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Sofosbuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA330)

Evidence-based recommendations on sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) for treating some types of chronic hepatitis C (HCV)

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Axitinib for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma after failure of prior systemic treatment (TA333)

Evidence-based recommendations on axitinib (Inlyta) for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) (kidney cancer) when prior systemic treatment has failed

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth (CG37)

This guideline covers the routine postnatal care women and their babies should receive for 6–8 weeks after the birth. It includes advice given on breastfeeding, and the management of common and serious health problems in women and their babies after the birth.

Clinical guideline Published July 2006 Last updated February 2015

Eculizumab for treating atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HST1)

Evidence-based recommendations on culizumab (Soliris) for treating atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (aHUS)

Highly specialised technologies guidance Published January 2015

Hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for primary infertility (IPG509)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for primary infertility

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for recurrent miscarriage (IPG510)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for recurrent miscarriage

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2015

Chronic kidney disease in adults: assessment and management (CG182)

This guideline covers the care and treatment of people with, or at risk of developing, chronic kidney disease. It aims to prevent or delay the progression of chronic kidney disease, reduce or prevent the development of complications, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Clinical guideline Published July 2014 Last updated January 2015

Single‑incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (IPG508)

Evidence-based recommendations on single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (surgery to remove the gallbladder) for treating problematic gallstones

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2014

Obesity: identification, assessment and management (CG189)

This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing obesity in children (aged 2 years and over), young people and adults. It aims to improve the use of bariatric surgery and very-low-calorie diets to help people who are obese to reduce their weight.

Clinical guideline Published November 2014

Dual‑chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome without atrioventricular block (TA324)

Evidence-based recommendations on dual-chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome without atrioventricular block

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Nalmefene for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence (TA325)

Evidence-based recommendations on nalmefene (Selincro) for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Erythropoiesis‑stimulating agents (epoetin and darbepoetin) for treating anaemia in people with cancer having chemotherapy (TA323)

Evidence-recommendations on erythropoiesis-stimulation agents (epoetin alfa, beta, theta and zeta and darbepoetin alfa) for anaemia in people with cancer..

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Imatinib for the adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA326)

Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (cancers in the digestive track)

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Smoking: preventing uptake in children and young people (PH14)

This guideline covers anti-smoking mass-media campaigns, for example, on TV, in newspapers and online. It also covers measures to prevent tobacco being sold to children and young people. The aim is to help prevent children and young people from taking up smoking.

Public health guideline Published July 2008 Last updated November 2014

Maternal and child nutrition (PH11)

This guideline covers the nutrition of pregnant women, including women who are planning to become pregnant, mothers and other carers of children aged under 5 and their children. In particular, it aims to address disparities in the nutrition of low-income and other disadvantaged groups compared with the general population.

Public health guideline Published March 2008 Last updated November 2014

Oral health: local authorities and partners (PH55)

This guideline covers improving oral health by developing and implementing a strategy that meets the needs of people in the local community. It aims to promote and protect people’s oral health by improving their diet and oral hygiene, and by encouraging them to visit the dentist regularly.

Public health guideline Published October 2014

Myocardial infarction (acute): Early rule out using high-sensitivity troponin tests (Elecsys Troponin T high-sensitive, ARCHITECT STAT High Sensitive Troponin-I and AccuTnI+3 assays) (DG15)

Evidence-based recommendations on high-sensitivity troponin tests for the early rule-out of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)

Diagnostics guidance Published October 2014

Physical activity: exercise referral schemes (PH54)

This guideline covers exercise referral schemes for people aged 19 and older, in particular, those who are inactive or sedentary. The aim is to encourage people to be physically active.

Public health guideline Published September 2014

Dimethyl fumarate for treating relapsing‑remitting multiple sclerosis (TA320)

Evidence-based recommendations on dimethyl fumarate (Tecfidera) for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS/RRMS)

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2014

Detecting, managing and monitoring haemostasis: viscoelastometric point‑of‑care testing (ROTEM, TEG and Sonoclot systems) (DG13)

Evidence-based recommendations on viscoelastometric point-of-care testing (ROTEM, TEG and Sonoclot systems) to detect, manage and monitor haemostasis

Diagnostics guidance Published August 2014

Atrial fibrillation: management (CG180)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in adults. It aims to ensure that people receive the best management to help prevent harmful complications, in particular stroke and bleeding.

Clinical guideline Published June 2014 Last updated August 2014

Prasugrel with percutaneous coronary intervention for treating acute coronary syndromes (TA317)

Evidence-based recommendations on prasugrel (Efient) with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for treating acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2014

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy for arrhythmias and heart failure (TA314)

Evidence-based recommendations on implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for arrhythmias and heart failure

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2014

The geko device for reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (MTG19)

Evidence-based recommendations on the geko device for reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)

Medical technologies guidance Published June 2014

Canagliflozin in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes (TA315)

Evidence-based recommendations on canagliflozin (Invokana) in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2014

Teriflunomide for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA303)

Evidence-based recommendations on teriflunomide (Aubagio) for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS/MS) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2014 Last updated June 2014

Weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese adults (PH53)

This guideline covers multi-component lifestyle weight management services including programmes, courses, clubs or groups provided by the public, private and voluntary sector. The aim is to help people lose weight and become more physically active to reduce the risk of diseases associated with obesity. This includes coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and various cancers.

