technology in a real world clinical setting,
15 March 2018
Hysteroscopy has been recommended as a first line diagnostic test for women with heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia), in updated NICE guidance.
14 March 2018
Physical barriers such as nets and fences at bridges and stations could reduce suicides, NICE says.
27 February 2018