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MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection (MIB195)

Advice on the use of MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2019

superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions (MIB194)

Advice on the use of superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published October 2019

Endo-SPONGE for colorectal anastomotic leakage (MIB188)

Advice on the use of Endo-SPONGE for colorectal anastomotic leakage to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2019

Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety (MIB193)

Advice on the use of Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

Safer insulin prescribing (KTT20)

KTT20 Safer insulin prescribing Key points Several new insulin products have been launched

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities (KTT12)

KTT12 Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities Key points The NICE

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Multimorbidity and polypharmacy (KTT18)

KTT18 Multimorbidity and polypharmacy Key points Multimorbidity is associated with

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Asthma: medicines safety priorities (KTT5)

KTT5 Asthma: medicines safety priorities Key points Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics (KTT9)

KTT9 Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics Key points Antimicrobial resistance

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) (KTT16)

KTT16 Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated September 2019

Lipid-modifying drugs (KTT3)

KTT3 Lipid-modifying drugs Key points The NICE guideline on cardiovascular disease:

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Antipsychotics in people living with dementia (KTT7)

KTT7 Antipsychotics in people living with dementia Key points The risks and limited

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Wound care products (KTT14)

KTT14 Wound care products Key points A large number of wound dressings are available

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Acute kidney injury (AKI): use of medicines in people with or at increased risk of AKI (KTT17)

KTT17 Acute kidney injury (AKI): use of medicines in people with or at increased risk of AKI Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2016 Last updated September 2019

Hypnotics (KTT6)

KTT6 Hypnotics Key points The risks associated with hypnotics (including melatonin)

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated September 2019

Medicines optimisation in chronic pain (KTT21)

KTT21 Medicines optimisation in chronic pain Key points Controlling chronic pain can

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges (KTT19)

KTT19 Psychotropic medicines in people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2017 Last updated September 2019

Chemotherapy dose standardisation (KTT22)

KTT22 Chemotherapy dose standardisation Key points Chemotherapy dose standardisation

Key therapeutic topic Published February 2018 Last updated September 2019

The V.A.C. Veraflo Therapy system for infected wounds (MIB189)

Advice on the use of the V.A.C. Veraflo Therapy system for infected wounds to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

InterDry for intertrigo (MIB192)

Advice on the use of InterDry for intertrigo (inflammatory skin rash) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

UroShield for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (MIB191)

Advice on the use of UroShield for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

SuperNO2VA for the relief of upper airway obstruction in people with obstructive sleep apnoea (MIB190)

Advice on the use of SuperNO2VA for the relief of upper airway obstruction in people with obstructive sleep apnoea to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published September 2019

Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide (KTT24)

KTT24 Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide Key points

Key therapeutic topic Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

Shared decision making (KTT23)

KTT23 Shared decision making Key points In the context of medicines optimisation, shared

Key therapeutic topic Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

The proportion of people who have had or are having a stroke who are admitted to an acute stroke unit within 4 hours of arrival to hospital

The proportion of people who have had or are having a stroke who are admitted to an acute stroke unit within 4 hours of arrival to hospital

CCG indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients diagnosed with hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2009) who are given lifestyle advice in the preceding 12 months for: smoking cessation, safe alcohol consumption and healthy diet

The percentage of patients diagnosed with hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2009) who are given lifestyle advice in the preceding 12 months...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/90 mmHg or less

The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients aged 80 years and over with hypertension in whom the last recorded blood pressure (measured in the preceding 9 months) is 150/90 or less

The percentage of patients aged 80 years and over with hypertension in whom the last recorded blood pressure (measured in the preceding 9 months) is...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/90 mmHg or less

The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months)...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with stroke or TIA in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/90 mmHg or less

The percentage of patients aged 79 or under with stroke or TIA in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/90

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with COPD with a record of FEV1 in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with COPD with a record of FEV1 in the preceding 12 months (Inherited) Subject(s): Chronic obstructive

QOF indicator Published July 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of a test for haematuria in the three months before or after the date of entry to the hypertension register.

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of a test for haematuria in

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of a 12 lead ECG performed in the three months before or after the date of entry to the hypertension register

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of a 12 lead ECG performed...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of urinary albumin: creatinine ratio test in the three months before or after the date of entry to the hypertension register

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension in the preceding 1st April to 31st March who have a record of urinary albumin:...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD or asthma, whose notes record smoking status in the preceding 12 months

The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD or...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) which has been confirmed by ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) or home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) in the three months before entering on to the register

The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of hypertension (diagnosed on or after 1 April 2014) which has been confirmed by ambulatory blood...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The proportion of people who have had an acute stroke who receive thrombolysis for stroke

The proportion of people who have had an acute stroke who receive thrombolysis for stroke Subject(s): Stroke and ischaemic attack

CCG indicator Published August 2019

The proportion of patients who have had an acute stroke who spend 90% or more of their stay on a stroke unit

The proportion of patients who have had an acute stroke who spend 90% or more of their stay on a stroke unit Subject(s): Stroke and

CCG indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 12 months

The percentage of patients with any or any combination of the following conditions: CHD, PAD, stroke or TIA, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, CKD, asthma

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with a stroke shown to be non-haemorrhagic, or a history of TIA, who have a record in the preceding 12 months that an anti-platelet agent, or an anti-coagulant is being taken (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with a stroke shown to be non-haemorrhagic, or a history of TIA, who have a record in the preceding 12 months that an...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with diabetes without moderate or severe frailty, on the register, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 140/80 mmHg or less

The percentage of patients with diabetes without moderate or severe frailty, on the register, in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients with very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a record of oxygen saturation value within the preceding 12 months

The percentage of patients with very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a record of oxygen saturation value within the preceding

QOF indicator Published July 2019

The percentage of patients aged 80 years or over with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less.

The percentage of patients aged 80 years or over with peripheral arterial disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients aged 80 years or over with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less.

The percentage of patients aged 80 years or over with coronary heart disease in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12...

QOF indicator Published August 2019

The percentage of patients aged 80 years and over with a history of stroke or TIA in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding 12 months) is 150/90 mmHg or less

The percentage of patients aged 80 years and over with a history of stroke or TIA in whom the last blood pressure reading (measured in the preceding...

QOF indicator Published August 2019