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  1. Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (QS190)

    This quality standard covers increasing the uptake of flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  2. Cerebral palsy in adults (QS191)

    This quality standard covers care and support for adults with cerebral palsy (aged 25 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. Multiple pregnancy: twin and triplet pregnancies (QS46)

    This quality standard covers the additional antenatal care for women who are pregnant with twins or triplets that is offered alongside routine antenatal care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  4. Suicide prevention (QS189)

    This quality standard covers ways to reduce suicide and help people bereaved or affected by suicide. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  5. Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse (QS188)

    This quality standard covers the assessment, management and care provided for people aged 14 and over who have coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  6. Rheumatoid arthritis in over 16s (QS33)

    This quality standard covers assessing, diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis in over 16s. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  7. Lung cancer in adults (QS17)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing lung cancer in adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  8. Sepsis (QS161)

    This quality standard covers the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis for all populations. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  9. Colorectal cancer (QS20)

    This quality standard covers managing colorectal (bowel) cancer in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes managing local disease and secondary tumours (metastatic disease). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  10. Renal and ureteric stones (QS195)

    This quality standard covers assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones in children, young people and adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  11. Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm (QS193)

    This quality standard covers neonatal respiratory support in hospital for babies born preterm (before 37 weeks of pregnancy). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  12. Decision making and mental capacity (QS194)

    This quality standard covers decision making in people aged 16 and over, using health and social care services who may lack capacity to make their own decisions (now or in the future). It aims to support implementation of the aims and principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and relevant Codes of Practice. It is not a substitute for these.

  13. Intrapartum care: existing medical conditions and obstetric complications (QS192)

    This quality standard covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. It also covers women who have had no antenatal care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not cover the antenatal and postnatal care of pregnant women with mental health conditions, hypertension in pregnancy, diabetes in pregnancy or the organisation of care for pregnant women with complex social factors.

  14. COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing symptoms (including at the end of life) in the community (NG163)

    The purpose of this guideline is to provide recommendations for managing COVID-19 symptoms for patients in the community, including at the end of life. It also includes recommendations about managing medicines for these patients, and protecting staff from infection.

  15. The percentage of patients with one or more of the following conditions: CHD, atrial fibrillation, chronic heart failure, stroke or TIA, diabetes or dementia with a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the preceding 2 years who have received brief intervention to help them reduce their alcohol related risk within 3 months of the score being recorded

    The percentage of patients with one or more of the following conditions: CHD, atrial fibrillation, chronic heart failure, stroke or TIA, diabetes or...

  16. The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses aged 25-84 (excluding those with pre-existing CHD, diabetes, stroke and/or TIA) who have had a CVD risk assessment performed in the preceding 12 months (using an assessment tool agreed with NHS England)

    The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses aged 25-84 (excluding those with pre-existing CHD,...

  17. The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses with a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the preceding 12 months who have received a brief intervention to help them reduce their alcohol related risk within 3 months of the score being recorded.

    The percentage of patients with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses with a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the...

  18. In those patients with a new diagnosis of depression and assessment of severity recorded between the preceding 1 April to 31 March, the percentage of patients who have had a further assessment of severity 2–12 weeks (inclusive) after the initial recording of the assessment of severity. Both assessments should be completed using an assessment tool validated for use in primary care

    NICE indicators. NM11 depression guidance.

  19. The percentage of patients with diabetes who have had the following care processes performed in the preceding 12 months: BMI measurement; BP measurement; HbA1c measurement; Cholesterol measurement; Record of smoking status; Foot examination; Albumin: creatinine ratio; Serum creatinine measurement

    The percentage of patients with diabetes who have had the following care processes performed in the preceding 12 months: BMI measurement; BP...

  20. The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression or anxiety and a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the preceding 12 months, who have received brief intervention to help them reduce their alcohol related risk within 3 months of the score being recorded.

    The percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of depression or anxiety and a FAST score of ≥3 or AUDIT-C score of ≥5 in the preceding 12 months, who