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  1. Medicines management for people receiving social care in the community (QS171)

    This quality standard covers assessing if people need help with their medicines and deciding what medicines support is needed to enable people to manage their medicines. It also includes communication between health and social care staff, to ensure people have the medicines support they need. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  2. Pembrolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable (TA522)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for untreated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable

  3. Early and locally advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and management (NG101)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing early and locally advanced breast cancer. It aims to help healthcare professionals offer the right treatments to people, taking into account the person's individual preferences.

  4. Atezolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable (TA492)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

  5. Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management (NG100)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people with rheumatoid arthritis have the right treatment to slow the progression of their condition and control their symptoms. People should also have rapid access to specialist care if their condition suddenly worsens.

  6. Brain tumours (primary) and brain metastases in adults (NG99)

    This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing any type of primary brain tumour or brain metastases in people aged 16 or over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care, including standardising the care people have, how information and support are provided, and palliative care.

  7. Biomarker tests to help diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes (DG33)

    Evidence-based recommendations on biomarker tests (Actim Partus, PartoSure, Rapid fFN 10Q Cassette) to diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes

  8. Niraparib for maintenance treatment of relapsed, platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancer (TA528)

    Evidence-based recommendations on niraparib (Zejula) for the possible treatment of ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer in adults

  9. Crizotinib for treating ROS1-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA529)

    Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for treating ROS1-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

  10. Nivolumab for treating locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA530)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-containing chemotherapy

  11. Spondyloarthritis (QS170)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing spondyloarthritis in adults aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  12. Beta interferons and glatiramer acetate for treating multiple sclerosis (TA527)

    Evidence-based recommendations on beta interferons (Avonex, Betaferon, Extavia, Rebif) and glatiramer acetate (Copaxone) for treating multiple sclerosis in

  13. Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management (NG98)

    This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties, managing earwax and referring people for audiological or specialist assessment and management.

  14. Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers (NG97)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.

  15. Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (TA217)

    Evidence-based recommendations on donepezil (Aricept), galantamine (Reminyl), rivastigmine (Exelon) and memantine (Ebixa) for treating Alzheimer's disease

  16. Atezolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA525)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for previously treated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

  17. Brentuximab vedotin for treating CD30-positive Hodgkin lymphoma (TA524)

    Evidence-based recommendations on brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for treating relapsed or refractory CD30-positive Hodgkin lymphoma in adults

  18. Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over (NG36)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. These are cancers of the airways of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, larynx (voicebox) and sinuses. It aims to reduce variation in practice and improve survival.

  19. Endoscopic bipolar radiofrequency ablation for treating biliary obstruction caused by cancer (IPG614)

    Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic bipolar radiofrequency ablation (heat energy) to treat biliary obstruction (bile duct blockage) caused by cancer

  20. Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm (QS169)

    This quality standard covers the developmental follow-up of babies, children and young people under 18 years who were born preterm (before 37+0 weeks of pregnancy). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  21. Cystic fibrosis (QS168)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis in infants, children, young people and adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  22. Atezolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after chemotherapy (TA520)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after chemotherapy in adults

  23. Promoting health and preventing premature mortality in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups (QS167)

    This quality standard covers promoting health and preventing premature mortality among black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups. It is relevant to all age groups and all settings.

  24. Prostate artery embolisation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (IPG611)

    Evidence-based recommendations on prostate artery embolisation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia in adults

  25. Microinvasive subconjunctival insertion of a trans-scleral gelatin stent for primary open-angle glaucoma (IPG612)

    Evidence-based recommendations on microinvasive subconjunctival insertion of a trans-scleral gelatin stent (tube) for primary open-angle glaucoma in adults

  26. Pembrolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA519)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy

  27. Adjunctive colposcopy technologies for assessing suspected cervical abnormalities: the DYSIS colposcope with DYSISmap and the ZedScan I (DG32)

    Evidence-based recommendations on DYSIS colposcope with DYSISmap and ZedScan I for assessing suspected cervical abnormalities in people having colposcopy

  28. Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities (NG96)

    This guideline covers care and support for adults with learning disabilities as they grow older. It covers identifying changing needs, planning for the future, and delivering services including health, social care and housing. It aims to support people to access the services they need as they get older.

  29. Avelumab for treating metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (TA517)

    Evidence-based recommendations on avelumab (Bavencio) for treating metastatic (secondary) Merkel cell carcinoma (skin cancer) in adults

  30. Trauma (QS166)

    This quality standard covers assessing and managing trauma (complex fractures, non-complex fractures, major trauma and spinal injury) in adults, young people and children. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  31. Drug misuse prevention (QS165)

    This quality standard covers the prevention or delay of harmful use of drugs by children, young people and adults most likely to start using drugs, or already experimenting or using drugs occasionally. This includes illegal psychoactive substances, solvents, volatile substances, image- and performance-enhancing drugs, prescription-only medicines and over-the-counter medicines. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  32. Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG91)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without antibiotics. Serious complications are rare.

  33. Stop smoking interventions and services (NG92)

    This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12. It aims to ensure that everyone who smokes is advised and encouraged to stop and given the support they need. It emphasises the importance of targeting vulnerable groups who find smoking cessation hard or who smoke a lot.

  34. Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery (NG93)

    This guideline covers services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or autism and a learning disability) and behaviour that challenges. It aims to promote a lifelong approach to supporting people and their families and carers, focusing on prevention and early intervention and minimising inpatient admissions.