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.
People with an advanced type of blood cancer will benefit from nivolumab on the NHS following approval by NICE.
NICE is seeking views on a new conflicts of interest policy to ensure its committees’ decisions are fair and unbiased.
Around 2,200 patients a year with multiple myeloma are to benefit from a new, tolerable treatment on the NHS following approval by NICE.
Following the recent launch by the publishers of the British National Formulary (BNF) and British National Formulary for children (BNFC) of a new, faster, easier to use and access app, NICE has confirmed that its BNF app will be withdrawn later this year.
People with advanced kidney cancer are set to benefit from a new treatment, after NICE has said cabozantinib should be available on the NHS.
An agreement has been reached that means more people with a rare life threatening disease can be offered an innovative new drug.
Paramedics with advanced training can reduce the number of patients admitted to hospital unnecessarily, says NICE.
NHS patients in England are getting early access to new drugs for lung cancer and sarcoma, after NICE says they should be available on the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).
NICE Scientific Advice has launched a competition for small or medium sized companies, charities and academic research groups, who are developing transformative products that have the potential to change patients’ lives and/or save the NHS money.
NICE is calling for people who are eligible for free flu vaccination to be offered it at every opportunity.
Emily tells us about a new competition that NICE Scientific Advice are running for small and medium sized companies, charities, and academic research groups.
Thousands of patients to benefit from roflumilast, also known as Daxas, to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after NICE says it should be more widely available.
NICE is to start assessing new digital therapies that will help treat more people with anxiety and depression.
Following NICE recommendations, patients with Crohn’s disease will have routine NHS access to drug ustekinumab, which offers a new way of treating the condition.
A new deal on the breast cancer drug Kadcyla (also called trastuzumab emtansine and made by Roche) means that it can now be recommended for routine funding on the NHS.
NICE is taking part in a project that will examine how quality of life measures used to evaluate healthcare treatments such as drugs can be extended into areas of social care and public health.
Practicing GPs James and Julian talk about why they’re excited to be involved in NICE’s new GP reference panel.
NICE is launching an online tool to help medtech companies get their products to patients faster.
As a public body, NICE is required to follow civil service principles on communicating during the lead up to the general election.
NICE has published a quality standard aiming to improve end of life care for children in England.
Paul describes how making changes to long-standing methods in the NHS can help to make room for more effective approaches.
NICE has published draft guidance saying the cost of using nivolumab to treat head and neck cancer is too high for routine NHS use.
NICE has published a quality standard aiming to address the variation in health checks offered by prisons in England.
Condoms should be more widely available to reduce rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), NICE has said in new guidance.
Dr Butler tells us why sepsis needs to be treated as an emergency and how new NICE guidance can help to achieve this.
Deborah tells us how the judging panel have whittled the NICE shared learning award entries down from 64 to a shortlist of 20.
The NHS is under unprecedented financial pressure, so it’s more important than ever for it to use the money it has effectively and fairly.
Rachael sat on the committee for the guideline on motor neurone disease. She discusses what a NICE guideline means for those living with MND.
NICE says that a drug for metastatic pancreatic cancer is not beneficial enough to justify its high cost for routine NHS use
NICE’s advice series on new or novel healthcare technology reaches a milestone
People living in areas with a high prevalence of HIV should routinely be offered HIV tests during healthcare appointments as outlined by NICE.
NICE will help improve care for people with blood cancers through a pioneering new partnership.
Heather explains how your medical records may help NICE make decisions
Post-menopausal women with a family history of breast cancer should be offered anastrozole, NICE has said in updated guidance.
NICE has published final guidance saying that people who are diagnosed with a mental health problem within the criminal justice system should receive annual checks, and staff should be trained to spot the warning signs.
NICE and LSE Health will boost their research and educational activities aimed at informing health policy and practice across the UK.
People with heart failure are set to benefit from longer-lasting battery technology in implantable heart rhythm devices, following guidance from NICE.
Dr Prabhu talks about how a supportive workplace can help health and social care staff to provide better care for their patients
Patients will benefit from access to the most cost-effective treatments nearly 5 months faster after changes to the NICE drug evaluation process were approved.
Jo discusses how she worked with NICE to ensure voices of vulnerable children were taken on board for the new abuse and neglect guideline
NICE is urging hospital staff to treat people with life-threatening sepsis symptoms within one hour.
Karen discusses how incorporating physical activity into the workplace can help to improve mental wellbeing and reduce stress.
NICE has published new guidance calling on healthcare professionals to ask adults in the final days of life about their religious or spiritual beliefs.
Patients will have routine access to more cancer drugs as companies have dropped their prices as part of the reformed Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) process.
Laura explains the ways you can influence the development of NICE’s products
NICE has published diagnostics guidance recommending that everyone who is diagnosed with colorectal cancer should be tested for an inherited genetic condition called Lynch syndrome (LS).
Gyms, nightclubs and festivals should display posters and mount social media campaigns to highlight the risks of drug misuse, a new guideline from NICE says.
NICE has recommended the Intrabeam Radiotherapy System for people with early breast cancer in limited circumstances with additional data collection.
NICE is calling on general practice staff to assess the mental health of all women who have recently given birth, as fears some may be left unsupported.