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Domestic violence and abuse (QS116)

This quality standard covers services for domestic violence and abuse in adults and young people (aged 16 and over). It includes identifying and supporting people experiencing domestic violence or abuse, as well as support for those who carry it out. It also covers children and young people (under 16) who are affected by domestic violence or abuse that is not carried out against them. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2016

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.

Quality standard Published June 2016

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.

Quality standard Published June 2015 Last updated May 2019

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.

Quality standard Published June 2013

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.

Quality standard Published November 2012

Home care for older people

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

NICE Pathway Published September 2015 Last updated March 2018

Medicines management in care homes (QS85)

This quality standard covers managing medicines safely and effectively in care homes. It includes processes for prescribing, handling and administering medicines for adults, young people, and children living in care homes. It also includes providing care and support relating to medicines. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2015

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.

Quality standard Published December 2013

Domestic violence and abuse

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

NICE Pathway Published February 2014 Last updated August 2017

Self-harm

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

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019

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.

Quality standard Published December 2016

Child abuse and neglect (QS179)

This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and responding to abuse and neglect of children and young people under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse. This quality standard describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2019

Child abuse and neglect

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

NICE Pathway Published October 2017 Last updated July 2019

Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis

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

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated October 2017

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.

NICE Pathway Published September 2016 Last updated October 2019

Colonoscopic surveillance

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

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated May 2019

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.

Quality standard Published July 2015

Hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease

Everything NICE has said on managing hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2013 Last updated July 2017

Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges

Everything NICE has said on services, prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2015 Last updated October 2019

Opioids for pain relief in palliative care

Everything NICE has said on prescribing strong opioids in adults with advanced and progressive disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2012 Last updated June 2017

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.

Quality standard Published June 2015

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.

Quality standard Published November 2012

Cardiovascular disease: identifying and supporting people most at risk of dying early

Everything NICE has said on identifying and supporting people most at risk of dying early due to cardiovascular disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2017 Last updated August 2017

Cervical cancer

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

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated April 2018

Anaemia management in people with chronic kidney disease

Everything NICE has said on managing anaemia in people with chronic kidney disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated July 2017

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.

Quality standard Published March 2011 Last updated August 2016

Metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated July 2018

Gastrointestinal cancers

Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated February 2018

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

NICE Pathway Published October 2012 Last updated April 2019

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.

Quality standard Published June 2015

Antenatal and postnatal mental health (QS115)

This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women planning, during or after pregnancy (up to a year after childbirth). It also covers the organisation of mental health services for women during and after pregnancy. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2016

Pancreatitis

Everything NICE has said on pancreatitis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2018

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.

Quality standard Published September 2016

Preoperative tests

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

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated October 2018

Managing medicines for people receiving social care in the community

Everything NICE has said on policies and processes for managing medicines for people receiving social care in the community in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2017 Last updated July 2018

Neuropathic pain

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

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Thyroid disease

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

NICE Pathway Published November 2019

Respiratory conditions

Everything NICE has said on respiratory conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated October 2019

Blood and immune system conditions

Everything NICE has said on blood and immune system conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2014 Last updated October 2019

Pregnancy and complex social factors: service provision

Everything NICE has said on service provision for pregnant women with complex social factors in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated September 2019

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

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated December 2018

Prostatitis – antimicrobial prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for acute prostatitis in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published October 2018 Last updated September 2019

Chronic fatigue syndrome myalgic encephalomyelitis

Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing and managing chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated November 2019

Alcohol-use disorders

Everything NICE has said on preventing, diagnosing and managing alcohol-related disorders in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Kidney conditions

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

NICE Pathway Published May 2015 Last updated May 2018

Neurological conditions

Everything NICE has said on neurological conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated November 2019

Liver cancers

Everything NICE has said on liver and bile duct cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated November 2019

Vitamin D: supplement use in specific population groups

Everything NICE has said on preventing vitamin D deficiency in specific population groups in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2014 Last updated August 2017

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

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

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated September 2018