This guideline covers new buildings and communal outdoor areas. The aim is to ensure there are enough shady areas to protect people from overexposure to the sun.
This quality improvement guide was produced by NICE, in partnership with the Health Protection Agency (HPA). Its aim is twofold: to reduce the risk of harm from healthcare-associated infections for patients, staff and visitors; and to reduce the costs associated with preventable infection.
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.
This guideline covers promoting physical activity for children and young people aged under 18 at home, preschool, school and in the community. It includes raising awareness of the benefits of physical activity, listening to what children and young people want, planning and providing spaces and facilities, and helping families build physical activity into their daily lives.
This guideline covers how organisations, professionals and carers can work together to deliver high quality care, stable placements and nurturing relationships for looked-after children and young people. It aims to help these children and young people reach their full potential and enjoy the same opportunities in life as their peers.
This guideline covers vitamin D supplement use. It aims to prevent vitamin D deficiency among specific population groups including infants and children aged under 4, pregnant and breastfeeding women, particularly teenagers and young women, people over 65, people who have low or no exposure to the sun and people with darker skin.
This guideline covers how to improve the health and wellbeing of employees, with a focus on organisational culture and the role of line managers.
This guideline covers increasing immunisation uptake among children and young people aged under 19 years in groups and settings where immunisation coverage is low. It aims to improve access to immunisation services and increase timely immunisation of children and young people. It also aims to ensure babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B are immunised.
This guideline covers strategies, regulation, enforcement, surveillance and workforce development in relation to preventing unintentional injuries in the home, on the road and during outdoor play and leisure.
This guideline covers road speed limits, 20mph zones and engineering measures to reduce speed or make routes safer.
This guideline covers how general dental practice teams can convey advice about oral hygiene and the use of fluoride. It also covers diet, smoking, smokeless tobacco and alcohol intake.
This guideline covers interventions to maintain and improve the mental wellbeing and independence of people aged 65 or older and how to identify those most at risk of a decline.
This guideline covers how to communicate the risks and benefits of natural sunlight exposure (specifically, the ultraviolet rays UVA and UVB) to help people understand why they may need to modify their behaviour to reduce their risk of skin cancer and vitamin D deficiency.
This guideline covers children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour, including those on remand or serving community or custodial sentences. It aims to ensure these problems don’t escalate and possibly lead to them being charged with a sexual offence. It also aims to ensure no-one is unnecessarily referred to specialist services.
This guideline covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes. The aim is to maintain and improve their oral health and ensure timely access to dental treatment.
This guideline covers community engagement approaches to reduce health inequalities, ensure health and wellbeing initiatives are effective and help local authorities and health bodies meet their statutory obligations.
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on the Senza spinal cord stimulation system for delivering HF10 therapy to treat chronic neuropathic pain
Evidence-based decisions on Endocuff Vision for assisting visualisation during colonoscopy
Evidence-based recommendations on SecurAcath for securing percutaneous catheters (central venous catheters/CVCs)
Evidence-based recommendations on the moorLDI2-BI a laser doppler blood flow imager for burn wound assessment
Evidence-based recommendations on the geko device for reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)
Evidence-based recommendations on the Debrisoft monofilament debridement pad for use in acute or chronic wounds
Evidence-based recommendations on the WatchBP Home A for opportunistically detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) when diagnosing and managing hypertension
Evidence-based recommendations on the Sherlock 3CG Tip Confirmation System for placement of peripherally inserted central catheters
Evidence-based recommendations on the transurethral resection in saline system (TURis) for resection of the prostate
Evidence-based recommendations on the Parafricta Bootees and Undergarments to reduce the development or risk of pressure ulcers caused by skin breakdown
Evidence-based recommendations on PleurX peritoneal catheter drainage system for vacuum-assisted drainage of treatment-resistant, recurrent malignant ascites
Evidence-based recommendations on Ambulight PDT for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on the MIST Therapy system for the promotion of wound healing
Evidence-based recommendations on Spectra Optia for automated red blood cell exchange in patients with sickle cell disease
Evidence-based recommendations on Virtual Touch Quantification for diagnosing and monitoring liver fibrosis in chronic Hepatitis B and C
Evidence-based recommendations on UroLift for treating lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BHP)
Evidence-based recommendations on ENDURALIFE-powered cardiac resynchronisation therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D) devices for treating heart failure
Evidence-based recommendations on HeartFlow FFRCT for estimating fractional flow reserve from coronary CT angiography
Evidence-based recommendations on HumiGard for preventing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia in patients having abdominal surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on GreenLight XPS for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Evidence-based recommendations on SeQuent Please balloon catheter for in-stent coronary restenosis
Evidence-based recommendations on the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system for long bone fractures with non-union or delayed healing
Evidence-based recommendations on the Pipeline Flex embolisation device with Shield Technology for the treatment of complex intracranial aneurysms
Evidence-based recommendations on the Ambu aScope4 Broncho for use in unexpected difficult airways
Evidence-based recommendations on the MAGEC system for spinal lengthening in children with scoliosis (curvature of the spine)
Evidence-based recommendations on VibraTip for testing vibration perception to detect diabetic peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage)
Evidence-based recommendations on the XprESS multi-sinus dilation system for treating chronic sinusitis after medical treatment has failed
Evidence-based recommendations on the CardioQ-ODM oesophageal doppler monitor for people having major or high-risk surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on the Mega Soft Patient Return Electrode for use during monopolar electrosurgery
Evidence-based recommendations on MiraQ for assessing graft flow during coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on gammaCore for cluster headache
Evidence-based recommendations on Curos for preventing infections when using needleless connectors
Evidence-based recommendations on Thopaz+ for people who need chest drainage after a pulmonary resection or because of a collapsed lung