This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing physical health problems of people in prison. It aims to improve health and wellbeing in the prison population by promoting more coordinated care and more effective approaches to prescribing, dispensing and supervising medicines.
This guideline covers ways to reduce suicide and help people bereaved or affected by suicides. It aims to:
This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing mental health problems in adults (aged 18 and over) who are in contact with the criminal justice system. It aims to improve mental health and wellbeing in this population by establishing principles for assessment and management, and promoting more coordinated care planning and service organisation across the criminal justice system.
This guideline covers reducing the health risks (including preventable deaths) associated with living in a cold home. It aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people vulnerable to the cold. Improving the temperature in homes, by improving energy efficiency, may also help reduce unnecessary fuel consumption.
This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues such as employment and housing.
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.
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.
This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND). It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, and covers information and support, organisation of care, managing symptoms and preparing for end of life care.
Evidence-based recommendations on endometrial cryotherapy for menorrhagia (heavy periods/menstrual bleeding)
Evidence-based recommendations on uterine artery embolisation (UAE) to relieve the symptoms of fibroids (non-cancerous growths)
Evidence-based recommendations on intramural urethral bulking procedures for stress urinary incontinence in women
Evidence-based recommendations on therapeutic amnioinfusion for treating oligohydramnios (lack of amniotic fluid ) during pregnancy (excluding labour)
Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (uterine myomas or fibroids)
Evidence-based recommendations on balloon kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures (osteoporotic breaks in the back)