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Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

The evidence on cardiac contractility modulation device implantation for heart failure raises no major safety concerns. However, the evidence on efficacy is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG655 Question The evidence on cardiac contractility modulation device implantation for heart failure raises no major

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of low-energy contact X‑ray brachytherapy (the Papillon technique) for locally advanced rectal cancer is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG659/1 Question Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of low-energy contact X‑ray brachytherapy (the Papillon

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of implant insertion for prominent ears is inadequate in quality and quantity. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG660/1 Question Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of implant insertion for prominent ears is inadequate in

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Evidence on the safety and efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound for glaucoma is inadequate in quality and quantity. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG661/1 Question Evidence on the safety and efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound for glaucoma is inadequate

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of bronchoscopic thermal vapour ablation for upper-lobe emphysema is inadequate in quantity and quality. Therefore the procedure should only be used in the context of research.

Recommendation ID IPG652/1 Question Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of bronchoscopic thermal vapour ablation for upper-lobe

Research recommendation Published November 2019

Surgical Site Infection in Orthopaedic Services

Shared learning Published January 2014

Appeal panel membership

Non-executive directors Tim Irish Vice Chair View profile Tim has worked in the life sciences industry for 30 years. His career has spanned global

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Public Board meetings

View board meeting minutes and agendas and papers

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

European health technology assessment and regulatory concurrent advice

Our European health technology assessment and regulatory concurrent advice service is designed to provide scientific advice from NICE within similar...

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (MIB197)

Advice on the use of Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (SSI) to aid local decision making

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2019

Board

Down to Non-executive directors Executive directors Directors Non-executive directors Sir David HaslamChair View profile Sir David

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Committee D members

Find out more about NICE technology appraisals advisory committee D members

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Supporting NICE hypertension guidance

Shared learning Published January 2012

Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee

Advises NICE on the formulation of its guidance on the safety and efficacy of interventional procedures.

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Systematic case finding of people with hypertension

Shared learning Published February 2018

Implementing NICE Guidelines to reduce inequalities and improve the healthy life expectancy of the population of Dudley – Optimising Hypertension management in Dudley

In Dudley over the last 15 years we have used a variety of engagement strategies to work with primary care clinicians to address the premature mortality from hypertension related diseases

Shared learning Published December 2017

Embedding NICE guidance into GPSOC clinical systems

Shared learning Published January 2017

Management of Hypertension in Pregnancy

Shared learning Published December 2016

Social care

A quick guide to NICE resources for social care

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Topic selection

How we select the subjects for development into information, advice and guidance

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Jobs

Jobs at NICE. Includes current vacancies, roles, location and salary information.

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

NICE technology appraisal guidance

Technology appraisals are recommendations on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of medicines and treatments in the NHS.

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Rucaparib for maintenance treatment of relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer (TA611)

Evidence-based recommendations on rucaparib (Rubraca) for relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer that has responded to

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2019

Pentosan polysulfate sodium for treating bladder pain syndrome (TA610)

Evidence-based recommendations on pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron) for bladder pain syndrome in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2019