This guideline covers planning and delivering social care and support for older people who have multiple long-term conditions. It promotes an integrated and person-centred approach to delivering effective health and social care services.
This guideline covers organisational and managerial approaches to safe nurse staffing of inpatient wards for people aged 18 and over in acute hospitals. It aims to ensure that patients receive the nursing care they need, regardless of the ward to which they are allocated, the time of the day, or the day of the week.
This guideline covers referral and assessment for intermediate care and how to deliver the service. Intermediate care is a multidisciplinary service that helps people to be as independent as possible. It provides support and rehabilitation to people at risk of hospital admission or who have been in hospital. It aims to ensure people transfer from hospital to the community in a timely way and to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospitals and residential care.
This guideline covers good practice for managing medicines in care homes. It aims to promote the safe and effective use of medicines in care homes by advising on processes for prescribing, handling and administering medicines. It also recommends how care and services relating to medicines should be provided to people living in care homes.
Evidence-based recommendations on Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir (modified continent ileostomy) to restore continence after colon and rectum removal
Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a magnetic bead band for faecal (bowel) incontinence
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic ablation for an anal fistula in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on electroporation (electrical pulses sent through a needle into a tumour) for treating prostate cancer in adults