This guideline covers the nutrition of pregnant women, including women who are planning to become pregnant, mothers and other carers of children aged under 5 and their children. In particular, it aims to address disparities in the nutrition of low-income and other disadvantaged groups compared with the general population.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gallstone disease in adults. It aims to reduce variation in care by promoting the most effective treatments, and to improve the advice given to people with gallstone disease before and after treatment.
This guideline covers improving oral health by developing and implementing a strategy that meets the needs of people in the local community. It aims to promote and protect people’s oral health by improving their diet and oral hygiene, and by encouraging them to visit the dentist regularly.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing acute heart failure or possible acute heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the immediate care of someone who is acutely unwell as a result of heart failure.
Evidence-based recommendations on high-sensitivity troponin tests for the early rule-out of acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 653.
Evidence-based recommendations on combined endoscopic and laparoscopic removal of colonic polyps (growths)
This guideline covers exercise referral schemes for people aged 19 and older, in particular, those who are inactive or sedentary. The aim is to encourage people to be physically active.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing drug allergy in all age groups. It aims to make it easier for professionals to tell when someone is having an allergic reaction, by specifying the key signs and patterns to look out for. It also makes recommendations on improving people’s understanding of their drug allergies, and ensuring these are recorded properly in their medical records.
This guideline covers assessment, diagnosis and referral for people over 16 who have had a transient loss of consciousness (TLoC; also called a blackout). It aims to improve care for people with TLoC by specifying the most effective assessments and recommending when to refer to a specialist.
Evidence-based recommendations on the total prosthetic replacement of temporomandibular joint (joint between the skull and lower jaw)
Evidence-based recommendations on assessing motility of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract using a wireless capsule to investigate motility disorders
Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive (keyhole) video-assisted thyroidectomy (surgery to remove the thyroid gland)
Evidence-based recommendations on minimally invasive (keyhole) video-assisted parathyroidectomy to remove abnormal parathyroid glands
Evidence-based recommendations on viscoelastometric point-of-care testing (ROTEM, TEG and Sonoclot systems) to detect, manage and monitor haemostasis
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in adults. It aims to ensure that people receive the best management to help prevent harmful complications, in particular stroke and bleeding.
Evidence-based recommendations on powdered micodebrider turbinoplasty for inferior turbinate hypertrophy (swollen ridges in the nose)
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for treating squamous dysplasia of the oesophagus
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s oesophagus with low-grade dysplasia or no dysplasia
Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency tissue reduction for turbinate hypertrophy (swollen ridges in the nose that narrow the nasal passage)
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic saphenous vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting in coronary artery disease (CAD)
Evidence-based recommendations on the geko device for reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)
Evidence-based recommendations on the MAGEC system for spinal lengthening in children with scoliosis (curvature of the spine)
Evidence-based recommendations on gastroelectrical stimulation for treating gastroparesis
This guideline covers multi-component lifestyle weight management services including programmes, courses, clubs or groups provided by the public, private and voluntary sector. The aim is to help people lose weight and become more physically active to reduce the risk of diseases associated with obesity. This includes coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and various cancers.
Evidence-based recommendations on arthroscopic radiofrequency chondroplasty for discrete chondral defects of the articular cartilage in the knee
Evidence-based recommendations on bioresorbable stent implantation for treating coronary artery disease (CHD)
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 637.
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 634.
Evidence-based recommendations on chemosaturation via percutaneous hepatic artery perfusion and hepatic vein isolation for primary or metastatic liver cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for primary hyperhidrosis (excess sweating) of the upper limb (palm of hand and armpit)
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 522.
This guideline covers risk assessment, prevention and treatment in children, young people and adults at risk of, or who have, a pressure ulcer (also known as a bedsore or pressure sore). It aims to reduce the number of pressure ulcers in people admitted to secondary or tertiary care or receiving NHS care in other settings, such as primary and community care and emergency departments.
Evidence-based recommendations on the NIOX MINO, NIOX VERO and Nobreath devices to measure fractional exhaled nitric oxide concentration in asthma
Evidence-based recommendations on faecal microbiota (bacteria) transplant for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. difficile/C. diff) infection
Evidence-based recommendations on transoral carbon dioxide (CO2) laser surgery for primary treatment of oropharyngeal malignancy (throat cancer)
Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a magnetic bead band for faecal (bowel) incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (artificial lung) for acute heart failure in adults
This guideline covers needle and syringe programmes for people (including those under 16) who inject drugs. The main aim is to reduce the transmission of viruses and other infections caused by sharing injecting equipment, such as HIV, hepatitis B and C. In turn, this will reduce the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and bacterial infections, so benefiting wider society.
This guideline covers contraceptive services for under-25s. It aims to ensure all under-25s are given advice and information on all types of contraception. This includes additional tailored support to meet the particular needs and choices of those who are socially disadvantaged or who may find it difficult to use these services.
This guideline covers recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in adults. It aims to improve care through early recognition and treatment, and by focusing on long-term recovery. It also recommends checking for coexisting health problems and providing support for family members and carers.
Evidence-based recommendations on electrochemotherapy for primary basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) (skin cancer)
This guideline covers planning and delivering multi-agency services for domestic violence and abuse. It aims to help identify, prevent and reduce domestic violence and abuse among women and men in heterosexual or same-sex relationships, and among young people.
Evidence-based recommendations on optical coherence tomography to guide percutaneous coronary intervention (near-infrared light for artery imaging)
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (cutting off nerve signals to stop blushing) for primary facial blushing
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE interventional procedures guidance 631.
This guidance has been updated and replaced by interventional procedures guidance 495.
This guideline covers assessing and managing osteoarthritis in adults. It covers both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. It promotes effective treatment options to control joint pain and improve function in people with osteoarthritis.
Evidence-based recommendations on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for treating and preventing migraine (headaches)
Evidence-based recommendations on prostatic urethral lift implants to treat lower tract symptoms secondary to benign prostate hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)