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Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG120)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published February 2019

Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications (CG100)

This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder. It aims to improve the health of people with alcohol-use disorders by providing recommendations on managing acute alcohol withdrawal and treating alcohol-related conditions.

Clinical guideline Published June 2010 Last updated April 2017

Unintentional injuries in the home: interventions for under 15s (PH30)

This guideline covers home safety assessments, supplying and installing safety equipment and providing education and advice. It aims to prevent unintentional injuries among all children and young people aged under 15 but, in particular, those living in disadvantaged circumstances.

Public health guideline Published November 2010

Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management (NG136)

This guideline covers identifying and treating primary hypertension (high blood pressure) in people aged 18 and over, including people with type 2 diabetes. It aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attacks and strokes by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose hypertension accurately and treat it effectively.

NICE guideline Published August 2019

Twin and triplet pregnancy (NG137)

This guideline covers the care that should be offered to women with a twin or triplet pregnancy in addition to the routine care that is offered to all women during pregnancy. It aims to reduce the risk of complications and improve outcomes for women and their babies.

NICE guideline Published September 2019

Cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing (NG141)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with cellulitis and erysipelas. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Abortion care (NG140)

This guideline covers care for women of any age (including girls and young women under 18) who request an abortion. It aims to improve the organisation of services and make them easier for women to access. Detailed recommendations on conducting abortions at different gestational stages are also included, to ensure that women get the safest and most effective care possible.

NICE guideline Published September 2019

Pneumonia (community-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG138)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Spasticity in under 19s: management (CG145)

This guideline covers managing spasticity and co-existing motor disorders and their early musculoskeletal complications in children and young people (from birth up to their 19th birthday) with non-progressive brain disorders. It aims to reduce variation in practice and help healthcare professionals to select and use appropriate treatments.

Clinical guideline Published July 2012 Last updated November 2016

Coeliac disease: recognition, assessment and management (NG20)

This guideline covers the recognition, assessment and management of coeliac disease in children, young people and adults.

NICE guideline Published September 2015

Workplace health: long-term sickness absence and capability to work (NG146)

This guideline covers how to help people return to work after long-term sickness absence, reduce recurring sickness absence, and help prevent people moving from short-term to long-term sickness absence.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

Thyroid disease: assessment and management (NG145)

This guideline covers investigating all suspected thyroid disease and managing primary thyroid disease (related to the thyroid rather than the pituitary gland). It does not cover managing thyroid cancer or thyroid disease in pregnancy. It aims to improve quality of life by making recommendations on diagnosis, treatment, long-term care and support.

NICE guideline Published November 2019

Unintentional injuries: prevention strategies for under 15s (PH29)

This guideline covers strategies, regulation, enforcement, surveillance and workforce development in relation to preventing unintentional injuries in the home, on the road and during outdoor play and leisure.

Public health guideline Published November 2010

Unintentional injuries on the road: interventions for under 15s (PH31)

This guideline covers road speed limits, 20mph zones and engineering measures to reduce speed or make routes safer.

Public health guideline Published November 2010

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

Hyperparathyroidism (primary): diagnosis, assessment and initial management (NG132)

This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing primary hyperparathyroidism. It aims to improve recognition and treatment of this condition, reducing long-term complications and improving quality of life.

NICE guideline Published May 2019

Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG139)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Major trauma: assessment and initial management (NG39)

This guideline covers the rapid identification and early management of major trauma in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by improving the quality of their immediate care. It does not cover care for people with burns.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Familial breast cancer: classification, care and managing breast cancer and related risks in people with a family history of breast cancer (CG164)

This guideline covers care for people with a family history of breast, ovarian or another related (prostate or pancreatic) cancer. It aims to improve the long-term health of these families by describing strategies to reduce the risk of and promote early detection of breast cancer (including genetic testing and mammography). It also includes advice on treatments (tamoxifen, raloxifene) and surgery (mastectomy).

