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.
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.
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.
This guideline covers increasing immunisation uptake among children and young people aged under 19 years in groups and settings where immunisation coverage is low. It aims to improve access to immunisation services and increase timely immunisation of children and young people. It also aims to ensure babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B are immunised.
This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing any type of primary brain tumour or brain metastases in people aged 16 or over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care, including standardising the care people have, how information and support are provided, and palliative care.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people with rheumatoid arthritis have the right treatment to slow the progression of their condition and control their symptoms. People should also have rapid access to specialist care if their condition suddenly worsens.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing early and locally advanced breast cancer. It aims to help healthcare professionals offer the right treatments to people, taking into account the person's individual preferences.
This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties, managing earwax and referring people for audiological or specialist assessment and management.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.
This guideline covers decision-making in people 16 years and over who may lack capacity now or in the future. It aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so. It also helps practitioners to keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process.
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.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Parkinson's disease in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, including monitoring and managing symptoms, providing information and support, and palliative care.
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of diverticular disease in people aged 18 years and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care and help people get timely information and advice, including advice about symptoms and when to seek help.
This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people most at risk and describes interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of VTE.
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. The guideline aims to improve the consistency of support and information provided to women in menopause.
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.
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.
This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of denosumab for preventing skeletal-related events in multiple myeloma because no evidence
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of decitabine for untreated acute myeloid leukaemia because no evidence submission was
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of lenalidomide (Revlimid) with bortezomib and dexamethasone for untreated multiple myeloma
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of pomalidomide (Imnovid) with bortezomib and dexamethasone for relapsed or refractory myeloma
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of bezlotoxumab (Zinplava) for preventing recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in adults
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for untreated advanced Hodgkin lymphoma in adults
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of cabozantinib (Cometriq) for previously treated advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on ixekizumab (Taltz) for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults
NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of tenofovir alafenamide for treating chronic hepatitis B because no evidence submission was
NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of elotuzumab for previously treated multiple myeloma because no evidence submission was
Evidence-based recommendations on streptokinase (Streptase), alteplase (Actilyse), reteplase (Rapilysin) and tenecteplase (Metalyse) for early thrombolysis in
Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound locating devices for placing central venous catheters into the internal jugular vein
Evidence-based recommendations on glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors(abciximab [ReoPro], eptifibatide [Integrilin], tirofiban [Aggrastat]) for acute coronary
Evidence-based recommendations on denosumab (XGEVA) for the prevention of skeletal-related events in adults with bone metastases from solid tumours
NICE is unable to make a recommendation on abatacept (Orencia) for treating psoriatic arthritis after DMARDs in adults because of no evidence submission from
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of dabrafenib with trametinib for treating advanced metastatic BRAF V600E mutation-positive
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the
NICE is unable to recommend the use in the NHS of loxapine inhalation for treating acute agitation and disturbed behaviours associated with
Evidence-based recommendations on colistimethate sodium and tobramycin dry powders for inhalation for pseudomonas lung infection in cystic fibrosis
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous vertebroplasty and percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures
NICE is unable to recommend the use in the NHS of methylnaltrexone for treating opioid-induced bowel dysfunction in people with advanced illness...
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
Evidence-recommendations on erythropoiesis-stimulation agents (epoetin alfa, beta, theta and zeta and darbepoetin alfa) for anaemia in people with cancer..
Evidence-based recommendations on tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on cabozantinib (Cabometyx) for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa) for relapsed/refractory CD22-positive B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)
Evidence-based recommendations on burosumab (Crysvita) for treating X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) in children and young people
Evidence-based recommendations on dabrafenib (Tafinlar) with trametinib (Mekinist) for resected stage III, BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) with pemetrexed and platinum chemotherapy for untreated, metastatic, non-squamous non-small-cell lung
Evidence-based recommendations on darvadstrocel (Alofisel; stem-cell treatment) for complex perianal fistulas with mildly or non-active luminal Crohn’s disease
Evidence-based recommendations on regorafenib (Stivarga) for treating advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) in adults who have had sorafenib
Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for adjuvant treatment of completely resected melanoma with lymph node involvement or metastatic disease