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Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (NG89)

This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people most at risk and describes interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of VTE.

NICE guideline Published March 2018 Last updated August 2019

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.

NICE guideline Published August 2018

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.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

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.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG91)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without antibiotics. Serious complications are rare.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published March 2018

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.

NICE guideline Published August 2018

Parkinson's disease in adults (NG71)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Parkinson's disease in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, including monitoring and managing symptoms, providing information and support, and palliative care.

NICE guideline Published July 2017

Air pollution: outdoor air quality and health (NG70)

This guideline covers road-traffic-related air pollution and its links to ill health. It aims to improve air quality and so prevent a range of health conditions and deaths.

NICE guideline Published June 2017

Sexually transmitted infections: condom distribution schemes (NG68)

This guideline covers condom distribution schemes. The aim is to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In addition, these schemes can provide a good introduction to broader sexual and reproductive health services, especially for younger people, and help prevent unplanned pregnancies.

NICE guideline Published April 2017

Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions (NG64)

This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. It aims to prevent or delay harmful use of drugs in children, young people and adults who are most likely to start using drugs or who are already experimenting or using drugs occasionally.

NICE guideline Published February 2017

Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings (CG173)

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic neuropathy by reducing pain and promoting increased participation in all aspects of daily living. The guideline sets out how drug treatments for neuropathic pain differ from traditional pain management.

Clinical guideline Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Depression in children and young people: identification and management (NG134)

This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in children and young people aged 5 to 18 years. Based on the stepped-care model, it aims to improve recognition and assessment and promote effective treatments for mild and moderate to severe depression.

NICE guideline Published June 2019

Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis), acute exacerbation: antimicrobial prescribing (NG117)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing and preventing acute exacerbations of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published December 2018

Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG120)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published February 2019

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (acute exacerbation): antimicrobial prescribing (NG114)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published December 2018

Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (NG19)

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.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated October 2019

Urinary tract infection (catheter-associated): antimicrobial prescribing (NG113)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in children, young people and adults. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published November 2018

Cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing (NG141)

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Pneumonia (community-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG138)

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

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.

NICE guideline Published August 2019

Menopause: diagnosis and management (NG23)

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. The guideline aims to improve the consistency of support and information provided to women in menopause.

NICE guideline Published November 2015 Last updated December 2019

Lung cancer: diagnosis and management (NG122)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer. It aims to improve outcomes for patients by ensuring that the most effective tests and treatments are used, and that people have access to suitable palliative care and follow-up.

NICE guideline Published March 2019

Hyperparathyroidism (primary): diagnosis, assessment and initial management (NG132)

This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing primary hyperparathyroidism. It aims to improve recognition and treatment of this condition, reducing long-term complications and improving quality of life.

NICE guideline Published May 2019

Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG139)

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.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Denosumab for preventing skeletal-related events in multiple myeloma (terminated appraisal) (TA549)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of denosumab for preventing skeletal-related events in multiple myeloma because no evidence

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2018

Decitabine for untreated acute myeloid leukaemia (terminated appraisal) (TA548)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of decitabine for untreated acute myeloid leukaemia because no evidence submission was

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2018

Lenalidomide with bortezomib and dexamethasone for untreated multiple myeloma (terminated appraisal) (TA603)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of lenalidomide (Revlimid) with bortezomib and dexamethasone for untreated multiple myeloma

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2019

Pomalidomide with bortezomib and dexamethasone for treating relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (terminated appraisal) (TA602)

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2019

Bezlotoxumab for preventing recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (terminated appraisal) (TA601)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of bezlotoxumab (Zinplava) for preventing recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2019

Brentuximab vedotin for untreated advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (terminated appraisal) (TA594)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for untreated advanced Hodgkin lymphoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Cabozantinib for previously treated advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (terminated appraisal) (TA582)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of cabozantinib (Cometriq) for previously treated advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2019

Ixekizumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (TA442)

Evidence-based recommendations on ixekizumab (Taltz) for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2017

Tenofovir alafenamide for treating chronic hepatitis B (terminated appraisal) (TA435)

NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of tenofovir alafenamide for treating chronic hepatitis B because no evidence submission was

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2017

Elotuzumab for previously treated multiple myeloma (terminated appraisal) (TA434)

NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of elotuzumab for previously treated multiple myeloma because no evidence submission was

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2017

Abatacept for treating psoriatic arthritis after DMARDs (terminated appraisal) (TA568)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation on abatacept (Orencia) for treating psoriatic arthritis after DMARDs in adults because of no evidence submission from

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2019

Dabrafenib with trametinib for treating advanced metastatic BRAF V600E mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (terminated appraisal) (TA564)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of dabrafenib with trametinib for treating advanced metastatic BRAF V600E mutation-positive

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2019

Pembrolizumab for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck after platinum-based chemotherapy (terminated appraisal) (TA570)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2019

Afatinib for treating advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy (terminated appraisal) (TA444)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of afatinib for advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2017

Dinutuximab beta for treating neuroblastoma (TA538)

Evidence-based recommendations on dinutuximab beta (Qarziba) for high-risk neuroblastoma in people aged 12 months and over

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2018

Nivolumab for previously treated non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA484)

Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced or metastatic (secondary) non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer in adults after

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2017

Nivolumab for previously treated squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA483)

Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults after chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2017

Tofacitinib for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs (TA543)

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2018

Cabozantinib for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma (TA542)

Evidence-based recommendations on cabozantinib (Cabometyx) for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2018

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)

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2018

Dabrafenib with trametinib for adjuvant treatment of resected BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma (TA544)

Evidence-based recommendations on dabrafenib (Tafinlar) with trametinib (Mekinist) for resected stage III, BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2018

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2019

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2019

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2019

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2019