Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated urinary tract infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Summary of the evidence on ceftolozane/tazobactam for treating complicated intra-abdominal infections to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Summary of the evidence on the sufentanil sublingual tablet system for treating postoperative pain to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Advice on the use of needle-free arterial non-injectable connector through which blood samples can be collected to aid local decision-making
Summary of the evidence on advanced wound dressings and antimicrobial dressings for managing chronic wounds to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
KTT12 Type 2 diabetes mellitus: medicines optimisation priorities Key points The NICE
KTT15 Biosimilar medicines Options for local implementation Biosimilar medicines have
KTT18 Multimorbidity and polypharmacy Key points Multimorbidity is associated with
KTT5 Asthma: medicines safety priorities Key points Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are
KTT9 Antimicrobial stewardship: prescribing antibiotics Key points Antimicrobial resistance
Advice on the use of Woundchek Protease Status for assessing elevated protease status in chronic wounds to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of Smart One for measuring lung function to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of eazyplex SuperBug kits for detecting carbapenemase-producing organisms (bacteria) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of Smartinhaler for monitoring the activation of asthma inhalers to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the Alere Afinion CRP for C-reactive protein testing in primary care to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the Otovent nasal balloon for relieving the symptoms of otitis effusion (glue ear) to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of FLEXISEQ for treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of QuickRead go for C-reactive protein (CRP) testing in primary care to aid local decision-making
KTT16 Anticoagulants, including direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) Key points
KTT3 Lipid-modifying drugs Key points The NICE guideline on cardiovascular disease:
KTT7 Antipsychotics in people living with dementia Key points The risks and limited
KTT14 Wound care products Key points A large number of wound dressings are available
KTT17 Acute kidney injury (AKI): use of medicines in people with or at increased risk of AKI Key points
KTT6 Hypnotics Key points The risks associated with hypnotics (including melatonin)
Advice on the use of Leukomed Sorbact for preventing surgical site infection (SSI) to aid local decision making
KTT24 Suicide prevention: optimising medicines and reducing access to medicines as a means of suicide Key points
KTT23 Shared decision making Key points In the context of medicines optimisation, shared
Advice on the use of InterDry for intertrigo (inflammatory skin rash) to aid local decision making
Advice on the use of UroShield for preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) to aid local decision making
Advice on the use of SuperNO2VA for the relief of upper airway obstruction in people with obstructive sleep apnoea to aid local decision making
Advice on the use of Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety to aid local decision making
Advice on the use of the V.A.C. Veraflo Therapy system for infected wounds to aid local decision making
Advice on the use of the OraQuick HCV point-of-care test for rapid detection of hepatitis C virus antibodies to aid local decision-making
Advice on the use of the S-Cath System for suprapubic catheterisation to aid local decision-making
Summary of the evidence on subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC) for long-acting reversible contraception..
The purpose of the initiative was to improve the quality of care for men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Clinical peer review was focused
Coordination and communication between hospital wards and team members has been a major issue locally and nationally. Standard pager and landline
In 2011, a multidisciplinary group including representatives from primary and secondary care assessed the implementation of NICE's IBS guidance (...
The destruction of wasted medicines is a huge problem within hospitals and is very costly to the NHS. Traditionally, unused medicines are sent by...
It can be difficult for prescribers to keep abreast of the large volume of relevant guidance and research. They must identify important new...
The Salford lower limb vascular assessment and triage service provides assessments, diagnosis and clinical management plans for patients with...
North Bristol NHS Trust is a trust in South West England. It has approximately 1,000 beds, and treats about 70,000 patients annually via elective and
A baseline assessment of current practice of use of hospital supplies in 2 surgical theatres was carried out. An initiative to preduce preventable...
The Liverpool Healthy Homes Programme (LHHP) aims to deliver sustainable health and housing improvements and reduce the burden on NHS care by...
Musgrove Park Hospital has a 14-bed oncology ward, a 12-bed haematology ward and a chemotherapy day unit with 19 chairs. The hospital provides these
Falls-related calls make up about 20% of all calls received by the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS); approximately 90,000 calls per year....
This initiative aims to reduce the inappropriate use of monitored dosage systems by ensuring they are only issued on a case-by-case basis to address
Originally a 2-year pilot programme to assess safe and effective ways for specialist nursing teams to administer intravenous (IV) diuretics to people
Many surveys have reported a high number of people suffering from foot problems. According to Farndon et al (2006) the type of foot conditions...
This initiative uses templates to record tumour staging information from magnetic resonance (MR) investigations. The information provided