NICE has appointed Dr Rosie Benneyworth, a GP and former commissioner, as a new Non-Executive Director (NED) to its Board.
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has won the 2015 NICE Shared Learning Award for its working in improving the management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women.
Men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer, which can avoid or delay unnecessary treatment, should have their prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels measured every 3-4 months initially, according to updated guidelines from NICE.
NICE’s latest quality standard can help GPs and other healthcare professionals ensure that women with urinary incontinence are receiving the best and most appropriate care.
NICE?s quality standard lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) highlights the need for greater awareness of the initial assessment and management of the condition.
Women could be offered botox as a treatment option for urinary incontinence if medication has not been effective, according to updated NICE guidance.
NICE is calling for organisations that have used its guidance or advice products to enter its 2016 Shared Learning Awards.
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, and Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are in the running to win this year’s Shared Learning Awards.
Updated advice says current evidence on the safety of the procedure shows there are serious, but well-recognised safety concerns.
Women should be offered the treatment option of their choice, in discussion with their clinician