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Behaviour change: individual approaches (PH49)

This guideline covers changing health-damaging behaviours among people aged 16 and over using interventions such as goals and planning, feedback and monitoring, and social support. It aims to help tackle a range of behaviours including alcohol misuse, poor eating patterns, lack of physical activity, unsafe sexual behaviour and smoking.

Public health guideline Published January 2014

Physical activity: walking and cycling (PH41)

This guideline covers encouraging people to increase the amount they walk or cycle for travel or recreation purposes.

Public health guideline Published November 2012

Obesity: working with local communities (PH42)

This guideline covers how local communities, with support from local organisations and networks, can help prevent people from becoming overweight or obese or help them lose weight. It aims to support sustainable and community-wide action to achieve this.

Public health guideline Published November 2012 Last updated June 2017

Contraceptive services for under 25s (PH51)

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.

Public health guideline Published March 2014

Needle and syringe programmes (PH52)

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.

Public health guideline Published March 2014

Smoking: harm reduction (PH45)

This guideline covers reducing harm from smoking. It aims to help people, particularly those who are highly dependent on nicotine, who:

Public health guideline Published June 2013 Last updated July 2013

BMI: preventing ill health and premature death in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups (PH46)

This guideline covers the link between body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference and the risk of disease among adults from black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK. The aim was to determine whether lower cut-off points should be used for these groups as a trigger for lifestyle interventions to prevent conditions such as diabetes, myocardial infarction or stroke.

Public health guideline Published July 2013

Hepatitis B and C testing: people at risk of infection (PH43)

This guideline covers raising awareness of and testing for hepatitis B and C infection. It aims to ensure that people at increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection are tested.

Public health guideline Published December 2012 Last updated March 2013

Physical activity: brief advice for adults in primary care (PH44)

This guideline covers providing brief advice on physical activity to adults in primary care. It aims to improve health and wellbeing by raising awareness of the importance of physical activity and encouraging people to increase or maintain their activity level.

Public health guideline Published May 2013

Type 2 diabetes prevention: population and community-level interventions (PH35)

This guideline covers preventing type 2 diabetes in adult populations and communities who are at high risk. It aims to promote a healthy diet and physical activity at community and population level, and recommends how to tailor services for people in ethnic communities and other groups who are particularly at risk of type 2 diabetes.

Public health guideline Published May 2011

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

Domestic violence and abuse: multi-agency working (PH50)

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.

Public health guideline Published February 2014

Social and emotional wellbeing: early years (PH40)

This guideline covers supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable children under 5 through home visiting, childcare and early education. It aims to optimise care for young children who need extra support because they have or are at risk of social or emotional problems.

Public health guideline Published October 2012

Dementia, disability and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset (NG16)

This guideline covers mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life. The guideline aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy and active in later life.

NICE guideline Published October 2015

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues such as employment and housing.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Workplace health: management practices (NG13)

This guideline covers how to improve the health and wellbeing of employees, with a focus on organisational culture and the role of line managers.

NICE guideline Published June 2015 Last updated March 2016

Alcohol interventions in secondary and further education (NG135)

This guideline covers interventions in secondary and further education to prevent and reduce alcohol use among children and young people aged 11 up to and including 18. It also covers people aged 11 to 25 with special educational needs or disabilities in full-time education. It will also be relevant to children aged 11 in year 6 of primary school.

NICE guideline Published August 2019

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

Managing common infections - antimicrobial prescribing guidelines

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

NICE guideline In development

Mental wellbeing at work

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

NICE guideline In development

Tobacco: preventing uptake, promoting quitting and treating dependence (update)

In development [GID-NG10086] Expected publication date: 18 January 2021

NICE guideline In development

Vaccine uptake in the general population

In development [GID-NG10139] Expected publication date: 19 October 2021

NICE guideline In development

Behaviour change: digital and mobile health interventions

In development [GID-NG10101] Expected publication date: 05 August 2020

NICE guideline In development

Social, emotional and mental wellbeing in primary and secondary education

In development [GID-NG10125] Expected publication date: 28 May 2021

NICE guideline In development

Looked-after children and young people

In development [GID-NG10121] Expected publication date: 26 April 2021

NICE guideline In development

Reducing sexually transmitted infections

In development [GID-NG10142] Expected publication date: 01 September 2021

NICE guideline In development

Leukapheresis for inflammatory bowel disease (IPG126)

