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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. High-sensitivity troponin tests for the early rule out of NSTEMI (DG40)

    Evidence-based recommendations on high-sensitivity troponin tests for the early rule out of NSTEMI (non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction)

  8. Implantable cardiac monitors to detect atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke (DG41)

    Evidence-based recommendations on implantable cardiac monitors to detect atrial fibrillation after cryptogenic stroke

  9. QAngio XA 3D QFR and CAAS vFFR imaging software for assessing coronary stenosis during invasive coronary angiography (DG43)

    Evidence-based recommendations on QAngio XA 3D QFR and CAAS vFFR imaging software for assessing coronary stenosis during invasive coronary angiography

  10. Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a sore throat (DG38)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people aged 5 and over with a sore throat

  11. Tests to help assess risk of acute kidney injury for people being considered for critical care admission (ARCHITECT and Alinity i Urine NGAL assays, BioPorto NGAL test and NephroCheck test) (DG39)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tests to help assess risk of acute kidney injury for people being considered for critical care admission. The tests are the

  12. Tumour profiling tests to guide adjuvant chemotherapy decisions in early breast cancer (DG34)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tumour profiling tests to guide adjuvant chemotherapy decisions for people with early breast cancer. The tests are EndoPredict

  13. Lead-I ECG devices for detecting symptomatic atrial fibrillation using single time point testing in primary care (DG35)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lead-I electrocardiogram (ECG) devices (imPulse, Kardia Mobile, MyDiagnostick and Zenicor-ECG) for detecting symptomatic

  14. Therapeutic monitoring of TNF-alpha inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis (DG36)

    Evidence-based recommendations on enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) tests for therapeutic monitoring of tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitors in

  15. Point-of-care creatinine devices to assess kidney function before CT imaging with intravenous contrast (DG37)

    Evidence-based recommendations on point-of-care creatinine devices to assess kidney function before CT imaging with intravenous contrast. The tests are

  16. 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)

  17. Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (TA249)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in adults with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

  18. Rivaroxaban for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in people with atrial fibrillation (TA256)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in adults with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

  19. 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

  20. Pembrolizumab for untreated metastatic or unresectable recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (TA661)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for untreated metastatic or unresectable recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) in a

  21. Venetoclax with obinutuzumab for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA663)

    Evidence-based recommendations on venetoclax (Venclyxto) with obinutuzumab for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in adults

  22. Liraglutide for managing overweight and obesity (TA664)

    Evidence-based recommendations on liraglutide (Saxenda) for managing overweight and obesity alongside a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity in

  23. Atezolizumab with bevacizumab for treating advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (TA666)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) with bevacizumab (Avastin) for treating advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in adults

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. Pembrolizumab with pemetrexed and platinum chemotherapy for untreated, metastatic, non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA683)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) with pemetrexed and platinum chemotherapy for untreated, metastatic, non-squamous non-small-cell lung

  27. Nivolumab for adjuvant treatment of completely resected melanoma with lymph node involvement or metastatic disease (TA684)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for adjuvant treatment of completely resected melanoma with lymph node involvement or metastatic disease in

  28. Ribociclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (TA687)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ribociclib (Kisqali) for treating hormone receptor-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, locally

  29. Selective internal radiation therapies for treating hepatocellular carcinoma (TA688)

    Evidence-based recommendations on selective internal radiation therapies SIR-Spheres (Sirtex), TheraSphere (BTG) and QuiremSphere (Quirem Medical) for treating

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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