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NICE backed award for physiotherapist helping to improve patients' quality of life

Laura McNeillie picks up NICE award at Chief Allied Health Professions Officer’s awards

News Published June 2018 Last updated June 2018

People with dementia should be involved in discussions about their care, says NICE

NICE has updated its guidance for the support of people living with dementia.

News Published June 2018 Last updated 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

Have you read my notes, doctor?

Deyo tells us how the NICE multimorbidity guideline is helping him to help his patients.

News Published June 2018 Last updated June 2018

Adding pertuzumab to existing treatments after surgery for early breast cancer not cost effective, says NICE in draft guidance

Women with a type of early breast cancer may not benefit from continuing or starting a drug after having surgery, NICE says in draft guidance.

News Published June 2018 Last updated June 2018

Join us for a data jam!

Fiona invites us to join her at NICE’s social care data jam

News Published June 2018 Last updated June 2018

Uniting the science and clinical practice to improve patient care

Celia introduces the topic of clinical improvement and discusses how it affects changes in the NHS

News Published June 2018 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

Therapy offered within one month to prevent PTSD, says NICE

People who have suffered trauma and are at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) should be offered therapy within one month, NICE says in new draft guidance.

News Published June 2018 Last updated June 2018

Professor David Haslam is knighted for his services to NHS Leadership

David has been honoured in Her Majesty, the Queen’s birthday honours list to recognise his outstanding achievements in NHS Leadership.

News Published June 2018 Last updated June 2018

Takeda pioneers NICE's new service for economic model review

NICE Scientific Advice (NSA) launched a new health economic model review service, PRIMA, in December 2017 and it is already proving to be a valuable resource for model developers.

News Published June 2018 Last updated June 2018

Life-extending lung cancer drug will be more widely available on the NHS after NICE review

NICE says more people should be able to freely access pembrolizumab, known as Keytruda, after a new trial shows it helps certain adults with lung cancer live more than a year longer.

News Published June 2018 Last updated 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

Supporting patients with gastrointestinal problems: better pathway, better outcomes

Victoria Hilton and her team, finalists of the NICE Shared Learning Awards, tell us about an improved care pathway to support better outcomes for patients with gastrointestinal problems

News Published May 2018 Last updated May 2018

A winning way to run a care home

Jason tells us why winning a prestigious Skills for Care award matters to him and his team

News Published May 2018 Last updated 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

NICE approves multiple sclerosis drugs after prices are reduced

Reductions to the price of three multiple sclerosis (MS) drugs mean NICE is now able to recommend them for routine NHS funding.

News Published May 2018 Last updated May 2018

Tackling Malnutrition: the 'Food First' Way

The Food First team, finalists of the NICE Shared Learning Awards, tell us about their approach to improving nutritional care in care homes

News Published May 2018 Last updated May 2018

Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty for fetal critical aortic stenosis (IPG613)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty for fetal critical aortic stenosis

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2018

New guidance will help combat drug resistant urinary tract infections, says NICE

NICE has published new guidance to help healthcare professionals optimise the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs).

News Published May 2018 Last updated May 2018

Hundreds of people with blood cancer given more treatment options after NICE recommends three drugs

NICE has recommended three blood cancer drugs, brentuximab vedotin, midostaurin and arsenic trioxide be made available on the NHS.

News Published May 2018 Last updated May 2018

Long term benefit of neuroblastoma treatment is too uncertain, says NICE

NICE has published draft guidance in which dinutuximab beta is not recommended as a treatment for high-risk neuroblastoma – a rare type of cancer that mainly affects children and young people.

News Published May 2018 Last updated May 2018

Building important connections with BAME communities

Sheela discusses why we should encourage more people from BAME backgrounds to apply for senior level roles and be involved in NICE committees.

News Published May 2018 Last updated May 2018

NICE appoints new head of health technology evaluation

NICE has announced that Meindert Boysen has been appointed as its director of the Centre for Health Technology Evaluation.

News Published April 2018 Last updated April 2018

A new option for men with enlarged prostate

Men suffering with symptoms from an enlarged prostate could be offered a new type of nonsurgical treatment thanks to changes in NICE guidance.

News Published April 2018 Last updated April 2018

Adjunctive colposcopy technologies for assessing suspected cervical abnormalities: the DYSIS colposcope with DYSISmap and the ZedScan I (DG32)

Evidence-based recommendations on DYSIS colposcope with DYSISmap and ZedScan I for assessing suspected cervical abnormalities in people having colposcopy

Diagnostics guidance Published April 2018

Pembrolizumab for treating locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy (TA519)

Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma after platinum-containing chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2018

Prostate artery embolisation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (IPG611)

Evidence-based recommendations on prostate artery embolisation for lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2018

Microinvasive subconjunctival insertion of a trans-scleral gelatin stent for primary open-angle glaucoma (IPG612)

Evidence-based recommendations on microinvasive subconjunctival insertion of a trans-scleral gelatin stent (tube) for primary open-angle glaucoma in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2018

Robot-assisted kidney transplant (IPG609)

Evidence-based recommendations on robot-assisted kidney transplant in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2018

Food and drink options in NHS settings; new questionnaire prompts changes

Fiona explains how a new questionnaire could be used to increase healthy food and drink options in hospital retail outlets

News Published April 2018 Last updated April 2018

Nerve transfer to partially restore upper limb function in tetraplegia (IPG610)

Evidence-based recommendations on nerve transfer to partially restore upper limb function in people with tetraplegia (quadriplegia; paralysis of arms and legs)

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2018

Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance (CG192)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illness (such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). It promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women’s quality of life during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated April 2018

Depression in adults: recognition and management (CG90)

This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in adults aged 18 years and older, in primary and secondary care. It aims to improve care for people with depression by promoting improved recognition and treatment.

Clinical guideline Published October 2009 Last updated April 2018

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management (CG185)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression) in children, young people and adults. The recommendations apply to bipolar I, bipolar II, mixed affective and rapid cycling disorders. It aims to improve access to treatment and quality of life in people with bipolar disorder.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014 Last updated April 2018

Mind the gap: better evidence, better prevention

Professor Stansby, expert advisor on the VTE guideline, highlights a call for research launched by NICE and NIHR, into the risk assessment tools

News Published April 2018 Last updated April 2018

Tocilizumab for treating giant cell arteritis (TA518)

Evidence-based recommendations on tocilizumab (RoActemra) for treating giant cell arteritis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2018

How listening to people with learning disabilities can improve services

Sharon discusses NICE’s learning disabilities guideline and how organisations can work to improve local services

News Published April 2018 Last updated April 2018

Working on a NICE committee to make a BAME difference

Thines tells us why NICE committees benefit from diverse representation.

News Published April 2018 Last updated April 2018

People growing older with learning disabilities should get regular health checks, says NICE

NICE says people growing older with learning disabilities need to have annual health checks to help them manage conditions that can quickly affect them as they grow older.

News Published April 2018 Last updated April 2018