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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

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

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

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

Helping to prevent pressure ulcers

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

Published May 2019 Last updated May 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

Quality improvement resource for adult social care

NICE quality improvement resource (QIR) for adult social care

Published October 2019 Last updated October 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

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

Supporting adult carers

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

NICE Pathway Published January 2020

Gastrointestinal cancers

Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 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

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

Making decisions using NICE guidelines

Using our guidelines to help people make decisions about their care

Published August 2019 Last updated August 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

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

Respiratory conditions

Everything NICE has said on respiratory conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated October 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

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

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

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

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

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

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management (CG185)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression) in children, young people and adults. The recommendations apply to bipolar I, bipolar II, mixed affective and rapid cycling disorders. It aims to improve access to treatment and quality of life in people with bipolar disorder.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014 Last updated February 2020

Leg ulcers

Everything NICE has said on leg ulcers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2020

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

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

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

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

Guidance on popular topics for social care trainers

Links to guidance on popular topics for social care trainers

Published April 2019 Last updated April 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

Neurological conditions

Everything NICE has said on neurological conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated November 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

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

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NG1)

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.

NICE guideline Published January 2015 Last updated October 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

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

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

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 February 2020

Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management (NG80)

This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It does not cover managing severe asthma or acute asthma attacks.

NICE guideline Published November 2017 Last updated February 2020

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

Renal cancer

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

NICE Pathway Published December 2013 Last updated May 2019

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

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

Acute heart failure

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing acute heart failure in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2014 Last updated April 2019

Parkinson's disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing Parkinson's disease in adults in primary and secondary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated October 2019

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and advanced liver fibrosis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated January 2020

Cirrhosis

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people over 16 in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated January 2020

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