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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Heavy menstrual bleeding (QS47)

    This quality standard covers assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia), including suspected or confirmed fibroids and adenomyosis. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing (QS196)

    This quality standard covers how community pharmacies can support the health and wellbeing of the local population. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  10. Faltering growth (QS197)

    This quality standard covers recognising and managing faltering growth in babies (aged up to 1 year) and preschool children (aged over 1 year). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  11. Acute coronary syndromes in adults (QS68)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing acute coronary syndromes in adults (aged 18 and over). Acute coronary syndromes are medical emergencies that include myocardial infarction (heart attack) and unstable angina (unexpected, severe chest pain). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  12. Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral (QS198)

    This quality standard covers assessing and referring children (under 16) and adults (16 and over) who have symptoms or signs associated with neurological conditions. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  13. Gastrointestinal conditions

    Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal conditions in an interactive flowchart

  14. Cardiovascular disease prevention

    Everything NICE has said on cardiovascular risk assessment and modifying blood lipids for preventing cardiovascular disease in adults

  15. Breast conditions

    Everything NICE has said on breast conditions in an interactive flowchart

  16. Sedation in children and young people

    Everything NICE has said on sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in infants, children and young people in an interactive flowchart

  17. Walking and cycling

    Everything NICE has said on encouraging and enabling people to walk or cycle for travel or recreation purposes in an interactive flowchart

  18. Violence and aggression

    Everything NICE has said on managing violence in mental health, health and community settings in an interactive flowchart

  19. Intermediate care including reablement

    Everything NICE has said on referral and assessment for and delivery of intermediate care including reablement in an interactive flowchart

  20. Influenza

    Everything NICE has said on influenza in an interactive flowchart

  21. Gastrointestinal cancers

    Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

  22. Gallstone disease

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing gallstone disease in adults in an interactive flowchart

  23. Glaucoma

    Everything NICE has said on assessing, treating and managing glaucoma in adults in an interactive flowchart

  24. Generalised anxiety disorder

    Everything NICE has said on managing generalised anxiety disorder in adults in primary, secondary and community care in an interactive flowchart

  25. 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.

  26. Hearing loss

    Everything NICE has said on hearing loss or impairment in adults in an interactive flowchart

  27. Preventing type 2 diabetes

    Everything NICE has said on preventing type 2 diabetes in an interactive flowchart

  28. Obesity

    Everything NICE has said on preventing, identifying, assessing and managing obesity in an interactive flowchart

  29. Blood and bone marrow cancers

    Everything NICE has said on blood and bone marrow cancers including leukaemia in an interactive flowchart

  30. Antimicrobial stewardship

    Everything NICE has said on effective antimicrobial medicine use and preventing the spread of resistant microbes in an interactive flowchart

  31. Foot care for people with diabetes

    Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with type 1 or 2 diabetes in an interactive flowchart

  32. Perioperative care

    Everything NICE has said on perioperative care in adults in an interactive flowchart.

  33. Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing tubal ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage in early pregnancy in an interactive flowchart.

  34. Venous thromboembolism

    Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing, treating and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism in adults in an interactive flowchart

  35. Musculoskeletal conditions

    Everything NICE has said on musculoskeletal conditions in an interactive flowchart

  36. Supporting adult carers

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

  37. Maternal and child nutrition

    Everything NICE has said on maternal and child nutrition in an interactive flowchart

  38. Drug misuse management in over 16s

    Everything NICE has said on psychosocial interventions and opioid detoxification for drug misuse in an interactive flowchart

  39. Drug allergy

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing drug allergy in an interactive flowchart

  40. Spasticity in children and young people

    Everything NICE has said on managing spasticity and co-existing motor disorders in children and young people in an interactive flowchart

  41. 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

  42. Osteoarthritis

    Everything NICE has said on the care and management of osteoarthritis in adults in an interactive flowchart

  43. Low back pain and sciatica

    Everything NICE has said on low back pain and sciatica in an interactive flowchart

  44. Lower limb peripheral arterial disease

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing lower limb peripheral arterial disease in an interactive flowchart