Evidence-based recommendations on leukapheresis for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2005

Endovascular stent–graft placement in thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections (IPG127)

Evidence-based recommendations on endovascular stent–graft placement in thoracic aortic aneurysms (bulging aorta in the heart) and dissections (tears)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2005

Totally endoscopic robotically assisted coronary artery bypass grafting (IPG128)

Evidence-based recommendations on totally endoscopic robotically assisted coronary artery bypass grafting (TECAB)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2005

Computed tomographic colonography (virtual colonoscopy) (IPG129)

Evidence-based recommendations on computed tomographic (CT) colonography (virtual colonoscopy) to detect abnormalities in the colon

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2005

Cryotherapy for recurrent prostate cancer (IPG119)

Evidence-based recommendations on cryotherapy for treating recurrent prostate cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2005

Percutaneous vertebroplasty (IPG12)

Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous vertebroplasty for spinal metastases

Interventional procedures guidance Published September 2003

Radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation in association with other cardiac surgery (IPG121)

Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in association with other cardiac (heart) surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2005

Microwave ablation for atrial fibrillation in association with other cardiac surgery (IPG122)

Evidence-based recommendations on microwave ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in association with other cardiac (heart) surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2005

Cryoablation for atrial fibrillation in association with other cardiac surgery (IPG123)

Evidence-based recommendations on cryoablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in association with other cardiac (heart) surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published May 2005

Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (IPG113)

Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) for treating lacrimal sac or nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO)

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2005

Lung volume reduction surgery for advanced emphysema (IPG114)

Evidence-based recommendations on lung volume reduction surgery for treating advanced emphysema

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2005

High-intensity focused ultrasound for prostate cancer (IPG118)

Evidence-based recommendations on high-intensity focused ultrasound for treating prostate cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2005

Coil embolisation of ruptured intracranial aneurysms (IPG106)

Evidence-based recommendations on coil embolisation for treating ruptured intracranial aneurysms

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2005

Auditory brain stem implants (IPG108)

Evidence-based recommendations on auditory brain stem implants for deafness caused by damage to the vestibulocochlear nerve due to tumours or surgery

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2005

Artificial metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joint replacement for end-stage arthritis (IPG110)

Evidence-based recommendations on artificial metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joint replacement for treating end-stage arthritis

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2005

Artificial trapeziometacarpal joint replacement for end-stage osteoarthritis (IPG111)

Evidence-based recommendations on artificial trapeziometacarpal joint replacement for treating end-stage osteoarthritis

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2005

Wireless capsule endoscopy for investigation of the small bowel (IPG101)

Evidence-based recommendations on wireless capsule endoscopy (swallowing small capsule with camera) for investigating the small bowel

Interventional procedures guidance Published December 2004

Coil embolisation of unruptured intracranial aneurysms (IPG105)

Evidence-based recommendations on coil embolisation (inserting coil) for treating unruptured intracranial aneurysms (dilated blood vessels in the skull)

Interventional procedures guidance Published January 2005

Collagen injection for vocal cord augmentation (IPG130)

Evidence-based recommendations collagen injection for vocal cord augmentation (in glottic insufficiency and vocal fold paresis)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2005

Interstitial laser therapy for fibroadenomas of the breast (IPG131)

Evidence-based recommendations on interstitial laser therapy for fibroadenomas (benign/non-cancerous solid lump) of the breast

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2005

Cyanoacrylate instillation for occlusion of parotid sinuses (IPG42)

Evidence-based recommendations on cyanoacrylate instillation for occlusion of parotid sinuses

Interventional procedures guidance Published February 2004

Incisionless otoplasty (IPG422)

Evidence-based recommendations on incisionless otoplasty (surgery) to correct protruding ears

Interventional procedures guidance Published March 2012

Focal therapy using cryoablation for localised prostate cancer (IPG423)

Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using freezing (cryoablation) needles for treating localised prostate cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2012

Focal therapy using high-intensity focused ultrasound for localised prostate cancer (IPG424)

Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using high-intensity focused ultrasound for treating localised prostate cancer

Interventional procedures guidance Published April 2012