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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

Medicines adherence: involving patients in decisions about prescribed medicines and supporting adherence (CG76)

This guideline covers medicines adherence in people aged 18 and over. It recommends how to encourage adherence to medicines by supporting and involving people in decisions about their prescribed medicines. It aims to ensure that a person’s decision to use a medicine is an informed choice.

Clinical guideline Published January 2009

Antisocial personality disorder: prevention and management (CG77)

This guideline covers principles for working with people with antisocial personality disorder, including dealing with crises (crisis resolution). It aims to help people with antisocial personality disorder manage feelings of anger, distress, anxiety and depression, and to reduce offending and antisocial behaviour.

Clinical guideline Published January 2009 Last updated March 2013

Borderline personality disorder: recognition and management (CG78)

This guideline covers recognising and managing borderline personality disorder. It aims to help people with borderline personality disorder to manage feelings of distress, anxiety, worthlessness and anger, and to maintain stable and close relationships with others.

Clinical guideline Published January 2009

Hypothermia: prevention and management in adults having surgery (CG65)

This guideline covers preventing and managing inadvertent hypothermia in people aged 18 and over having surgery. It offers advice on assessing patients’ risk of hypothermia, measuring and monitoring temperature, and devices for keeping patients warm before, during and after surgery.

Clinical guideline Published April 2008 Last updated December 2016

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

Inducing labour (CG70)

This guideline covers circumstances, methods and monitoring for inducing labour in pregnant women to avoid a pregnancy lasting longer than 42 weeks (known as a prolonged pregnancy) or if a woman’s waters break but labour does not start. It aims to improve the advice and care provided to women considering and undergoing induction of labour in hospital-based maternity units, midwifery led units and at home .

Clinical guideline Published July 2008

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

Advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and treatment (CG81)

This guideline covers care and support for people with advanced (stage 4) breast cancer. It aims to help them and their healthcare professionals make shared decisions about tests and treatments to improve outcomes and quality of life.

Clinical guideline Published February 2009 Last updated August 2017

Rehabilitation after critical illness in adults (CG83)

This guideline covers rehabilitation strategies for adults who have experienced a critical illness and stayed in critical care. It aims to improve physical, psychological and cognitive outcomes in people who have been discharged from critical care.

Clinical guideline Published March 2009

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

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

Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management (CG61)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS by promoting effective management using dietary and lifestyle advice, pharmacological therapy and referral for psychological interventions.

Clinical guideline Published February 2008 Last updated April 2017

Antenatal care for uncomplicated pregnancies (CG62)

This guideline covers the care that healthy women and their babies should be offered during pregnancy. It aims to ensure that pregnant women are offered regular check-ups, information and support.

Clinical guideline Published March 2008 Last updated February 2019

Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis: antimicrobial prophylaxis against infective endocarditis in adults and children undergoing interventional procedures (CG64)

This guideline covers preventing infective endocarditis (IE) in children, young people and adults. It focuses on people at increased risk of infective endocarditis undergoing dental, gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary and respiratory tract procedures.

Clinical guideline Published March 2008 Last updated July 2016

Major trauma: assessment and initial management (NG39)

This guideline covers the rapid identification and early management of major trauma in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by improving the quality of their immediate care. It does not cover care for people with burns.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Maternal and child nutrition (PH11)

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.

Public health guideline Published March 2008 Last updated November 2014

Hyperparathyroidism (primary): diagnosis, assessment and initial management (NG132)

This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing primary hyperparathyroidism. It aims to improve recognition and treatment of this condition, reducing long-term complications and improving quality of life.

NICE guideline Published May 2019

Pneumonia (hospital-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG139)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with a confirmed diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia. It does not cover ventilator-associated pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 2019

Preterm labour and birth (update)

In development [GID-NG10078] Expected publication date: 02 August 2019

NICE guideline In development

Diabetes update

In development [GID-NG10152] Expected publication date: TBC

NICE guideline In development

Osteoarthritis: care and management (update)

In development [GID-NG10127] Expected publication date: 25 August 2021

NICE guideline In development

Acne Vulgaris: Management

In development [GID-NG10109] Expected publication date: 13 January 2021

NICE guideline In development

Thyroid cancer: assessment and management

In development [GID-NG10150] Expected publication date: 04 April 2022

NICE guideline In development

Managing common infections - antimicrobial prescribing guidelines

In development [GID-NG10050] Expected publication date: TBC

NICE guideline In development

Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management (update)

In development [GID-NG10161] Expected publication date: TBC

NICE guideline In development

Type 1 diabetes in adults: diagnosis and management (update)

In development [GID-NG10159] Expected publication date: TBC

NICE guideline In development

Type 2 diabetes in adults: management (update)

In development [GID-NG10160] Expected publication date: TBC

NICE guideline In development

Epilepsies in adults: diagnosis and management update (Please see Epilepsies in children, young people and adults)

In development [GID-NG10110] Expected publication date: 07 April 2021

NICE guideline In development

Diabetic foot infection: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10132] Expected publication date: 11 October 2019

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10137] Expected publication date: 30 June 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Mental wellbeing at work

In development [GID-NG10140] Expected publication date: 18 August 2021

NICE guideline In development

Skin abscess: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10163] Expected publication date: TBC

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Insect bites and stings: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10136] Expected publication date: 30 June 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Chronic kidney disease: assessment and management (update)

In development [GID-NG10118] Expected publication date: 18 March 2021

NICE guideline In development

Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia: recognition, diagnosis and management

In development [GID-NG10149] Expected publication date: 17 February 2022

NICE guideline In development

Secondary infection of common skin conditions including eczema: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10135] Expected publication date: 10 November 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Safeguarding adults in care homes

In development [GID-NG10107] Expected publication date: 21 October 2020

NICE guideline In development

Rehabilitation in adults with complex psychosis and related severe mental health conditions

In development [GID-NG10092] Expected publication date: 19 June 2020

NICE guideline In development

Advocacy services for adults with health and social care needs

In development [GID-NG10156] Expected publication date: 17 June 2022

NICE guideline In development

Joint replacement (primary): hip, knee and shoulder

In development [GID-NG10084] Expected publication date: 25 March 2020

NICE guideline In development

Abdominal aortic aneurysm: diagnosis and management

In development [GID-CGWAVE0769] Expected publication date: TBC

NICE guideline In development

Multiple sclerosis in adults: management

In development [GID-NG10153] Expected publication date: 04 May 2022

NICE guideline In development

Inducing labour (update)

In development [GID-NG10082] Expected publication date: TBC

NICE guideline In development

Perioperative care in adults

In development [GID-NG10072] Expected publication date: 27 May 2020

NICE guideline In development

Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period

In development [GID-NG10158] Expected publication date: TBC

NICE guideline In development

Obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome and obesity hypoventilation syndrome in over 16s

In development [GID-NG10098] Expected publication date: 05 November 2020

NICE guideline In development

Chronic pain: assessment and management

In development [GID-NG10069] Expected publication date: 19 August 2020

NICE guideline In development

Rehabilitation after traumatic injury

In development [GID-NG10105] Expected publication date: 04 August 2021

NICE guideline In development