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Prostate cancer (QS91)

This quality standard covers managing prostate cancer in people referred to secondary care or having follow-up for prostate cancer in primary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015 Last updated May 2019

Helping to prevent pressure ulcers

A quick guide to preventing pressure ulcers for managers of care homes

Published May 2019 Last updated May 2019

Head injury: assessment and early management (CG176)

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.

Clinical guideline Published January 2014 Last updated September 2019

Quality improvement resource for adult social care

NICE quality improvement resource (QIR) for adult social care

Published October 2019 Last updated October 2019

Self-harm

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing self-harm in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019

Child abuse and neglect

Everything NICE has said on child abuse and neglect in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2017 Last updated July 2019

Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people

Everything NICE has said on harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people (under 18s or under 25s with special educational needs or a disability) in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published September 2016 Last updated October 2019

Colonoscopic surveillance

Everything NICE has said on colonoscopic surveillance for people with inflammatory bowel disease or adenomas in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated May 2019

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

Delirium: prevention, diagnosis and management (CG103)

This guideline covers diagnosing and treating delirium in people aged 18 and over in hospital and in long-term residential care or a nursing home. It also covers identifying people at risk of developing delirium in these settings and preventing onset. It aims to improve diagnosis of delirium and reduce hospital stays and complications.

Clinical guideline Published July 2010 Last updated March 2019

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.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

Supporting adult carers

Everything NICE has said on supporting adults carers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2020

Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges

Everything NICE has said on services, prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2015 Last updated October 2019

Barrett's oesophagus

Everything NICE has said on treating adults with Barrett's oesophagus who have high-grade dysplasia or early intramucosal cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2012 Last updated April 2019

Neuropathic pain

Everything NICE has said on pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Thyroid disease

Everything NICE has said on thyroid disease in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2019 Last updated January 2020

Acute kidney injury: prevention, detection and management (NG148)

This guideline covers preventing, detecting and managing acute kidney injury in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve assessment and detection by non-specialists, and specifies when people should be referred to specialist services. This will improve early recognition and treatment, and reduce the risk of complications in people with acute kidney injury.

NICE guideline Published December 2019

Respiratory conditions

Everything NICE has said on respiratory conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated October 2019

End of life care for adults: service delivery (NG142)

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.

NICE guideline Published October 2019

Pregnancy and complex social factors: service provision

Everything NICE has said on service provision for pregnant women with complex social factors in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated September 2019

Blood and immune system conditions

Everything NICE has said on blood and immune system conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2014 Last updated October 2019

Prostatitis – antimicrobial prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for acute prostatitis in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published October 2018 Last updated September 2019

Chronic fatigue syndrome myalgic encephalomyelitis

Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing and managing chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated November 2019

Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral (NG127)

This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation.

NICE guideline Published May 2019 Last updated July 2019

Alcohol-use disorders

Everything NICE has said on preventing, diagnosing and managing alcohol-related disorders in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated January 2020

Neurological conditions

Everything NICE has said on neurological conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated November 2019

Crohn's disease: management (NG129)

This guideline covers the management of Crohn’s disease in children, young people and adults. It aims to reduce people’s symptoms and maintain or improve their quality of life.

NICE guideline Published May 2019

Making decisions using NICE guidelines

Using our guidelines to help people make decisions about their care

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Neutropenic sepsis

Everything NICE has said on preventing, identifying and managing neutropenic sepsis in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated January 2020

Ulcerative colitis: management (NG130)

This guideline covers the management of ulcerative colitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to help professionals to provide consistent high-quality care and it highlights the importance of advice and support for people with ulcerative colitis.

NICE guideline Published May 2019

Health of people in the criminal justice system

Everything NICE has said on managing the physical and mental health of people in prison, and the mental health of people in the criminal justice system

NICE Pathway Published November 2016 Last updated August 2019

Multiple sclerosis in adults: management (CG186)

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.

Clinical guideline Published October 2014 Last updated November 2019

Liver cancers

Everything NICE has said on liver and bile duct cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated January 2020

Renal cancer

Everything NICE has said on renal (kidney) cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2013 Last updated May 2019

Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management (NG136)

This guideline covers identifying and treating primary hypertension (high blood pressure) in people aged 18 and over, including people with type 2 diabetes. It aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and strokes by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose hypertension accurately and treat it effectively.

NICE guideline Published August 2019

Type 2 diabetes in adults: management (NG28)

This guideline covers the care and management of type 2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 and over). It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term complications.

NICE guideline Published December 2015 Last updated August 2019

Blood transfusion

Everything NICE has said on blood transfusions in adults, young people and children over 1 year old in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated April 2019

HIV testing and prevention

Everything NICE has said on HIV testing and prevention in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2011 Last updated February 2019

Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic conditions

Everything NICE has said on endocrine, nutritional and metabolic conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2014 Last updated November 2019

Thyroid disease: assessment and management (NG145)

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.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

Endocrine cancers

Everything NICE has said on endocrine cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2018 Last updated September 2019

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management (NG115)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD (which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis) in people aged 16 and older. It aims to help people with COPD to receive a diagnosis earlier so that they can benefit from treatments to reduce symptoms, improve quality of life and keep them healthy for longer.

NICE guideline Published December 2018 Last updated July 2019

Urinary incontinence in neurological disease

Everything NICE has said on managing lower urinary tract dysfunction resulting from neurological disease and injury in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated June 2019

Pancreatic cancer

Everything NICE has said on pancreatic cancer in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2018 Last updated May 2019

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment (NG125)

This guideline covers preventing and treating surgical site infections in adults, young people and children who are having a surgical procedure involving a cut through the skin. It focuses on methods used before, during and after surgery to minimise the risk of infection.

NICE guideline Published April 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

Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management (CG191)

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.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated September 2019

Myeloma

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing myeloma, and preventing and managing its complications in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2016 Last updated September 2019

Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation

Everything NICE has said on service delivery and organisation for emergency and acute medical care in over 16s in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2018 Last updated February 2019

Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identification and management (CG71)

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.

Clinical guideline Published August 2008 Last updated October 2019