NICE has recommended palbociclib and ribociclib for routine funding after the companies lowered the prices and gave more evidence for their effectiveness.
Melissa has woken up with a cold. She feels terrible, but she thinks she should still attend her university classes.
Di has been working hard to teach her students about the importance of hand-washing. Find out how she has got on.
Nicola tells us why she is glad her daughter was not given antibiotics for her ear infection.
Good management of antibiotics can halve the number of people picking-up drug-resistant infections in hospital, new data suggests.
Jonathan talks about how local, specialist support can improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges.
NICE recommends health and social care professionals help older people with learning disabilities live healthy and fulfilling lives as they age, including planning for life-changing events.
Medical records should be checked to identify people who may be at risk of common inherited cholesterol disorder familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), NICE says.
NICE’s updated guideline on glaucoma will mean fewer people need to be referred for further specialist investigation and possible treatment.
NICE is advising healthcare professionals to tell their patients that a sinus infection will likely clear-up without antibiotics and that there is little evidence oral decongestants will help to relieve their symptoms.
Nick shares his experience of what its like before and after cataract surgery
Patients with cystic fibrosis could avoid having to travel to specialist clinics if health professionals could monitor them using phone or video messaging.
The number of urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by drug resistant bacteria is increasing, new data shows.
Denise tells us about how cookery lessons can help to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Nick tells us why NICE wants to encourage research into the impact of air pollution.
Nivolumab is recommended for use within the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) for some patients with head and neck cancer.
More people will be able to receive regorafenib now that NICE has said it should move out of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) and into routine NHS funding.
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Sarbjit discusses her involvement in the co-production of a new tool to help improve delivery of adult social care services.
Local authorities and NHS bodies should provide specialist community care for people with learning disabilities who behave in a way that challenges to avoid admissions to psychiatric wards or residential homes, new draft guidance from NICE says.
Slow weight gain in early childhood, also known as faltering growth, may be associated with persisting problems with appetite and feeding, says NICE, in new guidance published today.
NICE is advising healthcare professionals use dipstick urine tests to decide whether to give children antibiotics for suspected urinary tract infections (UTI).
New NICE guidance will help GPs, specialists and other health professionals spot a potential diagnosis of Lyme disease.
NICE is urging health and social care staff to support people to safely continue with everyday activities such as climbing stairs, dressing themselves or cooking after a period of illness or if they have been struggling at home.
NICE is urging GPs to manage most common ear infections with pain relief rather than antibiotics.
NICE is to begin a review of its 2010 guideline on the diagnosis and management of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) following a recent public consultation with patient and professional groups.
Lung cancer patients in England can now be prescribed nivolumab, also known as Opdivo, after NICE says it should be available through the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).
Doug and Ben explore how NICE can help to support families during one of the most difficult times.
People at the highest risk of type 2 diabetes should be given intensive exercise and weight loss help by the NHS, NICE has recommended.
Sam and Rosie discuss how the MRC and NICE have teamed up to improve research methods in health and social care.
Anne tells us why it is important to support families through all stages of grief.
NICE is urging doctors to think about a potential ADHD diagnosis in people who are at higher risk of having the condition, but who are usually overlooked.
Delayed diagnosis is a significant problem for women with endometriosis, NICE has said, as new guidance aims to raise awareness amongst healthcare professionals.
Rachel Brown tells us how the new NICE guideline should lead to a better quality of life for women who suffer with endometriosis.
Emily talks us through the pros and cons of digital therapies and what NICE is doing to help
NICE has published draft guidance saying the evidence on using fulvestrant to treat a type of breast cancer does not prove it prolongs survival more than existing, less expensive treatments.
Jacob tells us how NICE guidance has helped him to decide when to give antibiotics and why this is important.
NICE is urging councils in England to help adults have more control over day-to-day tasks like cooking and cleaning.
NICE is urging local councils to make it as easy as possible for people with limited mobility to be more active in their area.
Gillian Leng discusses what people should expect from life in a care home.
Liver cancer drug, sorafenib has been approved for routine NHS use, marking three quarters of the way through the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) without a negative decision.
Chris tells us how he has seen Age UK work with the NHS to put NICE’s quality standard on mental wellbeing and independence for older people into practice.
NICE has published new guidance on the use of drugs called bisphosphonates for preventing bone fractures in people at increased risk.
NICE has recommended nab-paclitaxel for routine NHS use after the company agreed a confidential price discount and provided more evidence on its effectiveness.
David Haslam talks about the principles that guide decisions at NICE in the face of difficult choices.
NICE has asked Roche to submit a Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) proposal for an immunotherapy treatment called atezolizumab.
NICE is calling on GPs to develop a national autism register to ensure autistic people receive the tailored care they need.
Rebecca talks about support for people receiving mental health care outside their local area.
The drug, Truberzi has been recommended for routine funding on the NHS to treat patients with irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea (IBS-D).
Healthcare professionals should offer statins to millions of people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This will help to manage their increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), says NICE.