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  1. Developing and updating local formularies (MPG1)

    This guideline covers good practice for developing and updating local formularies in line with statutory requirements. It supports developing formularies that reflect local needs, reduce variation in prescribing, and allow rapid adoption of new medicines and treatments.

  2. Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use (NG15)

    This guideline covers the effective use of antimicrobials (including antibiotics) in children, young people and adults. It aims to change prescribing practice to help slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance and ensure that antimicrobials remain an effective treatment for infection.

  3. Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community (NG67)

    This guideline covers medicines support for adults (aged 18 and over) who are receiving social care in the community. It aims to ensure that people who receive social care are supported to take and look after their medicines effectively and safely at home. It gives advice on assessing if people need help with managing their medicines, who should provide medicines support and how health and social care staff should work together.

  4. Controlled drugs: safe use and management (NG46)

    This guideline covers systems and processes for using and managing controlled drugs safely in all NHS settings except care homes. It aims to improve working practices to comply with legislation and have robust governance arrangements. It also aims to reduce the safety risks associated with controlled drugs.

  5. Asfotase alfa for treating paediatric-onset hypophosphatasia (HST6)

    Evidence-based recommendations on asfotase alfa (Strensiq) for treating paediatric-onset hypophosphatasia in adults and children

  6. Eculizumab for treating atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HST1)

    Evidence-based recommendations on eculizumab (Soliris) for treating atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome in adults and children

  7. Ataluren for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy with a nonsense mutation in the dystrophin gene (HST3)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ataluren (Translarna) for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy with a nonsense mutation in the dystrophin gene in people aged

  8. Inotersen for treating hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (HST9)

    Evidence-based recommendations on inotersen (Tegsedi) for stage 1 and stage 2 polyneuropathy in adults with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis

  9. Patisiran for treating hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (HST10)

    Evidence-based recommendations on patisiran (Onpattro) for treating hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis in adults with stage 1 and stage 2 polyneuropathy

  10. Voretigene neparvovec for treating inherited retinal dystrophies caused by RPE65 gene mutations (HST11)

    Evidence-based recommendations on voretigene neparvovec (Luxturna) for RPE65-mediated inherited retinal dystrophies in people with vision loss caused by inherit

  11. Cerliponase alfa for treating neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (HST12)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cerliponase alfa (Brineura) for treating neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 in children

  12. Burosumab for treating X-linked hypophosphataemia in children and young people (HST8)

    Evidence-based recommendations on burosumab (Crysvita) for treating X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) in children and young people

  13. HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) (TA92)

    Evidence-based recommendations on HealOzone (ozone-releasing device) for treating tooth decay (occlusal pit/fissure caries/root caries)

  14. Adefovir dipivoxil and peginterferon alfa-2a for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (TA96)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adefovir dipivoxil (Hepsera) and peginterferon alfa-2a (Pegasys) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B

  15. Imatinib for the treatment of unresectable and/or metastatic gastro-intestinal stromal tumours (TA86)

    Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib for treating unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST/soft tissue sarcoma)

  16. Raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women (TA160)

    Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

  17. Raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women (TA161)

    Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

  18. Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after hip or knee replacement surgery in adults (TA157)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after hip or knee replacement surgery

  19. Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza (TA158)

    Evidence-based recommendations on oseltamivir (Tamiflu), amantadine (Lysovir, Symmetrel) and zanamivir (Relenza) to prevent influenza (flu)

  20. Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin (TA159)

    Evidence-based recommendations on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin in adults

  21. Rituximab for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA174)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

  22. Bevacizumab (first-line), sorafenib (first- and second-line), sunitinib (second-line) and temsirolimus (first-line) for the treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (TA178)

    Evidence-based recommendations on evacizumab (Avastin), soradenib (Nexavar), sunitinib (Sutent) and temsirolimus (Torisel) for renal cell carcinoma

  23. Febuxostat for the management of hyperuricaemia in people with gout (TA164)

    Evidence-based recommendations on febuxostat (Adenuric) for the management of hyperuricaemia in people with gout

  24. Machine perfusion systems and cold static storage of kidneys from deceased donors (TA165)

    Evidence-based recommendations on machine perfusion systems and cold static storage of kidneys from deceased donors

  25. Ranibizumab and pegaptanib for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (TA155)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ranibizumab (Lucentis) and pegaptanib (Macugen) for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

  26. Routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis for women who are rhesus D negative (TA156)

    Evidence-based recommendations on routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis for women who are rhesus D negative

  27. Amantadine, oseltamivir and zanamivir for the treatment of influenza (TA168)

    Evidence-based recommendations on amantadine (Lysovir, Symmetrel), oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for treating influenza (flu)

  28. Sunitinib for the first-line treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (TA169)

    Evidence-based recommendations on sunitinib (Sutent) for the first-line treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma

  29. Rivaroxaban for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip or total knee replacement in adults (TA170)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee replacement in adults

  30. Lenalidomide for treating myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality (TA322)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) for myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality

  31. Nalmefene for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence (TA325)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nalmefene (Selincro) for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence

  32. Imatinib for the adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA326)

    Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (cancers in the digestive track)

  33. Dabigatran etexilate for the treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis and/or pulmonary embolism (TA327)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism

  34. Infliximab, adalimumab and golimumab for treating moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis after the failure of conventional therapy (TA329)

    Evidence-based recommendations on infliximab (Remicade, Inflectra, Remsima) adalimumab (Humira) and golimumab (Simponi) for ulcerative colitis after..

  35. Axitinib for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma after failure of prior systemic treatment (TA333)

    Evidence-based recommendations on axitinib (Inlyta) for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) (kidney cancer) when prior systemic treatment has failed