Public health guideline Published May 2014

Alemtuzumab for treating relapsing‑remitting multiple sclerosis (TA312)

Evidence-based recommendations on alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) for treating active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS)

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2014

Measuring fractional exhaled nitric oxide concentration in asthma: NIOX MINO, NIOX VERO and NObreath (DG12)

Evidence-based recommendations on the NIOX MINO, NIOX VERO and Nobreath devices to measure fractional exhaled nitric oxide concentration in asthma

Diagnostics guidance Published April 2014

Needle and syringe programmes (PH52)

This guideline covers needle and syringe programmes for people (including those under 16) who inject drugs. The main aim is to reduce the transmission of viruses and other infections caused by sharing injecting equipment, such as HIV, hepatitis B and C. In turn, this will reduce the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and bacterial infections, so benefiting wider society.

Public health guideline Published March 2014

Contraceptive services for under 25s (PH51)

This guideline covers contraceptive services for under-25s. It aims to ensure all under-25s are given advice and information on all types of contraception. This includes additional tailored support to meet the particular needs and choices of those who are socially disadvantaged or who may find it difficult to use these services.

Public health guideline Published March 2014

Rituximab in combination with glucocorticoids for treating anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis (TA308)

Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) with glucocorticoids for treating anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2014

Total hip replacement and resurfacing arthroplasty for end-stage arthritis of the hip (TA304)

Evidence-based recommendations on total hip replacement and resurfacing arthroplasty for treating end-stage arthritis of the hip

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2014

Domestic violence and abuse: multi-agency working (PH50)

This guideline covers planning and delivering multi-agency services for domestic violence and abuse. It aims to help identify, prevent and reduce domestic violence and abuse among women and men in heterosexual or same-sex relationships, and among young people.

Public health guideline Published February 2014

Pixantrone monotherapy for treating multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin's B‑cell lymphoma (TA306)

Evidence-based recommendations on pixantrone (Pixuvri) for treating multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin's B-cell lymphoma

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2014

Behaviour change: individual approaches (PH49)

This guideline covers changing health-damaging behaviours among people aged 16 and over using interventions such as goals and planning, feedback and monitoring, and social support. It aims to help tackle a range of behaviours including alcohol misuse, poor eating patterns, lack of physical activity, unsafe sexual behaviour and smoking.

Public health guideline Published January 2014

Uterine artery embolisation for treating adenomyosis (IPG473)

Evidence-based recommendations on uterine artery embolisation (blocking blood vessels) for treating adenomyosis (thickening of the womb lining)

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2013

Smoking: acute, maternity and mental health services (PH48)

This guideline covers helping people to stop smoking in acute, maternity and mental health services. It promotes smokefree policies and services and recommends effective ways to help people stop smoking or to abstain from smoking while using or working in secondary care settings.

Public health guideline Published November 2013

Ultra-radical (extensive) surgery for advanced ovarian cancer (IPG470)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultra-radical (extensive) surgery for advanced ovarian cancer (removing cancerous tissue from all organs)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2013

Ranibizumab for treating choroidal neovascularisation associated with pathological myopia (TA298)

Evidence-based recommendations on ranibizumab (Lucentis) for treating choroidal neovascularisation associated with pathological myopia

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2013

Myocardial infarction: cardiac rehabilitation and prevention of further cardiovascular disease (CG172)

This guideline covers cardiac rehabilitation and preventing further cardiovascular disease in people aged 18 and over who have had a myocardial infarction. It aims to promote the health of people who have had an MI by encouraging them to attend a cardiac rehabilitation programme and advising them on a healthy lifestyle. It also includes advice on drug therapy.

Clinical guideline Published November 2013

Interferon alfa (pegylated and non-pegylated) and ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (TA75)

Evidence-based recommendations on interferon alfa (pegylated and non-pegylated) and ribavirin for treating chronic hepatitis C

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2004 Last updated November 2013

Unstable angina and NSTEMI: early management (CG94)

This guideline covers treatments for people aged 18 and over with unstable angina (recurring chest pain) or a type of heart attack called non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). It aims to ensure that people get treatment quickly. It recommends that as soon as NSTEMI or unstable angina is diagnosed, healthcare professionals assess people for risk of more serious heart problems in the future to guide their treatment.

Clinical guideline Published March 2010 Last updated November 2013

Weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese children and young people (PH47)

This guideline covers lifestyle weight management services for children and young people aged under 18 who are overweight or obese. It advises how to deliver effective weight management programmes that support children and young people to change their lifestyle and manage their weight.

Public health guideline Published October 2013

Ocriplasmin for treating vitreomacular traction (TA297)

Evidence-based recommendations on ocriplasmin (Jetrea) for treating vitreomacular traction in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2013

Faecal calprotectin diagnostic tests for inflammatory diseases of the bowel (DG11)

Evidence-based recommendations on faecal calprotectin diagnostic tests for inflammatory diseases of the bowel

Diagnostics guidance Published October 2013

EGFR‑TK mutation testing in adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (DG9)

Evidence-based recommendations on EGFR-TK mutation testing in adults with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Diagnostics guidance Published August 2013

Intraoperative tests (RD‑100i OSNA system and Metasin test) for detecting sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer (DG8)

Evidence-based recommendations on the RD-100i OSNA system and Metasin test for detecting sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer

Diagnostics guidance Published August 2013

Pazopanib for the first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (TA215)

Evidence-based recommendations on pazopanib (Votrient) for the first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC/kidney cancer)

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2011 Last updated August 2013

Smoking: harm reduction (PH45)

This guideline covers reducing harm from smoking. It aims to help people, particularly those who are highly dependent on nicotine, who:

Public health guideline Published June 2013 Last updated July 2013