Updating results

Respiratory tract infections (self-limiting): prescribing antibiotics (CG69)

This guideline covers prescribing antibiotics in primary care to children (aged 3 months and older), young people and adults with self-limiting respiratory tract infections (RTIs). It provides practical strategies for prescribing, including identifying when immediate antibiotics are needed and when to offer a delayed prescription or reassurance alone. It covers identifying who is at risk of serious illness but not investigations or further care for people needing immediate antibiotics.

Clinical guideline Published July 2008

Type 2 diabetes (CG66)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG28.

Clinical guideline Published May 2008

Physical activity in the workplace (PH13)

This guideline covers how to encourage employees to be physically active. The aim is to increase the working population’s physical activity levels.

Public health guideline Published May 2008

Social and emotional wellbeing in primary education (PH12)

This guideline covers approaches to promoting social and emotional wellbeing in children aged 4 to 11 years in primary education. It includes planning and delivering programmes and activities to help children develop social and emotional skills and wellbeing. It also covers identifying signs of anxiety or social and emotional problems in children and how to address them.

Public health guideline Published March 2008

Osteoarthritis: the care and management of osteoarthritis in adults (CG59)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG177

Clinical guideline Published February 2008

Prostate cancer: diagnosis and treatment (CG58)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG175

Clinical guideline Published February 2008

Stop smoking services (PH10)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG92.

Public health guideline Published February 2008

Community engagement (PH9)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG44.

Public health guideline Published February 2008

Otitis media with effusion in under 12s: surgery (CG60)

This guideline covers surgical treatment of children younger than 12 years who have fluid buildup behind their eardrum (otitis media, also known as ‘glue ear’). It aims to improve hearing and quality of life in children with otitis media.

Clinical guideline Published February 2008

Physical activity and the environment (PH8)

This guideline has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG90.

Public health guideline Published January 2008

Atopic eczema in under 12s: diagnosis and management (CG57)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atopic eczema in children under 12. It aims to improve care for children with atopic eczema by making detailed recommendations on treatment and specialist referral. The guideline also explains how healthcare professionals should assess the effect eczema has on quality of life, in addition to its physical severity.

Clinical guideline Published December 2007

Alcohol: school-based interventions (PH7)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG135.

Public health guideline Published November 2007

Behaviour change: general approaches (PH6)

This guideline covers a set of principles that can be used to help people change their behaviour. The aim is for practitioners to use these principles to encourage people to adopt a healthier lifestyle by, for example, stopping smoking, adopting a healthy diet and being more physically active.

Public health guideline Published October 2007

Intrapartum care: Care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth (CG55)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG190

Clinical guideline Published September 2007

Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy): diagnosis and management (CG53)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) which is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) (or encephalopathy). It aims to improve the quality of life for people with CFS/ME by setting out the care and treatment options that should be available for them.

Clinical guideline Published August 2007

Drug misuse in over 16s: opioid detoxification (CG52)

This guideline covers helping adults and young people over 16 who are dependent on opioids to stop using drugs. It aims to reduce illicit drug use and improve people’s physical and mental health, relationships and employment.

Clinical guideline Published July 2007

Acutely ill adults in hospital: recognising and responding to deterioration (CG50)

This guideline covers how patients in hospital should be monitored to identify those whose health may become worse suddenly and the care they should receive. It aims to reduce the risk of patients needing to stay longer in hospital, not recovering fully or dying. It doesn’t specifically cover the care of children, patients in critical care areas or those in the final stages of a terminal illness.

Clinical guideline Published July 2007

Drug misuse in over 16s: psychosocial interventions (CG51)

This guideline covers using psychosocial interventions to treat adults and young people over 16 who have a problem with or are dependent on opioids, stimulants or cannabis. It aims to reduce illicit drug use and improve people’s physical and mental health, relationships and employment.

