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Lifestyle weight management services for overweight or obese adults

Everything NICE has said on lifestyle weight management services for overweight or obese adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2014 Last updated November 2016

High-throughput non-invasive prenatal testing for fetal RHD genotype (DG25)

Evidence-based recommendations on high-throughput non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for fetal RHD genotype

Diagnostics guidance Published November 2016

Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NG18)

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people aged under 18. The guideline recommends strict targets for blood glucose control to reduce the long-term risks associated with diabetes.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated November 2016

Life-extending breast cancer drug approved by NICE in draft guidance

People with advanced breast cancer are set to benefit from a life-extending drug as NICE says it should be available on the NHS.

News Published November 2016 Last updated November 2016

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

Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification (CG181)

This guideline covers the assessment and care of adults who are at risk of or who have cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as heart disease and stroke. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people who are at risk of cardiovascular problems including people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or chronic kidney disease. It describes the lifestyle changes people can make and how statins can be used to reduce their risk.

Clinical guideline Published July 2014 Last updated September 2016

Multimorbidity: clinical assessment and management (NG56)

This guideline covers optimising care for adults with multimorbidity (multiple long-term conditions) by reducing treatment burden (polypharmacy and multiple appointments) and unplanned care. It aims to improve quality of life by promoting shared decisions based on what is important to each person in terms of treatments, health priorities, lifestyle and goals. The guideline sets out which people are most likely to benefit from an approach to care that takes account of multimorbidity, how they can be identified and what the care involves.

NICE guideline Published September 2016

Coil is more effective than pill as emergency contraception, says NICE

NICE is calling for women to be told that the coil is more effective than the ‘morning after pill’ for emergency contraception, in a new quality standard.

News Published September 2016 Last updated September 2016

Autism spectrum disorder in adults: diagnosis and management (CG142)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing suspected or confirmed autism spectrum disorder (autism, Asperger’s syndrome and atypical autism) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve access and engagement with interventions and services, and the experience of care, for people with autism.

Clinical guideline Published June 2012 Last updated August 2016

NICE draft guidance recommends new drug for people with ankylosing spondylitis

New draft guidance from NICE means thousands of people with back condition ankylosing spondylitis will soon have access to an innovative new drug.

News Published August 2016 Last updated August 2016

Type 1 diabetes in adults: diagnosis and management (NG17)

This guideline covers the care and treatment of adults (aged 18 and over) with type 1 diabetes.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated July 2016

New blood test for pregnant women could help thousands avoid unnecessary treatment

NICE draft guidance recommends non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for fetal rhesus-D status.

News Published July 2016 Last updated July 2016

Cirrhosis in over 16s: assessment and management (NG50)

This guideline covers assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people who are 16 years or older. It aims to improve how cirrhosis is identified and diagnosed. It recommends tools to assess the severity of cirrhosis and gives advice on monitoring people with cirrhosis to detect and manage complications early, and referral criteria for tertiary care.

NICE guideline Published July 2016

Topotecan, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride, paclitaxel, trabectedin and gemcitabine for treating recurrent ovarian cancer (TA389)

Evidence-based recommendations on topotecan, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride (Caelyx), paclitaxel, trabectedin (Yondelis) and gemcitabine...

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2016

Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery (NG45)

This guideline covers routine preoperative tests for people aged over 16 who are having elective surgery. It aims to reduce unnecessary testing by advising which tests to offer people before minor, intermediate and major or complex surgery, taking into account specific comorbidities (cardiovascular, renal and respiratory conditions and diabetes and obesity). It does not cover pregnant women or people having cardiothoracic procedures or neurosurgery.

NICE guideline Published April 2016

Ensuring trauma care is delivered effectively and consistently

NICE has launched a suite of guidelines to ensure that trauma services are delivered effectively and consistently.

News Published February 2016 Last updated February 2016

Spinal injury: assessment and initial management (NG41)

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It covers traumatic injuries to the spine but does not cover spinal injury caused by a disease.It aims to reduce death and disability by improving the quality of emergency and urgent care.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

New recommended drinking guidelines welcomed by NICE

NICE has welcomed proposed new guidelines on alcohol which aim to limit the health risks that result from drinking.

News Published January 2016 Last updated January 2016

NICE appoints new Non Executive Director

NICE has appointed Dr Rosie Benneyworth, a GP and former commissioner, as a new Non-Executive Director (NED) to its Board.

News Published January 2016 Last updated January 2016

The NICE year in review part 2

A short summary of guidance and advice that generated the most interest during the second half of 2015.

News Published December 2015 Last updated December 2015

The NICE year in review part 1

Here’s a short summary of the guidance and advice that has generated the most interest during the first half of 2015.

News Published December 2015 Last updated December 2015

Premature ovarian insufficiency:- What are the main clinical manifestations of premature ovarian insufficiency and the short- and long-term impact of the most common therapeutic interventions?

Any explanatory notes(if applicable) Why this is important:- Women with premature ovarian insufficiency can experience the effects of...

Research recommendation Published December 2015

Blood transfusion (NG24)

This guideline covers the assessment for and management of blood transfusions in adults, young people and children over 1 year old. It covers the general principles of blood transfusion, but does not make recommendations relating to specific conditions.

