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Health of people in the criminal justice system

Everything NICE has said on managing the physical and mental health of people in prison, and the mental health of people in the criminal justice system

NICE Pathway Published November 2016 Last updated August 2019

Metastatic spinal cord compression in adults: risk assessment, diagnosis and management (CG75)

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.

Clinical guideline Published November 2008

Physical health of people in prison (NG57)

This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing physical health problems of people in prison. It aims to improve health and wellbeing in the prison population by promoting more coordinated care and more effective approaches to prescribing, dispensing and supervising medicines.

NICE guideline Published November 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

Managing medicines in care homes (SC1)

This guideline covers good practice for managing medicines in care homes. It aims to promote the safe and effective use of medicines in care homes by advising on processes for prescribing, handling and administering medicines. It also recommends how care and services relating to medicines should be provided to people living in care homes.

Social care guideline Published March 2014

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

Safe staffing for nursing in adult inpatient wards in acute hospitals (SG1)

This guideline covers organisational and managerial approaches to safe nurse staffing of inpatient wards for people aged 18 and over in acute hospitals. It aims to ensure that patients receive the nursing care they need, regardless of the ward to which they are allocated, the time of the day, or the day of the week.

Safe staffing guideline Published July 2014

Prucalopride for the treatment of chronic constipation in women (TA211)

Evidence-based recommendations on prucalopride (Resolor) for treating chronic constipation in women

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2010

Cerebral palsy in adults (NG119)

This guideline covers care and support for adults with cerebral palsy. It aims to improve health and wellbeing, promote access to services and support participation and independent living.

NICE guideline Published January 2019

Constipation (opioid induced) - methylnaltrexone bromide [ID700]

In development [GID-TA10003] Expected publication date: TBC

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Constipation (opioid induced) - lubiprostone [ID646]

In development [GID-TAG367] Expected publication date: 01 October 2014

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (TA217)

Evidence-based recommendations on donepezil (Aricept), galantamine (Reminyl), rivastigmine (Exelon) and memantine (Ebixa) for treating Alzheimer's disease

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2011 Last updated June 2018

New protocol for active surveillance of men with early prostate cancer

Men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer, which can avoid or delay unnecessary treatment, should have their prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels measured every 3-4 months initially, according to updated guidelines from NICE.

News Published January 2014 Last updated January 2014

NICE calls for children with constipation to be given full assessment

GPs should ensure that children and young people with constipation receive a full assessment to prevent acute episodes and unnecessary admissions to A&E, according to NICE’s latest quality standard.

News Published May 2014 Last updated May 2014

Older patients at high risk of hospital falls

Healthcare professionals should consider patients aged 65 or older, and those aged over 50 with underlying conditions such as stroke, at high risk of falling while in hospital care, according to updated guidelines from NICE.

News Published June 2013 Last updated June 2013