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  1. COVID-19 rapid guideline: dermatological conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response (NG169)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of children and adults who have dermatological conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response during the COVID-19 pandemic. It also aims to protect staff from infection and enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

  2. COVID-19 rapid guideline: gastrointestinal and liver conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response (NG172)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of children and adults who have gastrointestinal or liver conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response during the COVID 19 pandemic. It also aims to protect staff from infection and enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

  3. COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing COVID-19 (NG191)

    This guideline covers the management of COVID-19 for children, young people and adults in all care settings. It brings together our existing recommendations on managing COVID-19 so that healthcare staff and those planning and delivering services can find and use them more easily. The guideline includes new recommendations on therapeutics, and we will update the guideline further as new evidence emerges.

  4. Chronic pain (primary and secondary) in over 16s: assessment of all chronic pain and management of chronic primary pain (NG193)

    This guideline covers assessing all chronic pain (chronic primary pain, chronic secondary pain, or both) and managing chronic primary pain in people aged 16 years and over. Chronic primary pain is pain with no clear underlying cause, or pain (or its impact) that is out of proportion to any observable injury or disease.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Caesarean birth (NG192)

    This guideline covers when to offer caesarean birth, discussion of caesarean birth, procedural aspects of the operation, and care after caesarean birth. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are thinking about having a caesarean birth or have had a previous caesarean birth and are pregnant again.

  8. COVID-19 rapid guideline: rheumatological autoimmune, inflammatory and metabolic bone disorders (NG167)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of children and adults with rheumatological autoimmune, inflammatory and metabolic bone disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. It also enables services to make the best use of NHS resources.

  9. Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management (NG80)

    This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It does not cover managing severe asthma or acute asthma attacks.

  10. Cannabis-based medicinal products (NG144)

    This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Lenalidomide maintenance treatment after an autologous stem cell transplant for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (TA680)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) for maintenance treatment after an autologous stem cell transplant for newly diagnosed multiple

  15. Atopic eczema in under 12s: diagnosis and management (CG57)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atopic eczema in children under 12. It aims to improve care for children with atopic eczema by making detailed recommendations on treatment and specialist referral. The guideline also explains how healthcare professionals should assess the effect eczema has on quality of life, in addition to its physical severity.

  16. Secondary bacterial infection of eczema and other common skin conditions: antimicrobial prescribing (NG190)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for secondary bacterial infection of eczema and covers infection of other common skin conditions. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The recommendations are for adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over. They do not cover diagnosis.

  17. 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.

  18. Dapagliflozin for treating chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (TA679)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) for symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction in adults

  19. Autologous anti-CD19-transduced CD3+ cells for treating relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (TA677)

    Evidence-based recommendations on autologous anti-CD19-transduced CD3+ cells for treating relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma in adults who have

  20. 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

  21. COVID-19 rapid guideline: delivery of radiotherapy (NG162)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients who need radiotherapy and make the best use of NHS resources, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to match the capacity for radiotherapy to patient needs if services become limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  22. COVID-19 rapid guideline: delivery of systemic anticancer treatments (NG161)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients with cancer and make the best use of NHS resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to match the capacity for cancer treatment to patient needs if services become limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  23. COVID-19 rapid guideline: haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (NG164)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients who need haemopoietic stem cell transplantation and make the best use of NHS resources, while protecting staff from infection.

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

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

  25. Suspected cancer: recognition and referral (NG12)

    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.

  26. Brain tumours (primary) and brain metastases in adults (NG99)

    This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing any type of primary brain tumour or brain metastases in people aged 16 or over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care, including standardising the care people have, how information and support are provided, and palliative care.

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19 (NG188)

    This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing the long-term effects of COVID-19, often described as ‘long COVID’. It makes recommendations about care in all healthcare settings for adults, children and young people who have new or ongoing symptoms 4 weeks or more after the start of acute COVID-19. It also includes advice on organising services for long COVID.

  31. COVID-19 rapid guideline: vitamin D (NG187)

    This guideline covers vitamin D use in the context of COVID-19. It is for adults, young people and children in hospitals and community settings. Vitamin D is important for bone and muscle health. It may also have a role in the body's immune response to respiratory viruses.

  32. Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period (NG3)

    This guideline covers managing diabetes and its complications in women who are planning pregnancy or are already pregnant. It aims to improve the diagnosis of gestational diabetes and help women with diabetes to self-manage their blood glucose levels before and during pregnancy.

  33. Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NG18)

    This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people aged under 18. The guideline recommends how to support children and young people and their families and carers to maintain tight control of blood glucose to reduce the long-term risks associated with diabetes.