NICE guideline Published November 2015

Women with symptoms of menopause should not suffer in silence

Women whose lives are being affected by the symptoms menopause should not feel they have to suffer in silence, says NICE.

News Published November 2015 Last updated November 2015

VivaScope 1500 and 3000 imaging systems for detecting skin cancer lesions (DG19)

Evidence-based recommendations on VivaScope 1500 and 3000 imaging systems for detecting skin cancer lesions

Diagnostics guidance Published November 2015

Leading a healthier lifestyle can delay dementia, disability and frailty in later life

People should be encouraged to stop smoking, be more physically active, reduce their alcohol consumption, and adopt a healthy diet to help lower the risk of developing dementia, disability and frailty in later life.

News Published October 2015 Last updated October 2015

Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period (NG3)

This guideline covers managing diabetes and its complications in women who are planning pregnancy or are already pregnant. It aims to improve the diagnosis of gestational diabetes and help women with diabetes to self-manage their blood glucose levels before and during pregnancy.

NICE guideline Published February 2015 Last updated August 2015

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lifestyle and personal or family medical history. We recommend that menopausal women discuss with their doctors their own individual...

News Published July 2015 Last updated July 2015

Hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) (IPG522)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (uterine myomas or fibroids)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Reducing variation in the care of people with osteoarthritis

NICE’s latest quality standard on osteoarthritis includes eight statements designed to tackle variation in the care of people with osteoarthritis.

News Published June 2015 Last updated June 2015

Screening and intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis for group B streptococcal colonisation:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis targeting group B streptococcus and guided by routine antenatal screening?

clinical and cost effectiveness of routine antenatal screening to identify women colonised with group B streptococcus. Further research...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

What is the effect and acceptability of approaches that aim to match nicotine dose (through licensed nicotine-containing products) to level of smoking addiction among women who are using maternity services?

licensed nicotine-containing products) to level of smoking addiction among women who are using maternity services? Any explanatory...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

What methods can improve the identification of women at high risk of postpartum psychosis and reduce this risk?

CG192/1 Question What methods can improve the identification of women at high risk of postpartum psychosis and reduce this risk? Any...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Are psychological interventions effective for treating moderate to severe anxiety disorders (including obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and social anxiety disorder) in pregnancy?

disorders are often not identified or treated in pregnancy. In addition, many women who are taking medication for such problems stop...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Are interventions designed to improve the quality of the mother–baby relationship in the first year after childbirth effective in women with a diagnosed mental health problem?

relationship in the first year after childbirth effective in women with a diagnosed mental health problem? Any explanatory...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Are stop smoking interventions that include incentives to quit effective and cost effective for people using secondary care services, including women who are pregnant or have recently given birth?

effective and cost effective for people using secondary care services, including women who are pregnant or have recently given birth?...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Long-term safety of ovarian stimulation and ovulation induction for women:- Is there an association between ovulation induction or ovarian stimulation and adverse long-term (over 20 years) effects in women in the UK?

induction for women:- Is there an association between ovulation induction or ovarian stimulation and adverse long-term (over 20 years)...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Is structured clinical management for moderate to severe personality disorders in pregnancy and the postnatal period effective at improving outcomes for women and their babies?

in pregnancy and the postnatal period effective at improving outcomes for women and their babies? Any explanatory notes(if applicable)...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

How prevalent is smokeless tobacco use among South Asian women who are pregnant and why? Is there a particular stage during pregnancy when smokeless tobacco is used? What impact does its use during pregnancy have on maternal and child health?

Question How prevalent is smokeless tobacco use among South Asian women who are pregnant and why? Is there a particular stage during...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

How effective and cost effective are stop smoking interventions for partners of pregnant and breastfeeding women?

are stop smoking interventions for partners of pregnant and breastfeeding women? Any explanatory notes(if applicable) None. Source...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

What are the barriers that women experience to achieving blood glucose targets?

Recommendation ID NG3/3 Question What are the barriers that women experience to achieving blood glucose targets? Any explanatory notes(if

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Make healthy choices a life-long habit to prevent early death

Ensuring people develop healthy habits from an early age can help prevent long-term disease and early death, says NICE.

News Published March 2015 Last updated March 2015

Vulnerable people living in cold homes need greater support

GPs and other health and social care professionals have a huge untapped opportunity to spot and help vulnerable people whose health is at risk because of living in a cold home, says NICE.

News Published March 2015 Last updated March 2015

Excess winter deaths and illness and the health risks associated with cold homes (NG6)

This guideline covers reducing the health risks (including preventable deaths) associated with living in a cold home. It aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people vulnerable to the cold. Improving the temperature in homes, by improving energy efficiency, may also help reduce unnecessary fuel consumption.

NICE guideline Published March 2015

NICE welcomes new intake of Fellows and Scholars

Improving the uptake of hepatitis B vaccination among at risk groups, developing tools to make evidence-based medicine more accessible, and carrying out a clinical outcome assessment in hand surgery are just some of the projects planned by the latest group of fellows and scholars.

News Published March 2015 Last updated March 2015