Clinical guideline Published June 2013 Last updated November 2019

Afatinib for treating advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy (terminated appraisal) (TA444)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of afatinib for advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2017

HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) (TA92)

Evidence-based recommendations on HealOzone (ozone-releasing device) for treating tooth decay (occlusal pit/fissure caries/root caries)

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2005

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

Lenalidomide for treating myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality (TA322)

Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) for myelodysplastic syndromes associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2014 Last updated June 2019

Dabrafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation‑positive melanoma (TA321)

Evidence-based recommendations on dabrafenib (Tafinlar) for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2014

Ipilimumab for previously untreated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (TA319)

Evidence-based recommendations on ipilimumab (YERVOY) for treating previously untreated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (skin cancer)

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2014

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

Fulvestrant for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (TA239)

Evidence-based recommendations on fulvestrant (Faslodex) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2011

Ticagrelor for the treatment of acute coronary syndromes (TA236)

Evidence-based recommendations on ticagrelor (Brilique) for treating acute coronary syndromes

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2011

Rituximab for the first-line maintenance treatment of follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (TA226)

Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for first-line maintenance treatment of follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2011

Golimumab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis after the failure of previous disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (TA225)

Evidence-based recommendations on golimumab (Simponi) for treating rheumatoid arthritis after the failure of previous disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2011

Apixaban for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee replacement in adults (TA245)

Evidence-based recommendations on apixaban (Eliquis) for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after total hip or knee replacement in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2012

Cetuximab, bevacizumab and panitumumab for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy: Cetuximab (monotherapy or combination chemotherapy), bevacizumab (in combination with non-oxaliplatin chemotherapy) and panitumumab (monotherapy) for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy (TA242)

Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux), bevacizumab (Avastin) and panitumumab (Vectibix) for treating metastatic colorectal cancer..

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2012

Guidance on the use of Riluzole (Rilutek) for the treatment of Motor Neurone Disease (TA20)

Evidence-based recommendations on the use of Riluzole (Rilutek) for treating motor neurone disease (MND)

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2001

Imatinib for the treatment of unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA209)

Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for treating unresectable (inoperable) and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs)

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2010

Bevacizumab in combination with oxaliplatin and either fluorouracil plus folinic acid or capecitabine for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (TA212)

Evidence-based recommendations on bevacizumab (Avastin) with oxaliplatin and fluorouracil plus folinic acid or capecitabine for metastatic colorectal cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2010

Temsirolimus for the treatment of relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (terminated appraisal) (TA207)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of temsirolimus for treating relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma because no evidence

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2010

Trastuzumab for the treatment of HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer (TA208)

Evidence-based recommendations on trastuzumab (Herceptin) for treating adenocarcinoma (HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer/stomach cancer)

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2010

Botulinum toxin type A for the prevention of headaches in adults with chronic migraine (TA260)

Evidence-based recommendations on botulinum toxin type A (Botox) for the prevention of headaches in adults with chronic migraine

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2012

Abiraterone for castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer previously treated with a docetaxel-containing regimen (TA259)

Evidence-based recommendations on abiraterone (Zytiga) for castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer in adults previously treated with docetaxel

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2012 Last updated July 2016

Lapatinib or trastuzumab in combination with an aromatase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of metastatic hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer that overexpresses HER2 (TA257)

Evidence-based recommendations on lapatinib (Tyverb) or trastuzumab (Herceptin) combined with an aromatase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of..

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2012

Denosumab for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women (TA204)

Evidence-based recommendations on denosumab (Prolia) for preventing osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2010

Peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (TA200)

Evidence-based recommendations on peginterferon alfa (2a [Pegasys] or 2b [ViraferonPeg]) and ribavirin (Copegus or Rebetol) for treating chronic hepatitis C

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2010

Etanercept, infliximab and adalimumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (TA199)

Evidence-based recommendations on etanercept (Enbrel) infliximab (Remicade) and adalimumab (Humira) for treating active and progressive psoriatic arthritis

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2010

Pharmalgen for the treatment of bee and wasp venom allergy (TA246)

Evidence-based recommendations on Pharmalgen (ALK-Abelló) for treating bee and wasp venom allergy

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2012

Tocilizumab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (TA247)

Evidence-based recommendations on tocilizumab (RoActemra) for treating rheumatoid arthritis

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2012

Romiplostim for the treatment of chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (TA221)

Evidence-based recommendations on romiplostim (Nplate) for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2011 Last updated October 2018

Fingolimod for the treatment of highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA254)

Evidence-based recommendations on fingolimod (Gilenya) for treating highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS)

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2012

Rivaroxaban for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in people with atrial fibrillation (TA256)

Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (AF)

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2012

Golimumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (TA220)

Evidence-based recommendations on golimumab (Simponi) for treating psoriatic arthritis

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2011

Guidance on the use of temozolomide for the treatment of recurrent malignant glioma (brain cancer) (TA23)

Evidence-based recommendations on temozolomide (Temodal) for malignant glioma in children over 3 years, young people and adults.

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2001 Last updated March 2016