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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Child abuse and neglect (NG76)

    This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse, and neglect. The guideline aims to help anyone whose work brings them into contact with children and young people to spot signs of abuse and neglect and to know how to respond. It also supports practitioners who carry out assessments and provide early help and interventions to children, young people, parents and carers.

  4. Intermediate care including reablement (NG74)

    This guideline covers referral and assessment for intermediate care and how to deliver the service. Intermediate care is a multidisciplinary service that helps people to be as independent as possible. It provides support and rehabilitation to people at risk of hospital admission or who have been in hospital. It aims to ensure people transfer from hospital to the community in a timely way and to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospitals and residential care.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Cystic fibrosis: diagnosis and management (NG78)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis. It specifies how to monitor the condition and manage the symptoms to improve quality of life. There are also detailed recommendations on treating the most common infections in people with cystic fibrosis.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Obesity: working with local communities (PH42)

    This guideline covers how local communities, with support from local organisations and networks, can help prevent people from becoming overweight or obese or help them lose weight. It aims to support sustainable and community-wide action to achieve this.

  14. Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (NG103)

    This guideline covers how to increase uptake of the free flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes ways to increase awareness and how to use all opportunities in primary and secondary care to identify people who should be encouraged to have the vaccination.

  15. Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing (NG102)

    This guideline covers how community pharmacies can help maintain and improve people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, including people with a long-term condition. It aims to encourage more people to use community pharmacies by integrating them within existing health and care pathways and ensuring they offer standard services and a consistent approach. It requires a collaborative approach from individual pharmacies and their representatives, local authorities and other commissioners.

  16. Workplace health: long-term sickness absence and capability to work (NG146)

    This guideline covers how to help people return to work after long-term sickness absence, reduce recurring sickness absence, and help prevent people moving from short-term to long-term sickness absence.

  17. Stop smoking interventions and services (NG92)

    This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12. It aims to ensure that everyone who smokes is advised and encouraged to stop and given the support they need. It emphasises the importance of targeting vulnerable groups who find smoking cessation hard or who smoke a lot.

  18. Physical activity and the environment (NG90)

    This guideline covers how to improve the physical environment to encourage and support physical activity. The aim is to increase the general population’s physical activity levels.

  19. Vitamin D: supplement use in specific population groups (PH56)

    This guideline covers vitamin D supplement use. It aims to prevent vitamin D deficiency among specific population groups including infants and children aged under 4, pregnant and breastfeeding women, particularly teenagers and young women, people over 65, people who have low or no exposure to the sun and people with darker skin.

  20. Immunisations: reducing differences in uptake in under 19s (PH21)

    This guideline covers increasing immunisation uptake among children and young people aged under 19 years in groups and settings where immunisation coverage is low. It aims to improve access to immunisation services and increase timely immunisation of children and young people. It also aims to ensure babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B are immunised.

  21. Type 2 diabetes: prevention in people at high risk (PH38)

    This guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes. It aims to remind practitioners that age is no barrier to being at high risk of, or developing, the condition. It also aims to help them provide those at high risk with an effective and appropriate intensive lifestyle-change programme to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. The recommendations in this guideline can be used alongside the NHS Health Check programme .

  22. Inotuzumab ozogamicin for treating relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (TA541)

    Evidence-based recommendations on inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa) for relapsed/refractory CD22-positive B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

  23. Pembrolizumab for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma (TA540)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) in adults

  24. Ixekizumab for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs (TA537)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ixekizumab (Taltz) for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs in adults

  25. Lenvatinib and sorafenib for treating differentiated thyroid cancer after radioactive iodine (TA535)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenvatinib (Lenvima) and sorafenib (Nexavar) for differentiated thyroid cancer in adults who have had radioactive iodine

  26. Nivolumab for treating locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA530)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-containing chemotherapy

  27. Crizotinib for treating ROS1-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA529)

    Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for treating ROS1-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

  28. Niraparib for maintenance treatment of relapsed, platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancer (TA528)

    Evidence-based recommendations on niraparib (Zejula) for the possible treatment of ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer in adults

  29. Beta interferons and glatiramer acetate for treating multiple sclerosis (TA527)

    Evidence-based recommendations on beta interferons (Avonex, Betaferon, Extavia, Rebif) and glatiramer acetate (Copaxone) for treating multiple sclerosis in

  30. Atezolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA525)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for previously treated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

  31. Encorafenib with binimetinib for unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma (TA562)

    Evidence-based recommendations on encorafenib (Braftovi) with binimetinib (Mektovi) for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma

  32. Venetoclax with rituximab for previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA561)

    Evidence-based recommendations on venetoclax (Venclyxto) with rituximab for previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in adults

  33. Axicabtagene ciloleucel for treating diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma after 2 or more systemic therapies (TA559)

    Evidence-based recommendations on axicabtagene ciloleucel (Yescarta) for treating diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma

  34. Nivolumab for adjuvant treatment of completely resected melanoma with lymph node involvement or metastatic disease (TA558)

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

  35. Pembrolizumab with pemetrexed and platinum chemotherapy for untreated, metastatic, non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA557)

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

  36. Darvadstrocel for treating complex perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease (TA556)

    Evidence-based recommendations on darvadstrocel (Alofisel; stem-cell treatment) for complex perianal fistulas with mildly or non-active luminal Crohn’s disease

  37. Regorafenib for previously treated advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (TA555)

    Evidence-based recommendations on regorafenib (Stivarga) for treating advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) in adults who have had sorafenib

  38. Tisagenlecleucel for treating relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in people aged up to 25 years (TA554)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tisagenlecleucel therapy (Kymriah) for relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in people aged up 25 years

  39. Pembrolizumab for adjuvant treatment of resected melanoma with high risk of recurrence (TA553)

    Evidence-based recommendation on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for adjuvant treatment of completely resected stage III melanoma with lymph node involvement in adults