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  1. Clostridioides difficile infection: antimicrobial prescribing (NG199)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing Clostridioides difficile infection in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over in community and hospital settings. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The recommendations do not cover diagnosis.

  2. People's experience in adult social care services: improving the experience of care and support for people using adult social care services (NG86)

    This guideline covers the care and support of adults receiving social care in their own homes, residential care and community settings. It aims to help people understand what care they can expect and to improve their experience by supporting them to make decisions about their care.

  3. Type 2 diabetes in adults (QS209)

    This quality standard covers prevention of type 2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 and over) and care and treatment for adults with type 2 diabetes. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  4. Dinutuximab beta for treating neuroblastoma (TA538)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dinutuximab beta (Qarziba) for high-risk neuroblastoma in people aged 12 months and over.

  5. SepsiTest assay for rapidly identifying bloodstream bacteria and fungi (DG20)

    Evidence-based recommendations on the SepsiTest assay for rapidly identifying bloodstream bacteria and fungi

  6. Devices for remote monitoring of Parkinson's disease (DG51)

    Evidence-based recommendations on Kinesia 360 and KinesiaU (Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies), PDMonitor (PD Neurotechnology), Personal KinetiGraph (Global Kinetics) and STAT-ON (Sense4care) for remote monitoring of Parkinson’s disease

  7. Digital technologies for delivering multidisciplinary weight-management services: early value assessment (HTE14)

    Early value assessment (EVA) guidance on digital technologies for delivering multidisciplinary weight-management services....

  8. Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention, assessment and management (NG54)

    This guideline covers preventing, assessing and managing mental health problems in people with learning disabilities in all settings (including health, social care, education, and forensic and criminal justice). It aims to improve assessment and support for mental health conditions, and help people with learning disabilities and their families and carers to be involved in their care.

  9. Recent-onset chest pain of suspected cardiac origin: assessment and diagnosis (CG95)

    This guideline covers assessing and diagnosing recent chest pain in people aged 18 and over and managing symptoms while a diagnosis is being made. It aims to improve outcomes by providing advice on tests (ECG, high-sensitivity troponin tests, multislice CT angiography, functional testing) that support healthcare professionals to make a speedy and accurate diagnosis.

  10. Excess winter deaths and illness and the health risks associated with cold homes (NG6)

    This guideline covers reducing the health risks (including preventable deaths) associated with living in a cold home. It aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people vulnerable to the cold. Improving the temperature in homes, by improving energy efficiency, may also help reduce unnecessary fuel consumption.

  11. Delirium in adults (QS63)

    This quality standard covers the prevention, diagnosis and management of delirium in adults (aged 18 and over) in hospital or long-term care settings (such as residential care or nursing homes). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  12. 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.

  13. Postnatal care (NG194)

    This guideline covers the routine postnatal care that women and their babies should receive in the first 8 weeks after the birth. It includes the organisation and delivery of postnatal care, identifying and managing common and serious health problems in women and their babies, how to help parents form strong relationships with their babies, and baby feeding. The recommendations on emotional attachment and baby feeding also cover the antenatal period.

  14. Insertion of a magnetic bead band for faecal incontinence (IPG483)

    Evidence-based recommendations on insertion of a magnetic-bead band for faecal incontinence. This involves placing a ring of magnetic beads into a tunnel made around the anus to prevent incontinence.

  15. Social, emotional and mental wellbeing in primary and secondary education (NG223)

    This guideline covers ways to support social, emotional and mental wellbeing in children and young people in primary and secondary education (key stages 1 to 5), and people 25 years and under with special educational needs or disability in further education colleges. It aims to promote good social, emotional and psychological health to protect children and young people against behavioural and health problems.