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.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose the condition and provide effective symptom management.
This quality standard covers the investigation and recognition of suspected cancer, and referral to specialist cancer services for adults, young people and children. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
This guideline covers interventions in the acute stage of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA). It offers the best clinical advice on the diagnosis and acute management of stroke and TIA in the 48 hours after onset of symptoms.
Advice on the use of IQoro for hiatus hernia to aid local decision making
Evidence-based recommendations on pirfenidone (Esbriet) for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in adults
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS by promoting effective management using dietary and lifestyle advice, pharmacological therapy and referral for psychological interventions.
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic insertion of a magnetic titanium ring for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) in adults
This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing cerebral palsy in children and young people from birth up to their 25th birthday. It aims to make sure they get the care and treatment they need for the developmental and clinical comorbidities associated with cerebral palsy, so that they can be as active and independent as possible.
This quality standard covers assessing and managing oesophago-gastric cancer in adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
This quality standard covers assessing, diagnosing and managing head and neck cancer, including cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
This quality standard covers managing osteoporosis in adults (aged 18 and over), including assessing risk and preventing fragility fractures. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Advice on the use of NaviCam for diagnosing gastrointestinal (GI) tract and small bowel conditions to aid local decision-making
Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women
Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women
This guideline covers assessing and diagnosing recent chest pain in people aged 18 and over and managing symptoms while a diagnosis is being made. It aims to improve outcomes by providing advice on tests (ECG, high-sensitivity troponin tests, multislice CT angiography, functional testing) that support healthcare professionals to make a speedy and accurate diagnosis.
Summary on the evidence on pitolisant for treating narcolepsy with or without cataplexy to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Summary of the evidence on adjuvant bisphosphonates for preventing recurrence or improving survival in people with early breast cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on eltrombopag (Revolade) for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (chronic ITP)
Summary of the evidence on liraglutide for managing obesity and overweight with risk factors in adults to inform local NHS planning and decision-making