Clinical guideline Published July 2007

Faecal incontinence in adults: management (CG49)

This guideline covers assessing and managing faecal incontinence (any involuntary loss of faeces that is a social or hygienic problem) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that staff are aware that faecal incontinence is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.

Clinical guideline Published June 2007

Feverish illness in children: assessment and initial management in children younger than 5 years (CG47)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG160

Clinical guideline Published May 2007

Smoking: workplace interventions (PH5)

This guideline covers how employers can encourage and support employees to stop smoking. It aims to reduce the number of people who smoke or are exposed to second-hand smoke and the rate of diseases and conditions caused by smoking.

Public health guideline Published April 2007

Venous thromboembolism (surgical) (CG46)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG92

Clinical guideline Published April 2007

Substance misuse interventions for vulnerable under 25s (PH4)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG64.

Public health guideline Published March 2007

Antenatal and postnatal mental health: Clinical management and service guidance (CG45)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG192

Clinical guideline Published February 2007

Sexually transmitted infections and under-18 conceptions: prevention (PH3)

This guideline covers one-to-one interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and under-18 conceptions. The aim is to reduce the transmission of chlamydia and other STIs, including HIV, and reduce the rate of pregnancies among women aged under 18.

Public health guideline Published February 2007

Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care (CG42)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG97.

Clinical guideline Published November 2006

Familial breast cancer (CG41)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG164

Clinical guideline Published October 2006

Urinary incontinence: the management of urinary incontinence in women (CG40)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG171

Clinical guideline Published October 2006

Anaemia management in people with chronic kidney disease (CG39)

This guideline has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG114

Clinical guideline Published September 2006

Improving outcomes for people with brain and other central nervous system tumours (CSG10)

This guideline covers how healthcare services for people with brain tumours and other central nervous system tumours should be organised. It aims to improve care by recommending which healthcare professionals should be involved and the types of hospital or cancer centre best suited to provide the care.

Cancer service guideline Published June 2006

Atrial fibrillation: The management of atrial fibrillation (CG36)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG180

Clinical guideline Published June 2006

Parkinson's disease in over 20s: diagnosis and management (CG35)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG71.

Clinical guideline Published June 2006

Hypertension: management of hypertension in adults in primary care (CG34)

This guideline has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG127

Clinical guideline Published June 2006

Smoking: brief interventions and referrals (PH1)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG92.

Public health guideline Published March 2006

Improving outcomes for people with sarcoma (CSG9)

This guideline covers how healthcare services for people with sarcoma should be organised. It aims to improve care by recommending which healthcare professionals should be involved and the types of hospital or cancer centre best suited to provide the care.

Cancer service guideline Published March 2006

Obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder: treatment (CG31)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing, diagnosing and treating obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder in adults, young people and children (aged 8 years and older). It aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder. It includes recommendations on how families and carers may be able to support people with either of these conditions, and how they can get support for themselves.

Clinical guideline Published November 2005

Pressure ulcers: the management of pressure ulcers in primary and secondary care (CG29)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG179.  

Clinical guideline Published September 2005

Depression in children and young people: identification and management (CG28)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG134.

Clinical guideline Published September 2005

Improving outcomes in children and young people with cancer (CSG7)

This guideline covers how healthcare services for children and young people with cancer should be organised. It aims to improve care by recommending which healthcare professionals should be involved and the types of hospital or cancer centre best suited to provide the care.

Cancer service guideline Published August 2005

Referral guidelines for suspected cancer (CG27)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG12.  

Clinical guideline Published June 2005

Post-traumatic stress disorder: management (CG26)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG116.

Clinical guideline Published March 2005

Violence: short-term management for over 16s in psychiatic and emergency departments (CG25)

This guideline has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG10.  

Clinical guideline Published February 2005

Lung cancer: diagnosis and treatment (CG24)

This guideline has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG121.

Clinical guideline Published February 2005

Depression: management of depression in primary and secondary care (CG23)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline CG90.

Clinical guideline Published December 2004