This guideline covers care for people with a family history of breast, ovarian or another related (prostate or pancreatic) cancer. It aims to improve the long-term health of these families by describing strategies to reduce the risk of and promote early detection of breast cancer (including genetic testing and mammography). It also includes advice on treatments (tamoxifen, raloxifene) and surgery (mastectomy).
Summary of the evidence on antimicrobial prescribing of meropenem with vaborbactam (Vaborem) to inform local NHS planning and decision making
This guideline covers investigating all suspected thyroid disease and managing primary thyroid disease (related to the thyroid rather than the pituitary gland). It does not cover managing thyroid cancer or thyroid disease in pregnancy. It aims to improve quality of life by making recommendations on diagnosis, treatment, long-term care and support.
Evidence-based recommendations on fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant (Iluvien) for chronic diabetic macular oedema that has inadequately responded to
Evidence-based recommendations on neratinib (Nerlynx) for extended adjuvant treatment of hormone receptor-positive, HER2-positive early stage breast cancer
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.
Advice on the use of Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (SSI) to aid local decision making
Evidence-based recommendations on rapid tests for group A streptococcal (strep A) infections in people aged 5 and over with a sore throat
Evidence-based recommendations on rucaparib (Rubraca) for relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer that has responded to
Evidence-based recommendations on pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron) for bladder pain syndrome in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on point-of-care creatinine devices to assess kidney function before CT imaging with intravenous contrast
This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple sclerosis by promoting symptom management, comprehensive reviews and effective relapse treatment.
This guideline covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in children aged under 5. It aims to improve clinical assessment and help healthcare professionals diagnose serious illness among young children who present with fever in primary and secondary care.
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NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) with rituximab for treating Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinaemia in adults
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of ramucirumab (Cyramza) for treating unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma after sorafenib
This guideline covers investigating and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and dyspepsia in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the treatment of GORD and dyspepsia by making detailed recommendations on Helicobacter pylori eradication, and specifying when to consider laparoscopic fundoplication and referral to specialist services.
Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for preventing atherothrombotic events in adults with coronary or peripheral artery disease
Evidence-based recommendations on lanadelumab (Takhzyro) for preventing recurrent attacks of hereditary angioedema in people aged 12 and over
Evidence-based recommendations on midcarpal hemiarthroplasty (using a metal implant to create an artificial wrist joint) for wrist arthritis in adults
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.
Advice on the use of superDimension Navigation System to help diagnostic sampling of peripheral lung lesions to aid local decision making
Advice on the use of MR-proADM test for use with clinical deterioration scores in cases of suspected infection to aid local decision making
This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people (under 18s). It aims to raise awareness of symptoms that need investigating and treating, and to reassure parents and carers that regurgitation is common in infants under 1 year.
Evidence-based recommendations on voretigene neparvovec (Luxturna) for RPE65-mediated inherited retinal dystrophies (confirmed biallelic RPE65 gene mutations)
Evidence-based recommendations on Xeomin (botulinum neurotoxin type A) for treating chronic sialorrhoea (excessive salivation and drooling) in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system for long bone fractures with non-union or delayed healing
This guideline covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a specific type of high cholesterol that runs in the family, in children, young people and adults. It aims to help identify people at increased risk of coronary heart disease as a result of having FH.
The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care. It offers best practice advice on managing epilepsy to improve health outcomes so that people with epilepsy can fully participate in daily life.
Evidence-based recommendations on idelalisib (Zydelig) for follicular lymphoma that has not responded to 2 prior lines of treatment in adults
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with cellulitis and erysipelas. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of bezlotoxumab (Zinplava) for preventing recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on bioprosthetic plug insertion for anal fistula in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on high-intensity focused ultrasound for glaucoma in adults
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of lenalidomide (Revlimid) with bortezomib and dexamethasone for untreated multiple myeloma
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of pomalidomide (Imnovid) with bortezomib and dexamethasone for relapsed or refractory myeloma
This guideline covers care for women of any age (including girls and young women under 18) who request an abortion. It aims to improve the organisation of services and make them easier for women to access. Detailed recommendations on conducting abortions at different gestational stages are also included, to ensure that women get the safest and most effective care possible.
Evidence-based recommendations on the 3M Tegaderm CHG IV securement dressing for central venous and arterial catheter insertion sites
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.
Advice on the use of Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety to aid local decision making
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults. It aims to improve accurate assessment and diagnosis of pneumonia to help guide antibiotic prescribing and ensure that people receive the right treatment.
This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.
This guideline covers the assessment and early management of head injury in children, young people and adults. It promotes effective clinical assessment so that people receive the right care for the severity of their head injury, including referral directly to specialist care if needed.
This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve recognition and diagnosis, as well as the quality of care and support for people with ADHD.
This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve ways of finding people who have TB in the community and recommends that everyone under 65 with latent TB should be treated. It describes how TB services should be organised, including the role of the TB control board.
Evidence-based recommendations on implant insertion for prominent ears in children, young people and adults
Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) with carboplatin and paclitaxel for untreated metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Advice on the use of InterDry for intertrigo (inflammatory skin rash) to aid local decision making