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  1. NICE continues to break new ground - Howe

    NICE’s work is key to the government’s drive to improve the health and care of people in England, Minister for Quality Lord Howe has said.

  2. NICE delivers 'wake-up call' to NHS on domestic violence

    Health care professionals should receive training so that they can recognise the signs of domestic violence and abuse and ensure that those affected are aware of the help and support available to them, say NICE.

  3. New thresholds for diagnosis of diabetes in pregnancy

    Midwives should diagnose women with gestational diabetes if they either have a fasting plasma glucose level of 5.6 mmol/litre or above, or a 2-hour plasma glucose level of 7.8 mmol/litre or above, according to NICE.

  4. New treatment for blood clots approved by NICE

    Patients with blood clots can be now be offered rivaroxaban as an alternative to warfarin for the treatment of blood clots following latest guidance from NICE.

  5. NHS Commissioning Board to embrace NICE

    The NHS Commissioning Board will 'embrace NICE with great warmth' and work closely with arms-length bodies to improve health care, according to the chair of the Board.

  6. NHS should offer early pregnancy services seven days a week

    Early pregnancy assessment services should be made available seven days a week to ensure that women receive a timely diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy and are offered care and support during a miscarriage, says NICE.

  7. NHS urged to become smoke-free

    NHS hospitals and clinics should become completely smoke-free to create a culture where smoking is no longer considered the norm, says NICE.

  8. Providing help for those who self harm

    The pace and complexity of modern life, with its associated stresses and strains, is having an increasing impact on people?s mental health and wellbeing.

  9. The NICE year in review part 1

    Here’s a short summary of the guidance and advice that has generated the most interest during the first half of 2015.

  10. The NICE year in review part 2

    A short summary of guidance and advice that generated the most interest during the second half of 2015.

  11. Turning the tide of type 2 diabetes

    Diabetes is one of the world?s fastest growing conditions, with the rate of people developing the condition showing no signs of slowing down.

  12. Vanguards: piloting new models of care for the NHS

    NICE is sponsoring four NHS vanguards - partnerships that are piloting new models of care. Here we take a closer look at the work of the vanguards, and how they might help integrate and improve care.

  13. The NICE year in review – part 1

    A quick look at the guidance and advice that has generated the most interest during the first half of the year.

  14. No one left behind

    Chris tells us how he has seen Age UK work with the NHS to put NICE’s quality standard on mental wellbeing and independence for older people into practice.

  15. Opening doors, breaking down barriers

    Victoria discusses improvements in how NICE works with patients and the general public, which means there are now more ways than ever to get involved

  16. Out for consultation...

    David Haslam discusses the importance of NICE's consultation process in guidance development

  17. Out of sight and out of mind

    Rebecca talks about support for people receiving mental health care outside their local area.