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Caesarean section (CG132)

This guideline covers when to offer caesarean section, procedural aspects of the operation and care after caesarean section. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are considering a caesarean section or have had a caesarean section in the past and are now pregnant again.

Clinical guideline Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019

Caesarean section

Everything NICE has said on caesarean section in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019

NICEimpact maternity and neonatal care

Maternity and mental health Up to 20% of women experience perinatal mental health problems, which if left...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Twin and triplet pregnancy (NG137)

This guideline covers the care that should be offered to women with a twin or triplet pregnancy in addition to the routine care that is offered to all women during pregnancy. It aims to reduce the risk of complications and improve outcomes for women and their babies.

NICE guideline Published September 2019

Abortion care (NG140)

This guideline covers care for women of any age (including girls and young women under 18) who request an abortion. It aims to improve the organisation of services and make them easier for women to access. Detailed recommendations on conducting abortions at different gestational stages are also included, to ensure that women get the safest and most effective care possible.

NICE guideline Published September 2019

Smoking

Everything NICE has said on preventing the uptake of smoking and helping people to stop smoking in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Hypertension in pregnancy (QS35)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure) and pre-eclampsia during pregnancy, labour and birth. It also covers advice for women with hypertension who may become pregnant and postnatal care for women who have had hypertension or pre-eclampsia. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2013 Last updated July 2019

Multiple pregnancy: twin and triplet pregnancies (QS46)

This quality standard covers the additional antenatal care for women who are pregnant with twins or triplets that is offered alongside routine antenatal care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2013 Last updated September 2019

Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing tubal ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage in early pregnancy in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published December 2012 Last updated September 2019

Intrapartum care for women with obstetric complications

Everything NICE has said on intrapartum care for women with obstetric complications in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

Abortion care

Everything NICE has said on abortion care in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published September 2019

Pregnancy and complex social factors: service provision

Everything NICE has said on service provision for pregnant women with complex social factors in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated September 2019

Safe midwifery staffing for maternity settings

Everything NICE has said on safe midwifery staffing requirements for maternity settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2015 Last updated September 2019

Heavy menstrual bleeding

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2012 Last updated July 2019

Preterm labour and birth

Everything NICE has said on the care of women in or at risk of preterm labour or having a planned preterm birth in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated August 2019

Ovarian cancer

Everything NICE has said on recognising and managing ovarian cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2012 Last updated August 2019

Twin and triplet pregnancy

Everything NICE has said on managing twin and triplet pregnancies in the antenatal and intrapartum period in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019

Type 1 diabetes in adults

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing type 1 diabetes in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women

Everything NICE has said about managing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2013 Last updated July 2019

Antenatal care for uncomplicated pregnancies

Everything NICE has said on antenatal care for healthy women with uncomplicated pregnancies in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (NG89)

This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people most at risk and describes interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of VTE.

NICE guideline Published March 2018 Last updated August 2019

Fertility

Everything NICE has said on assessing and treating people with fertility problems in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2013 Last updated September 2019

Hypertension in pregnancy

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing hypertension in pregnancy in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2013 Last updated July 2019

Osteoporosis

Everything NICE has said on assessing the risk of, preventing and treating osteoporotic fragility fractures in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated August 2019

Epilepsies: diagnosis and management (CG137)

The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care. It offers best practice advice on managing epilepsy to improve health outcomes so that people with epilepsy can fully participate in daily life.

Clinical guideline Published January 2012 Last updated October 2019

Urinary tract infections

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing, treating and managing urinary tract infections including lower (cystitis), upper (acute pyelonephritis) and recurrent UTIs in people with or without a catheter in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated September 2019

Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identification and management (CG71)

This guideline covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a specific type of high cholesterol that runs in the family, in children, young people and adults. It aims to help identify people at increased risk of coronary heart disease as a result of having FH.

Clinical guideline Published August 2008 Last updated October 2019

Familial hypercholesterolaemia

Everything NICE has said on familial hypercholesterolaemia in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2013 Last updated October 2019

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in people aged 16 and over in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings (CG173)

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic neuropathy by reducing pain and promoting increased participation in all aspects of daily living. The guideline sets out how drug treatments for neuropathic pain differ from traditional pain management.

Clinical guideline Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Medicines optimisation

Everything NICE has said on shared decision-making and processes to optimise medicines and support adherence in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2015 Last updated October 2019

Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management (NG136)

This guideline covers identifying and treating primary hypertension (high blood pressure) in people aged 18 and over, including people with type 2 diabetes. It aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and strokes by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose hypertension accurately and treat it effectively.

NICE guideline Published August 2019

Lung cancer in adults (QS17)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing lung cancer in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2012 Last updated September 2019

Obesity

Everything NICE has said on preventing, identifying, assessing and managing obesity in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2013 Last updated August 2019

Neuropathic pain

Everything NICE has said on pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis) – antimicrobial prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for managing and preventing an acute exacerbation of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis) in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2018 Last updated September 2019

Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic conditions

Everything NICE has said on endocrine, nutritional and metabolic conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2014 Last updated August 2019

Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG139)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Lanadelumab for preventing recurrent attacks of hereditary angioedema (TA606)

Evidence-based recommendations on lanadelumab (Takhzyro) for preventing recurrent attacks of hereditary angioedema in people aged 12 and over

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2019

Alcohol-use disorders

Everything NICE has said on preventing, diagnosing and managing alcohol-related disorders in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Ribociclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer (TA593)

Evidence-based recommendations on ribociclib (Kisqali) for hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Maternity and mental health

newborns Women can develop mental ill health for the first time during pregnancy, and pre-existing mental...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating recurrent non-infectious uveitis (TA590)

Evidence-based recommendations on fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant (Iluvien) for treating recurrent non-infectious uveitis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2019

Depression

Everything NICE has said on identifying, treating and managing depression in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

Everything NICE has said on investigating and managing dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2014 Last updated October 2019

Commentary - maternity and neonatal care

way that would have been unthinkable to our grandparents. This means that women and their partners have higher expectations about the...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Epilepsy

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing the epilepsies in adults and children in primary and secondary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2012 Last updated October 2019

More than one thousand neonatal admissions could be avoided per year by following NICE guidance

Regularly monitoring women who are pregnant with twins or triplets, to spot any possible complications, can lead to better outcomes for mothers and their babies, as highlighted in NICE’s impact report.

News Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019