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Endometriosis (QS172)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing endometriosis in women, including young women aged 17 and under. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2018

Eczema

Everything NICE has said on managing atopic eczema in children up to 12 years, and treating eczema in people aged 13 years and over in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated July 2018

Rehabilitation after critical illness

Everything NICE has said on rehabilitation for adults after critical illness in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated July 2018

Medicines management for people receiving social care in the community (QS171)

This quality standard covers assessing if people need help with their medicines and deciding what medicines support is needed to enable people to manage their medicines. It also includes communication between health and social care staff, to ensure people have the medicines support they need. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2018

Managing medicines for people receiving social care in the community

Everything NICE has said on policies and processes for managing medicines for people receiving social care in the community in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2017 Last updated July 2018

Donor breast milk banks

Everything NICE has said on the operation of donor breast milk bank services in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published April 2013 Last updated July 2018

Brain tumours and metastases

Everything NICE has said on brain tumours in adults, including cancer, in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2018

Metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated July 2018

Spondyloarthritis (QS170)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing spondyloarthritis in adults aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2018

Safe staffing for nursing in adult inpatient wards in acute hospitals

Everything NICE has said on safe staffing for nursing in adult inpatient wards in acute hospitals in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2014 Last updated June 2018

Diabetes

Everything NICE has said on managing type 1 and 2 diabetes in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated June 2018

Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm (QS169)

This quality standard covers the developmental follow-up of babies, children and young people under 18 years who were born preterm (before 37+0 weeks of pregnancy). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published May 2018

Cystic fibrosis (QS168)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis in infants, children, young people and adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published May 2018

Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm

Everything NICE has said on developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2017 Last updated May 2018

Promoting health and preventing premature mortality in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups (QS167)

This quality standard covers promoting health and preventing premature mortality among black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups. It is relevant to all age groups and all settings.

Quality standard Published May 2018

Community engagement

Everything NICE has said on community engagement in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated May 2018

Bipolar disorder

Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2014 Last updated May 2018

Kidney conditions

Everything NICE has said on kidney (renal) conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2015 Last updated May 2018

Cervical cancer

Everything NICE has said on screening and managing cervical cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated April 2018

Trauma (QS166)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing trauma (complex fractures, non-complex fractures, major trauma and spinal injury) in adults, young people and children. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2018

Drug misuse prevention (QS165)

This quality standard covers the prevention or delay of harmful use of drugs by children, young people and adults most likely to start using drugs, or already experimenting or using drugs occasionally. This includes illegal psychoactive substances, solvents, volatile substances, image- and performance-enhancing drugs, prescription-only medicines and over-the-counter medicines. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2018

Looked-after babies, children and young people

Everything NICE has said on services and care for looked-after babies, children and young people up to 25 in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published April 2013 Last updated March 2018

Drug misuse prevention

Everything NICE has said on drug misuse prevention for children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2017 Last updated March 2018

Smokeless tobacco cessation: South Asian communities

Everything NICE has said on helping people of South Asian origin to stop using smokeless tobacco products in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated March 2018

Hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndromes

Everything NICE has said on managing hyperglycaemia in people admitted to hospital with acute coronary syndromes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2011 Last updated March 2018

Smoking: tobacco harm-reduction approaches

Everything NICE has said on reducing harm from smoking in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2013 Last updated March 2018

Transition from children's to adults' services

Everything NICE has said on the transition from children's to adults' services for young people in health or social care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2016 Last updated March 2018

Venous thromboembolism in adults: reducing the risk in hospital (QS3)

This quality standard covers reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults who are in hospital. VTE includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. It covers people admitted as inpatients and those admitted to a hospital bed as day-case patients, including women who are pregnant and women after childbirth. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2010 Last updated March 2018

Heavy menstrual bleeding (QS47)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding (also called menorrhagia or heavy periods). It includes assessment, diagnosis, and drug and surgical treatment options, including treatments for uterine fibroids associated with heavy menstrual bleeding. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2013 Last updated March 2018

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (QS39)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, young people and children (aged 3 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2013 Last updated March 2018

Surgical management of otitis media with effusion in children

Everything NICE has said on surgical management of otitis media with effusion in children under 12 in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated March 2018

Home care for older people

Everything NICE has said on planning and delivering home care for older people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2015 Last updated March 2018

Parkinson's disease (QS164)

This quality standard covers the management of Parkinson’s disease in adults. It does not include treatment of parkinsonism not caused by Parkinson’s disease. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2018

Mental health of adults in contact with the criminal justice system (QS163)

This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and managing mental health problems in adults (aged 18 and over) who are in contact with the criminal justice system (this includes police contact, court and prison custody, street triage, liaison and diversion services, and probation services). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2018

Gastrointestinal cancers

Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated February 2018

Atrial fibrillation (QS93)

This quality standard covers identifying and managing atrial fibrillation (including paroxysmal, persistent and permanent atrial fibrillation, and atrial flutter) in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2015 Last updated February 2018

Managing medicines in care homes

Everything NICE has said on systems and processes for managing medicines in care homes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2014 Last updated January 2018

Suspected cancer (QS124)

This quality standard covers the investigation and recognition of suspected cancer, and referral to specialist cancer services for adults, young people and children. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2016 Last updated December 2017

Spasticity in children and young people

Everything NICE has said on managing spasticity and co-existing motor disorders in children and young people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2012 Last updated November 2017

Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs

Everything NICE has said on the transition between inpatient settings and community/care homes for adults with social care needs in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated November 2017

Anaphylaxis: assessment and referral after emergency treatment

Everything NICE has said on assessment to confirm an anaphylactic episode and the decision to refer after emergency treatment in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated November 2017

Coeliac disease

Everything NICE has said on recognising, diagnosing and managing coeliac disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2012 Last updated October 2017

Immunisations for under 19s

Everything NICE has said on immunisation in under 19s in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2011 Last updated October 2017

Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis

Everything NICE has said on infective endocarditis antimicrobial prophylaxis for people having interventional procedures in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated October 2017

Lifestyle weight management services for overweight or obese children and young people

Everything NICE has said on lifestyle weight management services for overweight or obese children and young people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2015 Last updated October 2017

Urinary tract infection in children and young people (QS36)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing urinary tract infection in infants, children and young people (under 16). It includes new and recurrent infections of the upper or lower urinary tract. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2013 Last updated September 2017

Preventing falls in older people

Everything NICE has said on assessing and preventing falls in older people in the community and in hospital, in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2013 Last updated September 2017

Breast conditions

Everything NICE has said on breast conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2017

Sepsis (QS161)

This quality standard covers the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis for all populations. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2017