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.
This guideline covers encouraging people to increase the amount they walk or cycle for travel or recreation purposes.
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.
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 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 reducing harm from smoking. It aims to help people, particularly those who are highly dependent on nicotine, who:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
In development [GID-NG10050] Expected publication date: TBC
In development [GID-NG10140] Expected publication date: 18 August 2021
In development [GID-NG10086] Expected publication date: 18 January 2021
In development [GID-NG10139] Expected publication date: 19 October 2021
In development [GID-NG10101] Expected publication date: 05 August 2020
In development [GID-NG10125] Expected publication date: 28 May 2021
In development [GID-NG10121] Expected publication date: 26 April 2021
In development [GID-NG10142] Expected publication date: 01 September 2021
Evidence-based recommendations on leukapheresis for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease)
Evidence-based recommendations on endovascular stent–graft placement in thoracic aortic aneurysms (bulging aorta in the heart) and dissections (tears)
Evidence-based recommendations on totally endoscopic robotically assisted coronary artery bypass grafting (TECAB)
Evidence-based recommendations on computed tomographic (CT) colonography (virtual colonoscopy) to detect abnormalities in the colon
Evidence-based recommendations on cryotherapy for treating recurrent prostate cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on percutaneous vertebroplasty for spinal metastases
Evidence-based recommendations on radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in association with other cardiac (heart) surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on microwave ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in association with other cardiac (heart) surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on cryoablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in association with other cardiac (heart) surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) for treating lacrimal sac or nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO)
Evidence-based recommendations on lung volume reduction surgery for treating advanced emphysema
Evidence-based recommendations on high-intensity focused ultrasound for treating prostate cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on coil embolisation for treating ruptured intracranial aneurysms
Evidence-based recommendations on auditory brain stem implants for deafness caused by damage to the vestibulocochlear nerve due to tumours or surgery
Evidence-based recommendations on artificial metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joint replacement for treating end-stage arthritis
Evidence-based recommendations on artificial trapeziometacarpal joint replacement for treating end-stage osteoarthritis
Evidence-based recommendations on wireless capsule endoscopy (swallowing small capsule with camera) for investigating the small bowel
Evidence-based recommendations on coil embolisation (inserting coil) for treating unruptured intracranial aneurysms (dilated blood vessels in the skull)
Evidence-based recommendations collagen injection for vocal cord augmentation (in glottic insufficiency and vocal fold paresis)
Evidence-based recommendations on interstitial laser therapy for fibroadenomas (benign/non-cancerous solid lump) of the breast
Evidence-based recommendations on cyanoacrylate instillation for occlusion of parotid sinuses
Evidence-based recommendations on incisionless otoplasty (surgery) to correct protruding ears
Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using freezing (cryoablation) needles for treating localised prostate cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on focal therapy using high-intensity focused ultrasound for treating localised prostate cancer