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Head injury: assessment and early management (CG176)

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of head injury in children, young people and adults. It promotes effective clinical assessment so that people receive the right care for the severity of their head injury, including referral directly to specialist care if needed.

Clinical guideline Published January 2014 Last updated September 2019

Prostate cancer (QS91)

This quality standard covers managing prostate cancer in people referred to secondary care or having follow-up for prostate cancer in primary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015 Last updated May 2019

Helping to prevent pressure ulcers

A quick guide to preventing pressure ulcers for managers of care homes

Published May 2019 Last updated May 2019

Quality improvement resource for adult social care

NICE quality improvement resource (QIR) for adult social care

Published October 2019 Last updated October 2019

Home care for older people

Everything NICE has said on planning and delivering home care for older people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2015 Last updated March 2018

Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs (QS136)

This quality standard covers admissions into, and discharge from, inpatient hospital settings for adults (aged 18 years and over) with social care needs. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not cover inpatient mental health settings, which will be covered by a quality standard on transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings.

Quality standard Published December 2016

Domestic violence and abuse

Everything NICE has said on identifying, preventing and reducing domestic violence and abuse in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2014 Last updated August 2017

Child maltreatment: when to suspect maltreatment in under 18s (CG89)

This guideline covers the signs of possible child maltreatment in children and young people aged under 18 years. It aims to raise awareness and help health professionals who are not child protection specialists to identify the features of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect and fabricated or induced illness.

Clinical guideline Published July 2009 Last updated October 2017

Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions (NG64)

This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. It aims to prevent or delay harmful use of drugs in children, young people and adults who are most likely to start using drugs or who are already experimenting or using drugs occasionally.

NICE guideline Published February 2017

Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities (NG96)

This guideline covers care and support for adults with learning disabilities as they grow older. It covers identifying changing needs, planning for the future, and delivering services including health, social care and housing. It aims to support people to access the services they need as they get older.

NICE guideline Published April 2018

Self-harm

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing self-harm in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019

Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community (NG67)

This guideline covers medicines support for adults (aged 18 and over) who are receiving social care in the community. It aims to ensure that people who receive social care are supported to take and look after their medicines effectively and safely at home. It gives advice on assessing if people need help with managing their medicines, who should provide medicines support and how health and social care staff should work together.

NICE guideline Published March 2017

Child abuse and neglect (QS179)

This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and responding to abuse and neglect of children and young people under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse. This quality standard describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2019

Child abuse and neglect

Everything NICE has said on child abuse and neglect in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2017 Last updated July 2019

Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery (NG93)

This guideline covers services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or autism and a learning disability) and behaviour that challenges. It aims to promote a lifelong approach to supporting people and their families and carers, focusing on prevention and early intervention and minimising inpatient admissions.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

Mental health of adults in contact with the criminal justice system (NG66)

This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing mental health problems in adults (aged 18 and over) who are in contact with the criminal justice system. It aims to improve mental health and wellbeing in this population by establishing principles for assessment and management, and promoting more coordinated care planning and service organisation across the criminal justice system.

NICE guideline Published March 2017

Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people

Everything NICE has said on harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people (under 18s or under 25s with special educational needs or a disability) in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published September 2016 Last updated October 2019

Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges

Everything NICE has said on services, prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2015 Last updated October 2019

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.

NICE guideline Published February 2018

Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis

Everything NICE has said on infective endocarditis antimicrobial prophylaxis for people having interventional procedures in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated October 2017

Child abuse and neglect (NG76)

This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse, and neglect. The guideline aims to help anyone whose work brings them into contact with children and young people to spot signs of abuse and neglect and to know how to respond. It also supports practitioners who carry out assessments and provide early help and interventions to children, young people, parents and carers.

NICE guideline Published October 2017

Colonoscopic surveillance

Everything NICE has said on colonoscopic surveillance for people with inflammatory bowel disease or adenomas in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated May 2019

Hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease

Everything NICE has said on managing hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2013 Last updated July 2017

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues such as employment and housing.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Opioids for pain relief in palliative care

Everything NICE has said on prescribing strong opioids in adults with advanced and progressive disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2012 Last updated June 2017

Cardiovascular disease: identifying and supporting people most at risk of dying early

Everything NICE has said on identifying and supporting people most at risk of dying early due to cardiovascular disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2017 Last updated August 2017

Cervical cancer

Everything NICE has said on screening and managing cervical cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated April 2018

Anaemia management in people with chronic kidney disease

Everything NICE has said on managing anaemia in people with chronic kidney disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated July 2017

Metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated July 2018

Gastrointestinal cancers

Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated February 2018

Barrett's oesophagus

Everything NICE has said on treating adults with Barrett's oesophagus who have high-grade dysplasia or early intramucosal cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2012 Last updated April 2019

Pancreatitis

Everything NICE has said on pancreatitis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2018

Preoperative tests

Everything NICE has said on routine preoperative tests for people over 16 having elective surgery in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated October 2018

Managing medicines for people receiving social care in the community

Everything NICE has said on policies and processes for managing medicines for people receiving social care in the community in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2017 Last updated July 2018

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management (CG185)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression) in children, young people and adults. The recommendations apply to bipolar I, bipolar II, mixed affective and rapid cycling disorders. It aims to improve access to treatment and quality of life in people with bipolar disorder.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014 Last updated April 2018

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

Osteoporosis: assessing the risk of fragility fracture (CG146)

This guideline covers assessing the risk of fragility fracture in people aged 18 and over with osteoporosis. It aims to provide guidance on the selection and use of risk assessment tools in the care of adults at risk of fragility fractures in all NHS settings.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012 Last updated February 2017

Respiratory conditions

Everything NICE has said on respiratory conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated October 2019

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated December 2018

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

Blood and immune system conditions

Everything NICE has said on blood and immune system conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2014 Last updated October 2019

Prostatitis – antimicrobial prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for acute prostatitis in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published October 2018 Last updated September 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

Chronic fatigue syndrome myalgic encephalomyelitis

Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing and managing chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated April 2018

Kidney conditions

Everything NICE has said on kidney (renal) conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2015 Last updated May 2018

Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management (NG98)

This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties, managing earwax and referring people for audiological or specialist assessment and management.

NICE guideline Published June 2018

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NG1)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people (under 18s). It aims to raise awareness of symptoms that need investigating and treating, and to reassure parents and carers that regurgitation is common in infants under 1 year.

NICE guideline Published January 2015 Last updated October 2019

Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management (CG191)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults. It aims to improve accurate assessment and diagnosis of pneumonia to help guide antibiotic prescribing and ensure that people receive the right treatment.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated September 2019

Neurological conditions

Everything NICE has said on neurological conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated August 2019

Liver cancers

Everything NICE has said on liver and bile duct cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated October 2019