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  1. Nutrition support in adults (QS24)

    This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition in hospital or in the community. It includes identifying people at risk of malnutrition and providing nutrition support, including dietary changes and artificial nutrition support given through feeding tubes (enteral nutrition) or directly into a vein (parenteral nutrition). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  2. Drug use disorders in adults (QS23)

    This quality standard covers assessment and treatment of drug use disorders in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes treating the misuse of opioids, cannabis, stimulants and other drugs in all settings, including inpatient and specialist residential and community-based treatment settings, and prison services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. Prostate cancer (QS91)

    This quality standard covers managing prostate cancer in people referred to secondary care or having follow-up for prostate cancer in primary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  4. Mental wellbeing of older people in care homes (QS50)

    This quality standard covers the mental wellbeing of older people (aged 65 and over) receiving care in care homes (including residential and nursing accommodation, day care and respite care). It focuses on support for people to improve their mental wellbeing so that they can stay as well and independent as possible. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  5. Pressure ulcers (QS89)

    This quality standard covers preventing, assessing and managing pressure ulcers (bed sores) in adults, young people and children. It includes risk assessment and support to prevent pressure ulcers. It applies to all settings, including hospitals, care homes (with and without nursing care) and people’s own homes.

  6. End of life care for adults (QS13)

    This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) who are approaching the end of their life. This includes people who are likely to die within 12 months, people with advanced, progressive, incurable conditions and people with life-threatening acute conditions. It also covers support for their families and carers. It includes care provided by health and social care staff in all settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  7. Bipolar disorder in adults (QS95)

    This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in adults (aged 18 and over) in primary and secondary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  8. Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs (QS136)

    This quality standard covers admissions into, and discharge from, inpatient hospital settings for adults (aged 18 years and over) with social care needs. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not cover inpatient mental health settings, which will be covered by a quality standard on transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings .

  9. Personality disorders: borderline and antisocial (QS88)

    This quality standard covers assessing and managing borderline and antisocial personality disorders. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  10. Diabetes in adults (QS6)

    This quality standard covers care and treatment for adults with diabetes. It includes preventing type 2 diabetes, managing type 1 and type 2 diabetes, diabetes-related foot care and diabetes education programmes. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  11. Social care for older people with multiple long-term conditions (QS132)

    This quality standard covers the planning and delivery of social care and support for older people (aged 65 and over) with multiple long-term conditions. It includes people living in their own homes, in specialist settings or in care homes, both those who receive support with funding for their social care and those who do not. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  12. Home care for older people

    Everything NICE has said on planning and delivering home care for older people in an interactive flowchart

  13. Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis

    Everything NICE has said on infective endocarditis antimicrobial prophylaxis for people having interventional procedures in an interactive flowchart

  14. Colonoscopic surveillance

    Everything NICE has said on colonoscopic surveillance for people with inflammatory bowel disease or adenomas in an interactive flowchart.

  15. Domestic violence and abuse

    Everything NICE has said on identifying, preventing and reducing domestic violence and abuse in an interactive flowchart

  16. Self-harm

    Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing self-harm in an interactive flowchart

  17. Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people

    Everything NICE has said on harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people (under 18s or under 25s with special educational needs or a disability) in an interactive flowchart.

  18. Tinnitus

    Everything NICE has said on tinnitus in an interactive flowchart.

  19. Child abuse and neglect

    Everything NICE has said on child abuse and neglect in an interactive flowchart

  20. Self‑harm (QS34)

    This quality standard covers the initial management of self-harm and the provision of longer-term support for children and young people (aged 8 to 18) and adults (aged 18 and over) who self-harm. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  21. Cervical cancer

    Everything NICE has said on screening and managing cervical cancer in an interactive flowchart

  22. Supporting adult carers

    Everything NICE has said on supporting adults carers in an interactive flowchart

  23. Gastrointestinal cancers

    Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

  24. Perioperative care

    Everything NICE has said on perioperative care in adults in an interactive flowchart.

  25. Barrett's oesophagus

    Everything NICE has said on treating adults with Barrett's oesophagus who have high-grade dysplasia or early intramucosal cancer in an interactive flowchart

  26. Home care for older people (QS123)

    This quality standard covers care and support for older people living in their own homes (known as home care or domiciliary care). It covers people aged over 65 using home care services, and may also cover some people under 65 with complex needs. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  27. Respiratory conditions

    Everything NICE has said on respiratory conditions in an interactive flowchart

  28. Preoperative tests

    Everything NICE has said on routine preoperative tests for people over 16 having elective surgery in an interactive flowchart

  29. Thyroid disease

    Everything NICE has said on thyroid disease in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

  30. Pancreatitis

    Everything NICE has said on pancreatitis in an interactive flowchart

  31. Neuropathic pain

    Everything NICE has said on pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings in an interactive flowchart

  32. Post-traumatic stress disorder

    Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

  33. Oral health for adults in care homes

    Everything NICE has said on maintaining and improving the oral health of adults in care homes in an interactive flowchart

  34. Kidney conditions

    Everything NICE has said on kidney (renal) conditions in an interactive flowchart

  35. Gallstone disease

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing gallstone disease in adults in an interactive flowchart

  36. Leg ulcers

    Everything NICE has said on leg ulcers in an interactive flowchart

  37. Urinary incontinence in neurological disease

    Everything NICE has said on managing lower urinary tract dysfunction resulting from neurological disease and injury in an interactive flowchart