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  1. Cochlear implants for children and adults with severe to profound deafness (TA566)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cochlear implants for children and adults with severe to profound deafness.

  2. Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people (NG55)

    This guideline covers children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour, including those on remand or serving community or custodial sentences. It aims to ensure these problems don’t escalate and possibly lead to them being charged with a sexual offence. It also aims to ensure no-one is unnecessarily referred to specialist services.

  3. Tocilizumab for the treatment of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (TA238)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tocilizumab (RoActemra), for treating systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis in people aged 2 and over.

  4. Beta interferons and glatiramer acetate for treating multiple sclerosis (TA527)

    Evidence-based recommendations on beta interferons (Avonex, Betaferon, Extavia, Rebif) and glatiramer acetate (Copaxone) for treating multiple sclerosis in adults.

  5. Major trauma: service delivery (NG40)

    This guideline covers the organisation and provision of major trauma services in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by providing a systematic approach to the delivery of major trauma care. It does not cover services for people with burns.

  6. Vaccine uptake in the general population (NG218)

    This guideline aims to increase the uptake of all vaccines provided on the NHS routine UK immunisation schedule by everyone who is eligible. It supports the aims of the NHS Long Term Plan , which includes actions to improve immunisation coverage by GPs (including the changes to vaccinations and immunisations detailed in the 2021/2022 and 2022/23 GP contracts ) and support a narrowing of health inequalities.

  7. Dabrafenib plus trametinib for treating BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA898)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabrafenib (Tafinlar) plus trametinib (Mekinist) for BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults.

  8. Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (NG103)

    This guideline covers how to increase uptake of the free flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes ways to increase awareness and how to use all opportunities in primary and secondary care to identify people who should be encouraged to have the vaccination.

  9. Hypertension in pregnancy: diagnosis and management (NG133)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure), including pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy, labour and birth. It also includes advice for women with hypertension who wish to conceive and women who have had a pregnancy complicated by hypertension. It aims to improve care during pregnancy, labour and birth for women and their babies.

  10. Vitamin B12 deficiency in over 16s: diagnosis and management (NG239)

    This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing vitamin B12 deficiency in people aged 16 and over, including deficiency caused by autoimmune gastritis. It also covers monitoring for gastric cancer in people with autoimmune gastritis.

  11. Physical activity: brief advice for adults in primary care (PH44)

    This guideline covers providing brief advice on physical activity to adults in primary care. It aims to improve health and wellbeing by raising awareness of the importance of physical activity and encouraging people to increase or maintain their activity level.

  12. Sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG84)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute sore throat. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute sore throat is often caused by a virus, lasts for about a week, and most people get better without antibiotics. Withholding antibiotics rarely leads to complications.

  13. EarlySense for heart and respiratory monitoring and predicting patient deterioration (MIB49)

    NICE has developed a medtech innovation briefing (MIB) on EarlySense for heart and respiratory monitoring and predicting patient deterioration

  14. Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment (NG125)

    This guideline covers preventing and treating surgical site infections in adults, young people and children who are having a surgical procedure involving a cut through the skin. It focuses on methods used before, during and after surgery to minimise the risk of infection.

  15. Lenalidomide plus dexamethasone for previously untreated multiple myeloma (TA587)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) plus dexamethasone for previously untreated multiple myeloma in adults.