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  1. Multiple pregnancy: twin and triplet pregnancies (QS46)

    This quality standard covers the additional antenatal care for women who are pregnant with twins or triplets that is offered alongside routine antenatal care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  2. Suicide prevention (QS189)

    This quality standard covers ways to reduce suicide and help people bereaved or affected by suicide. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. Urinary tract infection in children and young people (QS36)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing urinary tract infection in infants, children and young people (under 16). It includes new and recurrent infections of the upper or lower urinary tract. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  4. Postnatal care (QS37)

    This quality standard covers routine postnatal care for women and their babies (and their partners and families, if appropriate). This includes feeding support, advice on safe sleeping, and recognising and managing health problems in women and their babies. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  5. Healthcare-associated infections (QS113)

    This quality standard covers preventing and controlling infections in hospitals and other secondary care settings that develop because of treatment or from being in a healthcare setting (healthcare-associated infections). It includes monitoring, responsibilities, and policies and procedures in secondary care organisations to reduce the risk of infection in patients, staff and visitors. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  6. Metastatic spinal cord compression

    Everything NICE has said on detecting and managing metastatic spinal cord compression in adults with cancer in an interactive flowchart

  7. Constipation in children and young people (QS62)

    This quality standard covers the diagnosis and management of constipation of unknown cause in babies, children and young people (from birth to 18 years). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  8. Chronic heart failure

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in adults in an interactive flowchart

  9. Myeloma

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing myeloma, and preventing and managing its complications in an interactive flowchart

  10. Advanced breast cancer

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

  11. Constipation

    Everything NICE has said on constipation in an interactive flowchart

  12. Eye conditions

    Everything NICE has said on eye conditions in an interactive flowchart

  13. Motor neurone disease

    Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing motor neurone disease in adults in an interactive flowchart

  14. Chronic kidney disease in adults (QS5)

    This quality standard covers the assessment and management of chronic kidney disease in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  15. Obesity

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

  16. Intrapartum care (QS105)

    This quality standard covers the care of women and their babies during labour and immediately after the birth. It covers women who go into labour at term, and includes women at low risk of complications during labour and those who go on to develop complications. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  17. Preoperative tests

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

  18. Caesarean section

    Everything NICE has said on caesarean section in an interactive flowchart

  19. Ulcerative colitis

    Everything NICE has said on managing ulcerative colitis in adults, children and young people in an interactive flowchart

  20. Primary hyperparathyroidism

    Everything NICE has said on primary hyperparathyroidism in an interactive flowchart

  21. Renal and ureteric stones

    Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart.

  22. Pneumonia in adults (QS110)

    This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) with suspected or confirmed pneumonia. It includes diagnosing and managing community-acquired pneumonia. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  23. Diarrhoea and vomiting in children

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing diarrhoea and vomiting caused by gastroenteritis in children under 5 in an interactive flowchart

  24. Sickle cell disease: acute painful episode

    Everything NICE has said on managing acute painful sickle cell disease episodes in patients presenting to hospital until discharge in an interactive flowchart

  25. Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing (QS196)

    This quality standard covers how community pharmacies can support the health and wellbeing of the local population. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  26. Faltering growth (QS197)

    This quality standard covers recognising and managing faltering growth in babies (aged up to 1 year) and preschool children (aged over 1 year). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  27. Leg ulcers

    Everything NICE has said on leg ulcers in an interactive flowchart

  28. Foot care for people with diabetes

    Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with type 1 or 2 diabetes in an interactive flowchart

  29. Pressure ulcers

    Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing pressure ulcers in all age groups in primary care and community settings in an interactive flowchart

  30. Faltering growth

    Everything NICE has said on faltering growth in infants and children in an interactive flowchart

  31. Bipolar disorder

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

  32. Learning disability: identifying and managing mental health problems (QS142)

    This quality standard covers the prevention, assessment and management of mental health problems in people with learning disabilities in all settings (including health, social care, education, and forensic and criminal justice). It also covers family members, carers and care workers.

  33. Promoting health and preventing premature mortality in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups (QS167)

    This quality standard covers promoting health and preventing premature mortality among black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups. It is relevant to all age groups and all settings.

  34. Skin cancer (QS130)

    This quality standard covers preventing, assessing, diagnosing and managing skin cancer (malignant melanoma and non-melanoma). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  35. Antimicrobial stewardship (QS121)

    This quality standard covers the effective use of antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance, which is when antimicrobial medicines lose their effectiveness. It covers all settings and all types of antimicrobials for treating bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic infections. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  36. Learning disability: care and support of people growing older (QS187)

    This quality standard covers identifying, assessing and regularly reviewing the care and support needs of people with a learning disability as they grow older. People with a learning disability have many of the same age-related health and social care needs as other people, but this quality standard focuses on the specific challenges associated with their learning disability. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  37. Dementia (QS184)

    This quality standard covers preventing dementia, and assessment, management and health and social care support for people with dementia. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  38. Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (QS190)

    This quality standard covers increasing the uptake of flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  39. Antenatal care (QS22)

    This quality standard covers care for healthy women and their babies during pregnancy (up to 42 weeks). It covers routine antenatal care in primary, community and hospital settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  40. Hip fracture in adults (QS16)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing hip fracture in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  41. Service user experience in adult mental health services (QS14)

    This quality standard covers improving the experience of people using adult NHS mental health services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  42. Head and neck cancer (QS146)

    This quality standard covers assessing, diagnosing and managing head and neck cancer, including cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  43. Eating disorders (QS175)

    This quality standard covers assessment, treatment, monitoring and care for children, young people and adults with an eating disorder. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  44. Healthy workplaces: improving employee mental and physical health and wellbeing (QS147)

    This quality standard covers the health and wellbeing of all employees, including their mental health. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not cover managing long-term sickness absence.

  45. Oral health in care homes (QS151)

    This quality standard covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes (with and without nursing provision). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.