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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  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. 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.

  5. Cetuximab, bevacizumab and panitumumab for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy: Cetuximab (monotherapy or combination chemotherapy), bevacizumab (in combination with non-oxaliplatin chemotherapy) and panitumumab (monotherapy) for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy (TA242)

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

  6. Rituximab for the first-line treatment of stage III-IV follicular lymphoma (TA243)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for the first-line treatment of stage III–IV follicular lymphoma

  7. Rivaroxaban for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in people with atrial fibrillation (TA256)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (AF)

  8. Lapatinib or trastuzumab in combination with an aromatase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of metastatic hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer that overexpresses HER2 (TA257)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lapatinib (Tyverb) or trastuzumab (Herceptin) combined with an aromatase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of..

  9. Erlotinib for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic EGFR-TK mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA258)

    Evidence-based recommendations on erlotinib (Tarceva) for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

  10. Botulinum toxin type A for the prevention of headaches in adults with chronic migraine (TA260)

    Evidence-based recommendations on botulinum toxin type A (Botox) for the prevention of headaches in adults with chronic migraine

  11. Fulvestrant for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (TA239)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fulvestrant (Faslodex) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer

  12. Apixaban for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee replacement in adults (TA245)

    Evidence-based recommendations on apixaban (Eliquis) for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after total hip or knee replacement in adults

  13. Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (TA249)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (AF)

  14. Fingolimod for the treatment of highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA254)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fingolimod (Gilenya) for treating highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS)

  15. Ipilimumab for previously untreated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (TA319)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ipilimumab (Yervoy) for previously untreated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in adults

  16. Pertuzumab for the neoadjuvant treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer (TA424)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pertuzumab (Perjeta) for treating HER2-positive breast cancer that is locally advanced, inflammatory, or early-stage with a

  17. Nivolumab in combination with ipilimumab for treating advanced melanoma (TA400)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) with ipilimumab (Yervoy) for treating advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in adults

  18. Trametinib in combination with dabrafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic melanoma (TA396)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trametinib (Mekinist) with dabrafenib (Tafinlar) for adults with unresectable or metastatic melanoma that has a BRAF V600

  19. Abiraterone for treating metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer before chemotherapy is indicated (TA387)

    Evidence-based recommendations on abiraterone (Zytiga) for treating metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer before chemotherapy is indicated in adults

  20. Atezolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after chemotherapy (TA520)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after chemotherapy in adults

  21. Pembrolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA519)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for previously treated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

  22. Ixazomib with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for treating relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (TA505)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ixazomib (Ninlaro), with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma in adults

  23. Atezolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable (TA492)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

  24. Paclitaxel as albumin-bound nanoparticles with gemcitabine for untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer (TA476)

    Evidence-based recommendations on paclitaxel as albumin-bound nanoparticles (nab-paclitaxel; Abraxane) for untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer in adults

  25. Cetuximab for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell cancer of the head and neck (TA473)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux) for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell cancer of the head and neck in adults

  26. Nivolumab for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma (TA462)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma in adults

  27. Cetuximab and panitumumab for previously untreated metastatic colorectal cancer (TA439)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux) and panitumumab (Vectibix) for previously untreated RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer in adults

  28. Pembrolizumab for adjuvant treatment of resected melanoma with high risk of recurrence (TA553)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for adjuvant treatment of stage III melanoma with lymph node involvement in adults

  29. Dabrafenib with trametinib for adjuvant treatment of resected BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma (TA544)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabrafenib (Tafinlar) with trametinib (Mekinist) for resected stage III, BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma in adults

  30. Pembrolizumab for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma (TA540)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma in adults

  31. Lenvatinib and sorafenib for treating differentiated thyroid cancer after radioactive iodine (TA535)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lenvatinib (Lenvima) and sorafenib (Nexavar) for progressive, locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer in

  32. Niraparib for maintenance treatment of relapsed, platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancer (TA528)

    Evidence-based recommendations on niraparib (Zejula) for treating relapsed, platinum-sensitive high-grade serous epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary

  33. Atezolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA525)

    Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for previously treated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

  34. Pembrolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable (TA522)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults