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  1. Helping children and young people in care

    The NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care (NCCSC) has produced a short film aimed at children and young people in care to help them understand and use the NICE quality standard on the Health and Wellbeing of Looked After Children and Young People in Care.

  2. Helping local authorities tackle drug use

    Tackling drug use in their communities will allow authorities to lower crime, keep people safe, and protect children, according to NICE’s latest public health briefing.

  3. Fast access to evidence

    Would you like to find high quality evidenced-based information more quickly and easily? Are you looking for a one-stop resource that collates information from all the best sources ? such as Royal Colleges and the BNF?

  4. Free BNF for children app launches

    Health and social care professionals can now download for free the NICE British National Formulary for children (BNFC) app available for smart phones and tablets.

  5. Free BNF prescribing app launches

    Health and social care professionals can now access the latest up-to-date prescribing information from the British National Formulary (BNF) at the touch of a button.

  6. Government to extend Cancer Drugs Fund until 2016

    The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced an extension to the Cancer Drugs Fund for two years. Since 2011, the fund has ring-fenced £200 million a year of the NHS budget for cancer treatments which may not yet have been assessed by NICE or which have been found not to be cost or clinically effective enough for wider use on the NHS. The Government?s extension will make the fund available until 2016.