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Fertility

Everything NICE has said on assessing and treating people with fertility problems in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2013 Last updated September 2019

Bipolar disorder

Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2014 Last updated May 2018

Oral health promotion: general dental practice (NG30)

This guideline covers how general dental practice teams can convey advice about oral hygiene and the use of fluoride. It also covers diet, smoking, smokeless tobacco and alcohol intake.

NICE guideline Published December 2015

Major trauma: assessment and initial management (NG39)

This guideline covers the rapid identification and early management of major trauma in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by improving the quality of their immediate care. It does not cover care for people with burns.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Mental health of adults in contact with the criminal justice system (NG66)

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.

NICE guideline Published March 2017

Sepsis

Everything NICE has said on the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated January 2020

People's experience in adult social care services: improving the experience of care and support for people using adult social care services (NG86)

This guideline covers the care and support of adults receiving social care in their own homes, residential care and community settings. It aims to help people understand what care they can expect and to improve their experience by supporting them to make decisions about their care.

NICE guideline Published February 2018

Brain tumours and metastases

Everything NICE has said on brain tumours in adults, including cancer, in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2018

End of life care for people with life-limiting conditions

Everything NICE has said about the care of people with a progressive life-limiting condition who are at the end of their life in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2017 Last updated October 2019

Oral and dental health

Everything NICE has said on oral and dental health in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated September 2018

Preventing type 2 diabetes

Everything NICE has said on preventing type 2 diabetes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2011 Last updated November 2018

Pregnancy and complex social factors: a model for service provision for pregnant women with complex social factors (CG110)

This guideline covers antenatal care for all pregnant women with complex social factors (particularly alcohol or drug misuse, recent migrant or asylum seeker status, difficulty reading or speaking English, aged under 20, domestic abuse). It offers advice on improving access to care, maintaining contact with antenatal carers, and additional information and support for these women.

Clinical guideline Published September 2010

Needle and syringe programmes (PH52)

This guideline covers needle and syringe programmes for people (including those under 16) who inject drugs. The main aim is to reduce the transmission of viruses and other infections caused by sharing injecting equipment, such as HIV, hepatitis B and C. In turn, this will reduce the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and bacterial infections, so benefiting wider society.

Clinical guideline Published March 2014

Obesity

Everything NICE has said on preventing, identifying, assessing and managing obesity in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2013 Last updated August 2019

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in people aged 16 and over in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Self-limiting respiratory tract and ear infections – antibiotic prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antibiotic prescribing for self-limiting respiratory tract and ear infections in primary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated January 2020

Constipation

Everything NICE has said on constipation in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated January 2019

Children's attachment: attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care (NG26)

This guideline covers the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18 who are adopted from care, in special guardianship, looked after by local authorities in foster homes (including kinship foster care), residential settings and other accommodation, or on the edge of care. It aims to address the many emotional and psychological needs of children and young people in these situations, including those resulting from maltreatment.

NICE guideline Published November 2015

Smoking

Everything NICE has said on preventing the uptake of smoking and helping people to stop smoking in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated December 2019

Behaviour change

Everything NICE has said on changing people's health-related behaviours, including interventions aimed at over 16s, in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2014 Last updated August 2019

Social and emotional wellbeing for children and young people

Everything NICE has said on supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated November 2019

Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management (NG118)

This guideline covers assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones. It aims to improve the detection, clearance and prevention of stones, so reducing pain and anxiety, and improving quality of life.

NICE guideline Published January 2019

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings (CG173)

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic neuropathy by reducing pain and promoting increased participation in all aspects of daily living. The guideline sets out how drug treatments for neuropathic pain differ from traditional pain management.

Clinical guideline Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Prostate cancer

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and treating prostate cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2011 Last updated May 2019

Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing

Everything NICE has said on how community pharmacies can promote health and wellbeing in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2018 Last updated August 2019

Neutropenic sepsis: prevention and management in people with cancer (CG151)

This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing neutropenic sepsis in children, young people and adults receiving treatment for cancer in the community and in secondary and tertiary care. It aims to reduce the risk of infection in people with neutropenia (low number of white blood cells) who are receiving anticancer treatment and improve management of neutropenic sepsis.

