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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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Inhaled corticosteroids for the treatment of chronic asthma in adults and in children aged 12 years and over (TA138)

    Evidence-based recommendations on onhaled corticosteroids for treating chronic asthma in adults and children aged 12 years and over

  6. Continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (TA139)

    Evidence-based recommendations on continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome

  7. Natalizumab for the treatment of adults with highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA127)

    Evidence-based recommendations on natalizumab (Tysabri) for highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults

  8. Inhaled corticosteroids for the treatment of chronic asthma in children under the age of 12 years (TA131)

    Evidence-based recommendations on inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) for chronic asthma in children aged under 12

  9. Lenalidomide with rituximab for previously treated follicular lymphoma (TA627)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) with rituximab for previously treated follicular lymphoma (grade 1 to 3A) in adults

  10. Ciclosporin for treating dry eye disease that has not improved despite treatment with artificial tears (TA369)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ciclosporin (Ikervis) for treating dry eye disease that has not improved despite treatment with artificial tears

  11. Bortezomib for previously untreated mantle cell lymphoma (TA370)

    Evidence-based recommendations on bortezomib (Velcade) for treating previously untreated mantle cell lymphoma in adults

  12. Abatacept, adalimumab, etanercept and tocilizumab for treating juvenile idiopathic arthritis (TA373)

    Evidence-based recommendations on abatacept, adalimumab, etanercept and tocilizumab for treating polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

  13. Adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, certolizumab pegol, golimumab, tocilizumab and abatacept for rheumatoid arthritis not previously treated with DMARDs or after conventional DMARDs only have failed (TA375)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira), etanercept (Enbrel), infliximab (Remicade, Remsima, Inflectra), certolizumab pegol (Cimzia), golimumab…

  14. Ramucirumab for treating advanced gastric cancer or gastro–oesophageal junction adenocarcinoma previously treated with chemotherapy (TA378)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ramucirumab (Cyramza)

  15. TNF-alpha inhibitors for ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (TA383)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira), certolizumab pegol (Cimzia), etanercept (Enbrel), golimumab (Simponi) and infliximab (Remicade, Remsima…

  16. Ezetimibe for treating primary heterozygous-familial and non-familial hypercholesterolaemia (TA385)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ezetimibe (Ezetrol) for treating primary heterozygous-familial and non-familial hypercholesterolaemia.

  17. Inhaler devices for routine treatment of chronic asthma in older children (aged 5–15 years) (TA38)

    Evidence-based recommendations on inhaler devices for routine treatment of chronic asthma in older children (aged 5–15 years)

  18. Peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (TA200)

    Evidence-based recommendations on peginterferon alfa (2a [Pegasys] or 2b [ViraferonPeg]) and ribavirin (Copegus or Rebetol) for treating chronic hepatitis C

  19. Carmustine implants and temozolomide for the treatment of newly diagnosed high-grade glioma (TA121)

    Evidence-based recommendations on carmustine implants Gliadel) and temozolomide (Temodal) for newly diagnosed high-grade glioma (brain tumour)

  20. Pembrolizumab for treating advanced melanoma after disease progression with ipilimumab (TA357)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating advanced melanoma after disease progression with ipilimumab in adults

  21. Tolvaptan for treating autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (TA358)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tolvaptan (Jinarc) for treating autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)

  22. Idelalisib for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA359)

    Evidence-based recommendations on idelalisib (Zydelig) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) in adults

  23. Ledipasvir–sofosbuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA363)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ledipasvir–sofosbuvir (Harvoni) for treating some types (genotypes) of chronic hepatitis C

  24. Vedolizumab for treating moderately to severely active Crohn's disease after prior therapy (TA352)

    Evidence-based recommendations on vedolizumab (Entyvio) for moderately to severely active Crohn's disease if TNF-alpha therapy has not worked or...

  25. Edoxaban for treating and for preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (TA354)

    Evidence-based recommendations on edoxaban (Lixiana) for treating and preventing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism

  26. Edoxaban for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (TA355)

    Evidence-based recommendations on edoxaban (Lixiana) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF)

  27. Bevacizumab and cetuximab for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (TA118)

    Evidence-based recommendations on bevacizumab (Avastin) and cetuximab (Erbitux) for treating metastatic colorectal cancer

  28. Fludarabine monotherapy for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA119)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fludarabine (Fludara) monotherapy for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

  29. Peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for the treatment of mild chronic hepatitis C (TA106)

    Evidence-based recommendations on peginterferon alfa (Pegasys) and ribavirin (Copegus) for treating mild chronic hepatitis C

  30. Docetaxel for the treatment of hormone-refractory metastatic prostate cancer (TA101)

    Evidence-based recommendations on docetaxel (Taxotere) for the treatment of hormone-refractory metastatic (advanced) prostate cancer