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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

End of life care for adults (QS13)

This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) who are approaching the end of their life. This includes people who are likely to die within 12 months, people with advanced, progressive, incurable conditions and people with life-threatening acute conditions. It also covers support for their families and carers. It includes care provided by health and social care staff in all settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published November 2011 Last updated March 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management (NG118)

This guideline covers assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones. It aims to improve the detection, clearance and prevention of stones, so reducing pain and anxiety, and improving quality of life.

NICE guideline Published January 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

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

Helping to prevent pressure ulcers

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

Published May 2019 Last updated May 2019

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

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

Quality improvement resource for adult social care

NICE quality improvement resource (QIR) for adult social care

Published October 2019 Last updated October 2019

Cannabis-based medicinal products (NG144)

This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Supporting adult carers

Everything NICE has said on supporting adults carers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2020

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

Gastrointestinal cancers

Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated January 2020

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.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

Acute kidney injury: prevention, detection and management (NG148)

This guideline covers preventing, detecting and managing acute kidney injury in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve assessment and detection by non-specialists, and specifies when people should be referred to specialist services. This will improve early recognition and treatment, and reduce the risk of complications in people with acute kidney injury.

NICE guideline Published December 2019

End of life care for adults: service delivery (NG142)

This guideline covers organising and delivering end of life care services, which provide care and support in the final weeks and months of life (or for some conditions, years), and the planning and preparation for this. It aims to ensure that people have access to the care that they want and need in all care settings. It also includes advice on services for carers.

NICE guideline Published October 2019

Pancreatitis

Everything NICE has said on pancreatitis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2018

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

Making decisions using NICE guidelines

Using our guidelines to help people make decisions about their care

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

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 (NG104)

This guideline covers managing acute and chronic pancreatitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people have the right treatment and follow-up, and get timely information and support after diagnosis.

NICE guideline Published September 2018

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

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

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

Respiratory conditions

Everything NICE has said on respiratory conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated October 2019

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

Thyroid disease

Everything NICE has said on thyroid disease in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2019 Last updated January 2020

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

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

Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral (NG127)

This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation.

NICE guideline Published May 2019 Last updated July 2019

Renal replacement therapy and conservative management (NG107)

This guideline covers renal replacement therapy (dialysis and transplantation) and conservative management for people with chronic kidney disease stages 4 and 5. It aims to improve quality of life by making recommendations on planning, starting and switching treatments, and coordinating care.

NICE guideline Published October 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

Kidney conditions

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

NICE Pathway Published May 2015 Last updated May 2018

Fractures (complex): assessment and management (NG37)

This guideline covers assessing and managing pelvic fractures, open fractures and severe ankle fractures (known as pilon fractures and intra-articular distal tibia fractures) in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It aims to reduce deaths and long-term health problems by improving the quality of emergency and urgent care.

NICE guideline Published February 2016 Last updated November 2017

Oesophago-gastric cancer: assessment and management in adults (NG83)

This guideline covers assessing and managing oesophago-gastric cancer in adults, including radical and palliative treatment and nutritional support. It aims to reduce variation in practice through better organisation of care and support, and improve quality of life and survival by giving advice on the most suitable treatments depending on cancer type, stage and location.

NICE guideline Published January 2018

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

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