Clinical guideline Published September 2012

Delirium: prevention, diagnosis and management (CG103)

This guideline covers diagnosing and treating delirium in people aged 18 and over in hospital and in long-term residential care or a nursing home. It also covers identifying people at risk of developing delirium in these settings and preventing onset. It aims to improve diagnosis of delirium and reduce hospital stays and complications.

Clinical guideline Published July 2010 Last updated March 2019

Dementia

Everything NICE has said on assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease and their carers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated June 2019

Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs (NG27)

This guideline covers the transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care homes for adults with social care needs. It aims to improve people's experience of admission to, and discharge from, hospital by better coordination of health and social care services.

NICE guideline Published December 2015

Major trauma: service delivery (NG40)

This guideline covers the organisation and provision of major trauma services in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by providing a systematic approach to the delivery of major trauma care. It does not cover services for people with burns.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Cirrhosis in over 16s: assessment and management (NG50)

This guideline covers assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people who are 16 years or older. It aims to improve how cirrhosis is identified and diagnosed. It recommends tools to assess the severity of cirrhosis and gives advice on monitoring people with cirrhosis to detect and manage complications early, and referral criteria for tertiary care.

NICE guideline Published July 2016

Common mental health disorders in primary care

Everything NICE has said on identifying and managing common mental health disorders in adults in primary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated December 2018

Spinal injury: assessment and initial management (NG41)

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It covers traumatic injuries to the spine but does not cover spinal injury caused by a disease.It aims to reduce death and disability by improving the quality of emergency and urgent care.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: assessment and management in healthcare settings

Everything NICE has said about assessing and managing coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse in healthcare settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated August 2019

Food allergy in under 19s

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and assessing food allergy in children and young people in primary care and community settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated October 2018

Cannabis-based medicinal products (NG144)

This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services

Everything NICE has said on severe mental illness and substance misuse (dual diagnosis) for people over 14 in community services in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2016 Last updated September 2019

Eczema

Everything NICE has said on managing atopic eczema in children up to 12 years, and treating eczema in people aged 13 years and over in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated July 2018

Hypothermia: prevention and management in adults having surgery (CG65)

This guideline covers preventing and managing inadvertent hypothermia in people aged 18 and over having surgery. It offers advice on assessing patients’ risk of hypothermia, measuring and monitoring temperature, and devices for keeping patients warm before, during and after surgery.

Clinical guideline Published April 2008 Last updated December 2016

Prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections

Everything NICE has said on preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated November 2019

Coeliac disease: recognition, assessment and management (NG20)

This guideline covers the recognition, assessment and management of coeliac disease in children, young people and adults.

NICE guideline Published September 2015

Child abuse and neglect (NG76)

This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse, and neglect. The guideline aims to help anyone whose work brings them into contact with children and young people to spot signs of abuse and neglect and to know how to respond. It also supports practitioners who carry out assessments and provide early help and interventions to children, young people, parents and carers.

NICE guideline Published October 2017

Looked-after babies, children and young people

Everything NICE has said on services and care for looked-after babies, children and young people up to 25 in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published April 2013 Last updated March 2018

Lower limb peripheral arterial disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing lower limb peripheral arterial disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated October 2019

Menopause

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated December 2019

Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management (NG98)

This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties, managing earwax and referring people for audiological or specialist assessment and management.

NICE guideline Published June 2018

Dementia, disability and frailty in later life: mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset

Everything NICE has said on preventing or delaying dementia, disability and frailty in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2015 Last updated November 2019

Osteoporosis: assessing the risk of fragility fracture (CG146)

This guideline covers assessing the risk of fragility fracture in people aged 18 and over with osteoporosis. It aims to provide guidance on the selection and use of risk assessment tools in the care of adults at risk of fragility fractures in all NHS settings.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012 Last updated February 2017

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.

NICE guideline Published July 2016

Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management (NG100)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people with rheumatoid arthritis have the right treatment to slow the progression of their condition and control their symptoms. People should also have rapid access to specialist care if their condition suddenly worsens.

NICE guideline Published July 2018