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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. 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.

  6. Safe midwifery staffing for maternity settings (NG4)

    This guideline covers safe midwifery staffing in all maternity settings, including at home, in the community, in day assessment units, in obstetric units, and in units led by midwives (both alongside hospitals and free-standing). It aims to improve maternity care by giving advice on monitoring staffing levels and actions to take if there are not enough midwives to meet the needs of women and babies in the service.

  7. Brentuximab vedotin for treating relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (TA478)

    Evidence-based recommendations on brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for treating relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma in adults

  8. Autologous chondrocyte implantation for treating symptomatic articular cartilage defects of the knee (TA477)

    Evidence-based recommendations on autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) in people with symptomatic articular cartilage defects of the knee

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Palbociclib with an aromatase inhibitor for previously untreated, hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (TA495)

    Evidence-based recommendations on palbociclib (Ibrance) as initial endocrine-based therapy for hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or

  12. Ibrutinib for treating Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia (TA491)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia (non-Hodgkin lymphoma) in adults after at least 1 therapy

  13. Regorafenib for previously treated unresectable or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA488)

    Evidence-based recommendations on on regorafenib (Stivarga) for previously treated gastrointestinal stromal tumours in adults

  14. Nivolumab for previously treated non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA484)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced or metastatic (secondary) non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer in adults after

  15. Nivolumab for previously treated squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA483)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults after chemotherapy

  16. Immunosuppressive therapy for kidney transplant in children and young people (TA482)

    Evidence-based recommendations on immunosuppressive therapy for kidney transplant in children and young people

  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. Azacitidine for treating acute myeloid leukaemia with more than 30% bone marrow blasts (TA399)

    Evidence-based recommendations on azacitidine (Vidaza) for treating acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) with more than 30% bone marrow blasts

  19. Lumacaftor–ivacaftor for treating cystic fibrosis homozygous for the F508del mutation (TA398)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lumacaftor–ivacaftor (Orkambi) for treating cystic fibrosis in people 12 years and older who are homozygous for the F508del

  20. Belimumab for treating active autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus (TA397)

    Evidence-based recommendations on belimumab (Benlysta) as an add-on treatment for active autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus

  21. 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

  22. Evolocumab for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia and mixed dyslipidaemia (TA394)

    Evidence-based recommendations on evolocumab (Repatha) for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia (high cholesterol) and mixed dyslipidaemia

  23. Alirocumab for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia and mixed dyslipidaemia (TA393)

    Evidence-based recommendations on alirocumab (Praluent) for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia (high cholesterol) and mixed dyslipidaemia

  24. Adalimumab for treating moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (TA392)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira) for treating moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) (acne inversa)

  25. Canagliflozin, dapagliflozin and empagliflozin as monotherapies for treating type 2 diabetes (TA390)

    Evidence-based recommendations on canagliflozin (Invokana), dapagliflozin (Forxiga) and empagliflozin (Jardiance) for treating type 2 diabetes in adults

  26. Nivolumab for treating locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA530)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-containing chemotherapy

  27. 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