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Skin cancer (QS130)

This quality standard covers preventing, assessing, diagnosing and managing skin cancer (malignant melanoma and non-melanoma). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2016

Obesity: clinical assessment and management (QS127)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing obesity in adults, young people and children, including referral for specialist care and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. It includes people who are obese and have, or are at risk of, other medical conditions. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2016

Healthy workplaces: improving employee mental and physical health and wellbeing (QS147)

This quality standard covers the health and wellbeing of all employees, including their mental health. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not cover managing long-term sickness absence.

Quality standard Published March 2017

Head and neck cancer (QS146)

This quality standard covers assessing, diagnosing and managing head and neck cancer, including cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2017

Vaccine uptake in under 19s (QS145)

This quality standard covers increasing vaccine uptake among children and young people aged under 19 in groups and settings that have low immunisation coverage. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2017

Care of dying adults in the last days of life (QS144)

This quality standard covers the clinical care of adults (aged 18 and over) who are dying, during the last 2 to 3 days of life. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2017

Learning disability: identifying and managing mental health problems (QS142)

This quality standard covers the prevention, assessment and management of mental health problems in people with learning disabilities in all settings (including health, social care, education, and forensic and criminal justice). It also covers family members, carers and care workers.

Quality standard Published January 2017

Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs (QS136)

This quality standard covers admissions into, and discharge from, inpatient hospital settings for adults (aged 18 years and over) with social care needs. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not cover inpatient mental health settings, which will be covered by a quality standard on transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings.

Quality standard Published December 2016

Abortion care: topic engagement

We are listening to your views on this quality standard. Comments close 22 October 2019.

Quality standard In consultation

End of life care (QS update)

Proposed [GID-QS10140] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Suspected neurological conditions: topic engagement

We are listening to your views on this quality standard. Comments close 18 October 2019.

Quality standard In consultation

Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm

In development [GID-QS10137] Expected publication date: 20 March 2020

Quality standard In development

Renal and ureteric stones

In development [GID-QS10095] Expected publication date: 16 April 2020

Quality standard In development

Cerebral palsy in adults

In development [GID-QS10080] Expected publication date: 23 January 2020

Quality standard In development

Rheumatoid arthritis in over 16s (QS update)

In development [GID-QS10136] Expected publication date: 09 January 2020

Quality standard In development

Faltering growth

In development [GID-QS10083] Expected publication date: 02 June 2020

Quality standard In development

Decision-making and mental capacity

In development [GID-QS10127] Expected publication date: 31 March 2020

Quality standard In development

Abortion care

In development [GID-QS10084] Expected publication date: 18 August 2020

Quality standard In development

Workplace health: long-term sickness absence and management

In development [GID-QS10114] Expected publication date: 13 January 2021

Quality standard In development

Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing

In development [GID-QS10115] Expected publication date: 02 June 2020

Quality standard In development

Elective joint replacement

In development [GID-QS10090] Expected publication date: 13 January 2021

Quality standard In development

Carers: provision of support for adult carers

In development [GID-QS10128] Expected publication date: 04 December 2020

Quality standard In development

Heavy menstrual bleeding (QS update)

In development [GID-QS10134] Expected publication date: 23 June 2020

Quality standard In development

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

In development [GID-QS10139] Expected publication date: 31 July 2020

Quality standard In development

Lung cancer (update)

In development [GID-QS10132] Expected publication date: 13 December 2019

Quality standard In development

Depression in adults (update)

Proposed [GID-QS10057] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Transport and health

Proposed [GID-QS10123] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Programme management: effective ways to run public health programmes to generate a change in behaviour

Proposed [GID-QS10122] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Gambling

Proposed [GID-QS10099] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Natural environments

Proposed [GID-QS10119] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Heat wave planning

Proposed [GID-QS10116] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Mental well-being: life course, settings and subgroups

Proposed [GID-QS10118] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Spatial planning

Proposed [GID-QS10112] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Road safety

Proposed [GID-QS10111] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Non-antibiotic clinical management of infectious diseases

Proposed [GID-QS10120] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Prevention of dementia

Proposed [GID-QS10109] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Secondary care management of malignant hypertension

Proposed [GID-QS10107] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Safe prescribing and withdrawal management of prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal

Proposed [GID-QS10106] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Gout

Proposed [GID-QS10100] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Blood transfusion in neonatology

Proposed [GID-QS10098] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Readmission to ICU within 48hrs

Proposed [GID-QS10105] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Nutrition in hospital

Proposed [GID-QS10104] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Managing symptoms with an uncertain cause

Proposed [GID-QS10103] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Shared decision-making: practical guidance for health and social care professionals

Proposed [GID-QS10097] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Infant, children and young people's experience of health care

Proposed [GID-QS10102] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Sleep disordered breathing

Proposed [GID-QS10096] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Heart valve disease in adults

Proposed [GID-QS10101] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Perioperative care

Proposed [GID-QS10094] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed

Primary hyperparathyroidism

Proposed [GID-QS10089] Expected publication date: TBC

Quality standard Proposed