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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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Abortion care (QS199)

    This quality standard covers care for women of any age (including girls and young women under 18) who request an abortion. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  8. Venous thromboembolism in adults: diagnosis and management (QS29)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults. VTE includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Supporting adult carers (QS200)

    This quality standard covers the provision of support for adults aged 18 or over who provide unpaid care for 1 or more people aged 16 or over with health and social care needs. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  13. Caesarean birth (QS32)

    This quality standard covers the care of women who are considering having or may need to have a caesarean birth, including those who have had a caesarean birth in the past. It includes decision making, reducing the risk of complications and care after a caesarean birth. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  14. Intermediate care including reablement

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

  15. Influenza

    Everything NICE has said on influenza in an interactive flowchart

  16. Gastrointestinal cancers

    Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

  17. Gallstone disease

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

  18. Glaucoma

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

  19. 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.

  20. Hearing loss

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

  21. Breast conditions

    Everything NICE has said on breast conditions in an interactive flowchart

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. Violence and aggression

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

  25. Upper aerodigestive tract cancer

    Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing upper aerodigestive tract cancer in young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

  26. Prostate cancer

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and treating prostate cancer in an interactive flowchart

  27. Food allergy in under 19s

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and assessing food allergy in children and young people in primary care and community settings in an interactive flowchart

  28. Type 2 diabetes in adults

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

  29. Leg ulcers

    Everything NICE has said on leg ulcers in an interactive flowchart

  30. Transient loss of consciousness

    Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing and referring adults and young people who have experienced a blackout in an interactive flowchart

  31. Hypertension

    Everything NICE has said on managing hypertension in adults in an interactive flowchart

  32. Sunlight exposure: risks and benefits

    Everything NICE has said on how to communicate the risks and benefits of natural sunlight exposure in an interactive flowchart

  33. Thyroid disease

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

  34. Transition from children's to adults' services

    Everything NICE has said on the transition from children's to adults' services for young people in health or social care in an interactive flowchart

  35. Twin and triplet pregnancy

    Everything NICE has said on managing twin and triplet pregnancies in the antenatal and intrapartum period in an interactive flowchart

  36. Tuberculosis

    Everything NICE has said on preventing, diagnosing and managing latent and active tuberculosis in an interactive flowchart

  37. Suicide prevention

    Everything NICE has said on preventing suicide in community and residential custodial and detention settings in an interactive flowchart

  38. Structural heart defects

    Everything NICE has said on structural heart defects in an interactive flowchart

  39. Inadvertent perioperative hypothermia

    Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia in adults having surgery in an interactive flowchart

  40. Neutropenic sepsis

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

  41. Managing medicines in care homes

    Everything NICE has said on systems and processes for managing medicines in care homes in an interactive flowchart

  42. Bipolar disorder

    Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

  43. Metastatic spinal cord compression

    Everything NICE has said on detecting and managing metastatic spinal cord compression in adults with cancer in an interactive flowchart