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  1. Sexually transmitted infections: condom distribution schemes (NG68)

    This guideline covers condom distribution schemes. The aim is to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In addition, these schemes can provide a good introduction to broader sexual and reproductive health services, especially for younger people, and help prevent unplanned pregnancies.

  2. Oral health for adults in care homes (NG48)

    This guideline covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes. The aim is to maintain and improve their oral health and ensure timely access to dental treatment.

  3. Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

    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.

  4. Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people (NG55)

    This guideline covers children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour, including those on remand or serving community or custodial sentences. It aims to ensure these problems don’t escalate and possibly lead to them being charged with a sexual offence. It also aims to ensure no-one is unnecessarily referred to specialist services.

  5. Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions (NG64)

    This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. It aims to prevent or delay harmful use of drugs in children, young people and adults who are most likely to start using drugs or who are already experimenting or using drugs occasionally.

  6. Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

    This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

  7. HIV testing: increasing uptake among people who may have undiagnosed HIV (NG60)

    This guideline covers how to increase the uptake of HIV testing in primary and secondary care, specialist sexual health services and the community. It describes how to plan and deliver services that are tailored to the local prevalence of HIV, promote awareness of HIV testing and increase opportunities to offer testing to people who may have undiagnosed HIV.

  8. Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (NG103)

    This guideline covers how to increase uptake of the free flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes ways to increase awareness and how to use all opportunities in primary and secondary care to identify people who should be encouraged to have the vaccination.

  9. Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing (NG102)

    This guideline covers how community pharmacies can help maintain and improve people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, including people with a long-term condition. It aims to encourage more people to use community pharmacies by integrating them within existing health and care pathways and ensuring they offer standard services and a consistent approach. It requires a collaborative approach from individual pharmacies and their representatives, local authorities and other commissioners.

  10. Vitamin D: supplement use in specific population groups (PH56)

    This guideline covers vitamin D supplement use. It aims to prevent vitamin D deficiency among specific population groups including infants and children aged under 4, pregnant and breastfeeding women, particularly teenagers and young women, people over 65, people who have low or no exposure to the sun and people with darker skin.

  11. Immunisations: reducing differences in uptake in under 19s (PH21)

    This guideline covers increasing immunisation uptake among children and young people aged under 19 years in groups and settings where immunisation coverage is low. It aims to improve access to immunisation services and increase timely immunisation of children and young people. It also aims to ensure babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B are immunised.

  12. 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.

  13. Physical activity and the environment (NG90)

    This guideline covers how to improve the physical environment to encourage and support physical activity. The aim is to increase the general population’s physical activity levels.

  14. Workplace health: long-term sickness absence and capability to work (NG146)

    This guideline covers how to help people return to work after long-term sickness absence, reduce recurring sickness absence, and help prevent people moving from short-term to long-term sickness absence.

  15. Maternal and child nutrition (PH11)

    This guideline covers the nutrition of pregnant women, including women who are planning to become pregnant, mothers and other carers of children aged under 5 and their children. In particular, it aims to address disparities in the nutrition of low-income and other disadvantaged groups compared with the general population.

  16. Mental wellbeing at work

    In development [GID-NG10140] Expected publication date: 15 December 2021

  17. 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)

  18. 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

  19. 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)

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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)

  24. 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

  25. 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)

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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)

  30. 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

  31. 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)

  32. 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

  33. 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