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  1. Suspected cancer: recognition and referral (NG12)

    This guideline covers identifying children, young people and adults with symptoms that could be caused by cancer. It outlines appropriate investigations in primary care, and selection of people to refer for a specialist opinion. It aims to help people understand what to expect if they have symptoms that may suggest cancer.

  2. Rehabilitation for adults with complex psychosis (NG181)

    This guideline covers mental health rehabilitation for adults with complex psychosis. It aims to ensure people can have rehabilitation when they need it and promotes a positive approach to long-term recovery. It includes recommendations on organising rehabilitation services, assessment and care planning, delivering programmes and interventions, and meeting people’s physical healthcare needs.

  3. Perioperative care in adults (NG180)

    This guideline covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) having elective or emergency surgery, including dental surgery. It covers all phases of perioperative care, from the time people are booked for surgery until they are discharged afterward. The guideline includes recommendations on preparing for surgery, keeping people safe during surgery and pain relief during recovery.

  4. Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (NG59)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing low back pain and sciatica in people aged 16 and over. It outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life. The guideline aims to improve people’s quality of life by promoting the most effective forms of care for low back pain and sciatica.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Anaphylaxis: assessment and referral after emergency treatment (CG134)

    This guideline covers assessment and referral for anaphylaxis. It aims to improve the quality of care for people with suspected anaphylaxis by detailing the assessments that are needed and recommending referral to specialist allergy services.

  8. Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management (NG100)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people with rheumatoid arthritis have the right treatment to slow the progression of their condition and control their symptoms. People should also have rapid access to specialist care if their condition suddenly worsens.

  9. COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing symptoms (including at the end of life) in the community (NG163)

    The purpose of this guideline is to provide recommendations for managing COVID-19 symptoms for patients in the community, including at the end of life. It also includes recommendations about managing medicines for these patients, and protecting staff from infection.

  10. COVID-19 rapid guideline: children and young people who are immunocompromised (NG174)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of children and young people who are immunocompromised during the COVID-19 pandemic. It also aims to protect staff from infection and enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

  11. COVID-19 rapid guideline: gastrointestinal and liver conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response (NG172)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of children and adults who have gastrointestinal or liver conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response during the COVID 19 pandemic. It also aims to protect staff from infection and enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

  12. COVID-19 rapid guideline: dialysis service delivery (NG160)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients on dialysis, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable dialysis services to make the best use of NHS resources and match the capacity of dialysis services to patient needs if these become limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  13. COVID-19 rapid guideline: cystic fibrosis (NG170)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients with cystic fibrosis and make the best use of NHS resources, while protecting staff from infection.

  14. COVID-19 rapid guideline: critical care in adults (NG159)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients who need critical care during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

  15. COVID-19 rapid guideline: antibiotics for pneumonia in adults in hospital (NG173)

    The purpose of this guideline is to ensure the best antibiotic management of suspected or confirmed bacterial pneumonia in adults in hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes people presenting to hospital with moderate to severe community-acquired pneumonia and people who develop pneumonia while in hospital. It will enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

  16. COVID 19 rapid guideline: renal transplantation (NG178)

    This guideline covers children, young people and adults who need or who have had a kidney transplant, and people who are donating a kidney (live donors). It also advises transplant and referring centres on how to run their services, while keeping them safe for patients, donors and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kidney transplants improve life expectancy and quality of life, and cost less than dialysis in the long term, so providing effective and safe services will benefit patients and make the best use of resources.

  17. Insect bites and stings: antimicrobial prescribing (NG182)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for insect and spider bites and stings in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over, including those that occurred while travelling outside the UK. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  18. Behaviour change: digital and mobile health interventions (NG183)

    This guideline covers interventions that use a digital or mobile platform to help people eat more healthily, become more active, stop smoking, reduce their alcohol intake or practise safer sex. The interventions include those delivered by text message, apps, wearable devices or the internet. The guideline only includes those that are delivered by the technology itself and not by healthcare professionals using technology to deliver interventions.

  19. Treosulfan with fludarabine for malignant disease before allogeneic stem cell transplant (TA640)

    Evidence-based recommendations on treosulfan (Trecondi) with fludarabine for conditioning treatment before allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant for

  20. Avelumab with axitinib for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma (TA645)

    Evidence-based recommendations on avelumab (Bavencio) with axitinib (Inlyta) for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults

  21. Brentuximab vedotin in combination for untreated systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (TA641)

    Evidence-based recommendations on brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and prednisone for untreated systemic anaplastic large cell

  22. Gilteritinib for treating relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukaemia (TA642)

    Evidence-based recommendations on gilteritinib (Xospata) for relapsed or refractory FLT3-mutation-positive acute myeloid leukaemia in adults

  23. Entrectinib for treating ROS1-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA643)

    Evidence-based recommendations on entrectinib (Rozlytrek) for ROS1-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults who have not had ROS1

  24. Entrectinib for treating NTRK fusion-positive solid tumours (TA644)

    Evidence-based recommendations on entrectinib (Rozlytrek) for treating neurotrophic tyrosine receptor kinase (NTRK) fusion-positive solid tumours in adults and

  25. Polatuzumab vedotin with rituximab and bendamustine for treating relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (TA649)

    Evidence-based recommendations on polatuzumab vedotin (Polivy) with rituximab and bendamustine for treating relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

  26. Pembrolizumab with axitinib for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma (TA650)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) with axitinib (Inlyta) for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults

  27. Nivolumab for advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after chemotherapy (TA655)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer in adults after chemotherapy

  28. Osimertinib for treating EGFR T790M mutation-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA653)

    Evidence-based recommendations on osimertinib (Tagrisso) for treating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) T790M mutation-positive locally advanced or

  29. Osimertinib for untreated EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA654)

    Evidence-based recommendations on osimertinib (Tagrisso) for untreated locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation-positive