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.
Evidence-based recommendations on mirabegron (Betmiga) for treating the symptoms of overactive bladder
This guideline covers assessment of fall risk and interventions to prevent falls in people aged 65 and over. It aims to reduce the risk and incidence of falls and the associated distress, pain, injury, loss of confidence, loss of independence and mortality.
This guideline covers stroke rehabilitation for adults and young people aged 16 and over who have had a stroke with continuing impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction. It aims to improve rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke by specifying how stroke units and multidisciplinary stroke teams should be organised. It makes detailed recommendations on assessments and interventions for the functional difficulties caused by stroke.
This guideline covers assessing and managing urinary incontinence in children, young people and adults with neurological disease. It aims to improve care by recommending specific treatments based on what symptoms and neurological conditions people have.
Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using freezing (cryoablation) needles for treating localised prostate cancer
This guideline covers the components of a good patient experience. It aims to make sure that all adults using NHS services have the best possible experience of care.
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency therapy of the anal sphincter for faecal incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for faecal incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on prucalopride (Resolor) for treating chronic constipation in women
This guideline covers assessing and treating bedwetting in people aged under 19. It aims to reduce bedwetting and the distress this causes by explaining what to ask in an assessment, what advice to provide, and which treatments are effective.
This guideline covers detecting and managing metastatic spinal cord compression in adults with cancer that has spread to the spine. It aims to improve quality of life by promoting early detection and management, and reducing spinal cord damage and disability.
Evidence-based recommendations on transabdominal artificial bowel sphincter implantation for faecal incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on stapled haemorrhoidopexy for treating haemorrhoids
This guideline covers assessing and managing faecal incontinence (any involuntary loss of faeces that is a social or hygienic problem) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that staff are aware that faecal incontinence is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.
Evidence-based recommendations on injectable bulking agents for treating faecal incontinence (bowel or anal incontinence)
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for treating localised prostate cancer (carcinoma)
Evidence-based recommendations on stimulated graciloplasty for faecal incontinence (creating a new anal sphincter muscle)
Evidence-based recommendations on sacral nerve stimulation for treating faecal incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on artificial anal sphincter implantation for treating faecal incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on sacral nerve stimulation for treating overactive bladder (urge incontinence and urgency-frequency)
Evidence-based recommendations on circular stapled haemorrhoidectomy for treating internal haemorrhoids
Evidence-based recommendations on bone-anchored cystourethropexy for treating stress urinary incontinence in women
In development [GID-TA10003] Expected publication date: TBC
In development [GID-TAG367] Expected publication date: 01 October 2014