Updating results

Transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for severe chronic low back pain (IPG620)

Evidence-based recommendations on transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for low back pain in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2018

Superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears (IPG619)

Evidence-based recommendations on superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff (shoulder) tears

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2018

Ocrelizumab for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA533)

Evidence-based recommendations on ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2018

Pembrolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable (TA522)

Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for untreated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018 Last updated July 2018

Early and locally advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and management (NG101)

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.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

Cenegermin for treating neurotrophic keratitis (TA532)

Evidence-based recommendations on cenegermin (Oxervate) for treating neurotrophic keratitis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2018

Pembrolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (TA531)

Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for untreated PD-L1-positive metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2018

Atezolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer when cisplatin is unsuitable (TA492)

Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for untreated PD-L1-positive locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2017 Last updated July 2018

Brain tumours (primary) and brain metastases in adults (NG99)

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.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management (NG100)

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.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

Biomarker tests to help diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes (DG33)

Evidence-based recommendations on biomarker tests (Actim Partus, PartoSure, Rapid fFN 10Q Cassette) to diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes

Diagnostics guidance Published July 2018

Nivolumab for treating locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA530)

Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced unresectable or metastatic urothelial cancer after platinum-containing chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2018

Crizotinib for treating ROS1-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA529)

Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for treating ROS1-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2018

Niraparib for maintenance treatment of relapsed, platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancer (TA528)

Evidence-based recommendations on niraparib (Zejula) for the possible treatment of ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2018

Developing an osteoporosis screening questionnaire

Shared learning Published July 2008

A Medicines Optimisation Service

Shared learning Published May 2015

Hospital Transfer Pathway (Red Bag Pathway)

Shared learning Published March 2016

Beta interferons and glatiramer acetate for treating multiple sclerosis (TA527)

Evidence-based recommendations on beta interferons (Avonex, Betaferon, Extavia, Rebif) and glatiramer acetate (Copaxone) to treat multiple sclerosis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018

The New Faecal Calprotectin Care Pathway

Shared learning Published April 2018

Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management (NG98)

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.

NICE guideline Published June 2018

Laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy for internal rectal prolapse (IPG618)

Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy for internal rectal prolapse in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2018

Unilateral MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for treatment-resistant essential tremor (IPG617)

Evidence-based recommendations on unilateral MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for treatment-resistant essential tremor in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2018

Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers (NG97)

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.

NICE guideline Published June 2018

Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (TA217)

Evidence-based recommendations on donepezil (Aricept), galantamine (Reminyl), rivastigmine (Exelon) and memantine (Ebixa) for treating Alzheimer's disease

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2011 Last updated June 2018

Intranasal phototherapy for allergic rhinitis (IPG616)

Evidence-based recommendations on intranasal phototherapy to reduce inflammation inside the nose in allergic rhinitis in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2018

Arsenic trioxide for treating acute promyelocytic leukaemia (TA526)

Evidence-based recommendations on arsenic trioxide (Trisenox)for treating acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APML) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018

Atezolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA525)

Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for previously treated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018

Midostaurin for untreated acute myeloid leukaemia (TA523)

Evidence-based recommendations on on midostaurin (Rydapt) for untreated FLT3-mutation-positive acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018

Guselkumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (TA521)

Evidence-based recommendations on guselkumab (Tremfya) for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018

Brentuximab vedotin for treating CD30-positive Hodgkin lymphoma (TA524)

Evidence-based recommendations on brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for treating relapsed or refractory CD30-positive Hodgkin lymphoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2018

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over (NG36)

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. These are cancers of the airways of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, larynx (voicebox) and sinuses. It aims to reduce variation in practice and improve survival.

NICE guideline Published February 2016 Last updated June 2018

Low-level laser therapy for preventing or treating oral mucositis caused by radiotherapy or chemotherapy (IPG615)

Evidence-based recommendations on low-level laser therapy for preventing or treating oral mucositis caused by radiotherapy or chemotherapy

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2018

Endoscopic bipolar radiofrequency ablation for treating biliary obstruction caused by cancer (IPG614)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic bipolar radiofrequency ablation (heat energy) to treat biliary obstruction (bile duct blockage) caused by cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2018

Atezolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after chemotherapy (TA520)

Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) for locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after chemotherapy in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2018

Implementing early and structured rehabilitation for patients admitted to critical care

This project aimed to improve the structure and delivery of rehabilitation for patients admitted to critical care at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Shared learning Published December 2017