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  1. Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions (NG64)

    This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. It aims to prevent or delay harmful use of drugs in children, young people and adults who are most likely to start using drugs or who are already experimenting or using drugs occasionally.

  2. Intrapartum care for healthy women and babies (CG190)

    This guideline covers the care of healthy women and their babies, during labour and immediately after the birth. It focuses on women who give birth between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy (‘term’). The guideline helps women to make an informed choice about where to have their baby. It also aims to reduce variation in areas of care such as fetal monitoring during labour and management of the third stage of labour.

  3. Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care (CG139)

    This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings. It provides a blueprint for the infection prevention and control precautions that should be applied by everyone involved in delivering NHS care and treatment.

  4. Osteoporosis: assessing the risk of fragility fracture (CG146)

    This guideline covers assessing the risk of fragility fracture in people aged 18 and over with osteoporosis. It aims to provide guidance on the selection and use of risk assessment tools in the care of adults at risk of fragility fractures in all NHS settings.

  5. Ibrutinib for previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with 17p deletion or TP53 mutation (TA429)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in adults

  6. Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

    This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

  7. Cerebral palsy in under 25s: assessment and management (NG62)

    This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing cerebral palsy in children and young people from birth up to their 25th birthday. It aims to make sure they get the care and treatment they need for the developmental and clinical comorbidities associated with cerebral palsy, so that they can be as active and independent as possible.

  8. Pomalidomide for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib (TA427)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pomalidomide (Imnovid) for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib in adults

  9. Dasatinib, nilotinib and imatinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA426)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib (Sprycel), nilotinib (Tasigna) and imatinib (Glivec) for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

  10. Dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA425)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant/intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

  11. Pertuzumab for the neoadjuvant treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer (TA424)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pertuzumab (Perjeta) for treating HER2-positive breast cancer that is locally advanced, inflammatory, or early-stage with a

  12. Eribulin for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more chemotherapy regimens (TA423)

    Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more types of chemotherapy

  13. Crizotinib for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA422)

    Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults

  14. Everolimus with exemestane for treating advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (TA421)

    Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for treating advanced breast cancer in adults after endocrine therapy

  15. Organ donation for transplantation: improving donor identification and consent rates for deceased organ donation (CG135)

    This guideline covers identifying people who wish to donate their organs after their death. It offers advice on how to approach families and carers of people who are nearing the end of life and how to seek consent for organ donation. It aims to promote discussion of organ donation as part of end-of-life care and to increase the number of organs available for people waiting for a transplant.

  16. Ticagrelor for preventing atherothrombotic events after myocardial infarction (TA420)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ticagrelor (Brilique) for preventing atherothrombotic events such as heart attacks or stroke after myocardial infarction (MI)

  17. Hypothermia: prevention and management in adults having surgery (CG65)

    This guideline covers preventing and managing inadvertent hypothermia in people aged 18 and over having surgery. It offers advice on assessing patients’ risk of hypothermia, measuring and monitoring temperature, and devices for keeping patients warm before, during and after surgery.

  18. HIV testing: increasing uptake among people who may have undiagnosed HIV (NG60)

    This guideline covers how to increase the uptake of HIV testing in primary and secondary care, specialist sexual health services and the community. It describes how to plan and deliver services that are tailored to the local prevalence of HIV, promote awareness of HIV testing and increase opportunities to offer testing to people who may have undiagnosed HIV.

  19. Recent-onset chest pain of suspected cardiac origin: assessment and diagnosis (CG95)

    This guideline covers assessing and diagnosing recent chest pain in people aged 18 and over and managing symptoms while a diagnosis is being made. It aims to improve outcomes by providing advice on tests (ECG, high-sensitivity troponin tests, multislice CT angiography, functional testing) that support healthcare professionals to make a speedy and accurate diagnosis.

  20. Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (NG59)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing low back pain and sciatica in people aged 16 and over. It outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life. The guideline aims to improve people’s quality of life by promoting the most effective forms of care for low back pain and sciatica.

  21. Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

    This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues such as employment and housing.

  22. 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.

  23. Dapagliflozin in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes (TA288)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes in adults

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. Certolizumab pegol for treating rheumatoid arthritis after inadequate response to a TNF-alpha inhibitor (TA415)

    Evidence-based recommendations on certolizumab pegol (Cimzia) for treating severe active rheumatoid arthritis in adults who have had a tumour necrosis factor

  27. Cobimetinib in combination with vemurafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma (TA414)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cobimetinib (Cotellic) with vemurafenib (Zelboraf) for unresectable or metastatic melanoma in adults with a BRAF V600

  28. Jaundice in newborn babies under 28 days (CG98)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and treating jaundice, which is caused by increased levels of bilirubin in the blood, in newborn babies (neonates). It aims to help detect or prevent very high levels of bilirubin, which can be harmful if not treated.

  29. Osimertinib for treating locally advanced or metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA416)

    Evidence-based recommendations on osimertinib (Tagresso) for treating locally advanced or metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer

  30. Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management (CG155)

    This guideline covers recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people. It aims to improve early recognition of psychosis and schizophrenia so that children and young people can be offered the treatment and care they need to live with the condition.

  31. Radium-223 dichloride for treating hormone-relapsed prostate cancer with bone metastases (TA412)

    Evidence-based recommendations on radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo) for treating hormone-relapsed prostate cancer with bone metastases

  32. Necitumumab for untreated advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA411)

    Evidence-based recommendations on necitumumab (Portrazza) for untreated advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

  33. Aflibercept for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion (TA409)

    Evidence-based recommendations on aflibercept (Eylea) for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion

  34. Secukinumab for active ankylosing spondylitis after treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or TNF-alpha inhibitors (TA407)

    Evidence-based recommendations on secukinumab (Cosentyx) for ankylosing spondylitis (spondyloartritis) that has not responded well enough to conventional

  35. Crizotinib for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA406)

    Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people (NG55)

    This guideline covers children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour, including those on remand or serving community or custodial sentences. It aims to ensure these problems don’t escalate and possibly lead to them being charged with a sexual offence. It also aims to ensure no-one is unnecessarily referred to specialist services.

  39. Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention, assessment and management (NG54)

    This guideline covers preventing, assessing and managing mental health problems in people with learning disabilities in all settings (including health, social care, education, and forensic and criminal justice). It aims to improve assessment and support for mental health conditions, and help people with learning disabilities and their families and carers to be involved in their care.

  40. Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings (NG53)

    This guideline covers the period before, during and after a person is admitted to, and discharged from, a mental health hospital. It aims to help people who use mental health services, and their families and carers, to have a better experience of transition by improving the way it’s planned and carried out.