Search results

  1. Supporting adult carers (NG150)

    This guideline covers support for adults (aged 18 and over) who provide unpaid care for anyone aged 16 or over with health or social care needs. It aims to improve the lives of carers by helping health and social care practitioners identify people who are caring for someone and give them the right information and support. It covers carers’ assessments, practical, emotional and social support and training, and support for carers providing end of life care.

  2. Safeguarding adults in care homes (NG189)

    This guideline covers keeping adults in care homes safe from abuse and neglect. It includes potential indicators of abuse and neglect by individuals or organisations, and covers the safeguarding process from when a concern is first identified through to section 42 safeguarding enquiries. There are recommendations on policy, training, and care home culture, to improve care home staff awareness of safeguarding and ensure people can report concerns when needed.

  3. Decision-making and mental capacity (NG108)

    This guideline covers decision-making in people 16 years and over who may lack capacity now or in the future. It aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so. It also helps practitioners to keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process.

  4. 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.

  5. Alcohol interventions in secondary and further education (NG135)

    This guideline covers interventions in secondary and further education to prevent and reduce alcohol use among children and young people aged 11 up to and including 18. It also covers people aged 11 to 25 with special educational needs or disabilities in full-time education. It will also be relevant to children aged 11 in year 6 of primary school.

  6. End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management (NG61)

    This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families in decisions about their care, and improve the support that is available to them throughout their lives.

  7. 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.

  8. Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers (NG97)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.

  9. 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.

  10. Trabectedin for the treatment of advanced soft tissue sarcoma (TA185)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trabectedin (Yondelis) for treating advanced soft tissue sarcoma (tumours/cancer)

  11. Drug-eluting stents for the treatment of coronary artery disease (TA152)

    Evidence-based recommendations on using drug-eluting stents in adults

  12. Lenalidomide for the treatment of multiple myeloma in people who have received at least 2 prior therapies (TA171)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) for treating multiple myeloma in adults who have had at least 2 prior therapies

  13. Trifluridine–tipiracil for treating metastatic gastric cancer or gastro-oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma after 2 or more therapies (TA669)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trifluridine–tipiracil (Lonsurf) for treating metastatic gastric cancer or gastro-oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma in adult

  14. Brigatinib for ALK-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer that has not been previously treated with an ALK inhibitor (TA670)

    Evidence-based recommendations on brigatinib (Alunbrig) for anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer that has not been

  15. Lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours (TA539)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide (Lutathera) for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in adults

  16. Eltrombopag for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (TA293)

    Evidence-based recommendations on eltrombopag (Revolade) for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (chronic ITP)

  17. Niraparib for maintenance treatment of advanced ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancer after response to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy (TA673)

    Evidence-based recommendations on niraparib for maintenance treatment of advanced (FIGO stages 3 and 4) high-grade epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Encorafenib plus cetuximab for previously treated BRAF V600E mutation-positive metastatic colorectal cancer (TA668)

    Evidence-based recommendations on encorafenib (Braftovi) plus cetuximab (Erbitux) for treating BRAF V600E mutation-positive metastatic colorectal cancer in

  21. Caplacizumab with plasma exchange and immunosuppression for treating acute acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TA667)

    Evidence-based recommendations on caplacizumab (Cablivi) with plasma exchange and immunosuppression for treating acute acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic

  22. Darolutamide with androgen deprivation therapy for treating hormone-relapsed non-metastatic prostate cancer (TA660)

    Evidence-based recommendations on darolutamide (Nubeqa) for treating hormone-relapsed prostate cancer in adults at high risk of developing metastatic disease

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (TA217)

    Evidence-based recommendations on donepezil (Aricept), galantamine (Reminyl), rivastigmine (Exelon) and memantine (Ebixa) for treating Alzheimer's disease

  26. Romiplostim for the treatment of chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (TA221)

    Evidence-based recommendations on romiplostim (Nplate) for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)

  27. Lenalidomide for treating myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality (TA322)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) for myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality

  28. Alemtuzumab for treating highly active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (TA312)

    Evidence-based recommendations on alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) for treating highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis in adults.

  29. Lusutrombopag for treating thrombocytopenia in people with chronic liver disease needing a planned invasive procedure (TA617)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lusutrombopag (Mulpleo) for severe thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease needing a planned invasive procedure