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  1. 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.

  2. Encorafenib plus cetuximab for previously treated BRAF V600E mutation-positive metastatic colorectal cancer (TA668)

    Evidence-based recommendations on encorafenib (Braftovi) plus cetuximab (Erbitux) for treating BRAF V600E mutation-positive metastatic colorectal cancer in

  3. COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19 (NG188)

    This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing the long-term effects of COVID-19, often described as ‘long COVID’. It makes recommendations about care in all healthcare settings for adults, children and young people who have new or ongoing symptoms 4 weeks or more after the start of acute COVID-19. It also includes advice on organising services for long COVID.

  4. COVID-19 rapid guideline: vitamin D (NG187)

    This guideline covers vitamin D use in the context of COVID-19. It is for adults, young people and children in hospitals and community settings. Vitamin D is important for bone and muscle health. It may also have a role in the body's immune response to respiratory viruses.

  5. Type 2 diabetes in adults: management (NG28)

    This guideline covers care and management for adults (aged 18 and over) with type 2 diabetes. It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term complications.

  6. Pancreatitis (NG104)

    This guideline covers managing acute and chronic pancreatitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people have the right treatment and follow-up, and get timely information and support after diagnosis.

  7. Eating disorders: recognition and treatment (NG69)

    This guideline covers assessment, treatment, monitoring and inpatient care for children, young people and adults with eating disorders. It aims to improve the care people receive by detailing the most effective treatments for anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.

  8. Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NG18)

    This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people aged under 18. The guideline recommends how to support children and young people and their families and carers to maintain tight control of blood glucose to reduce the long-term risks associated with diabetes.

  9. Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period (NG3)

    This guideline covers managing diabetes and its complications in women who are planning pregnancy or are already pregnant. It aims to improve the diagnosis of gestational diabetes and help women with diabetes to self-manage their blood glucose levels before and during pregnancy.

  10. Atezolizumab with bevacizumab for treating advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (TA666)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) with bevacizumab (Avastin) for treating advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in adults

  11. Caplacizumab with plasma exchange and immunosuppression for treating acute acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TA667)

    Evidence-based recommendations on caplacizumab (Cablivi) with plasma exchange and immunosuppression for treating acute acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic

  12. Osteoarthritis: care and management (CG177)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing osteoarthritis in adults. It covers both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. It promotes effective treatment options to control joint pain and improve function in people with osteoarthritis.

  13. Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management (CG147)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in people aged 18 and over. Rapid changes in diagnostic methods, endovascular treatments and vascular services associated with new specialties in surgery and interventional radiology have resulted in considerable uncertainty and variation in practice. This guideline aims to resolve that uncertainty and variation.

  14. Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (NG59)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing low back pain and sciatica in people aged 16 and over. It outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life. The guideline aims to improve people’s quality of life by promoting the most effective forms of care for low back pain and sciatica.

  15. Venetoclax with obinutuzumab for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA663)

    Evidence-based recommendations on venetoclax (Venclyxto) with obinutuzumab for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in adults

  16. Liraglutide for managing overweight and obesity (TA664)

    Evidence-based recommendations on liraglutide (Saxenda) for managing overweight and obesity alongside a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity in

  17. Darolutamide with androgen deprivation therapy for treating hormone-relapsed non-metastatic prostate cancer (TA660)

    Evidence-based recommendations on darolutamide (Nubeqa) for treating hormone-relapsed prostate cancer in adults at high risk of developing metastatic disease

  18. Pembrolizumab for untreated metastatic or unresectable recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (TA661)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for untreated metastatic or unresectable recurrent head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) in a

  19. COVID-19 rapid guideline: reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism in over 16s with COVID-19 (NG186)

    This guideline covers pharmacological VTE prophylaxis for patients being treated for COVID-19 pneumonia. It includes patients receiving treatment in hospital or in a community setting such as a ‘hospital at home’ service or COVID-19 ‘virtual ward’. The guideline applies to all patients with COVID-19 pneumonia, including those who have other conditions.

  20. Acute coronary syndromes (NG185)

    This guideline covers the early and longer-term (rehabilitation) management of acute coronary syndromes. These include ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and unstable angina. The guideline aims to improve survival and quality of life for people who have a heart attack or unstable angina.

  21. 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.

  22. Drug-eluting stents for the treatment of coronary artery disease (TA152)

    Evidence-based recommendations on using drug-eluting stents in adults

  23. Isatuximab with pomalidomide and dexamethasone for treating relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma (TA658)

    Evidence-based recommendations on isatuximab (Sarclisa) with pomalidomide and dexamethasone for treating relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma in adults

  24. COVID-19 rapid guideline: delivery of systemic anticancer treatments (NG161)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients with cancer and make the best use of NHS resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to match the capacity for cancer treatment to patient needs if services become limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  25. Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing (NG184)

    This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for human and animal bites (excluding insect bites) in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

  26. Pressurised intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis (IPG681)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pressurised intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis in adults. This involves spraying the inside of

  27. Nivolumab for advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after chemotherapy (TA655)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer in adults after chemotherapy

  28. 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.

  29. Osimertinib for treating EGFR T790M mutation-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA653)

    Evidence-based recommendations on osimertinib (Tagrisso) for treating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) T790M mutation-positive locally advanced or

  30. Osimertinib for untreated EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA654)

    Evidence-based recommendations on osimertinib (Tagrisso) for untreated locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation-positive

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

  33. COVID-19 rapid guideline: antibiotics for pneumonia in adults in hospital (NG173)

    The purpose of this guideline is to ensure the best antibiotic management of suspected or confirmed bacterial pneumonia in adults in hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes people presenting to hospital with moderate to severe community-acquired pneumonia and people who develop pneumonia while in hospital. It will enable services to make the best use of NHS resources.

  34. COVID-19 rapid guideline: cystic fibrosis (NG170)

    The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients with cystic fibrosis and make the best use of NHS resources, while protecting staff from infection.

  35. Behaviour change: digital and mobile health interventions (NG183)

    This guideline covers interventions that use a digital or mobile platform to help people eat more healthily, become more active, stop smoking, reduce their alcohol intake or practise safer sex. The interventions include those delivered by text message, apps, wearable devices or the internet. The guideline only includes those that are delivered by the technology itself and not by healthcare professionals using technology to deliver interventions.