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Sinusitis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG79)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute sinusitis. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute sinusitis is usually caused by a virus, lasts for about 2 to 3 weeks, and most people get better without antibiotics. Withholding antibiotics rarely leads to complications.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2017

Sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG84)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute sore throat. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute sore throat is often caused by a virus, lasts for about a week, and most people get better without antibiotics. Withholding antibiotics rarely leads to complications.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published January 2018

Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG91)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without antibiotics. Serious complications are rare.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published March 2018

Urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing (NG109)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for lower urinary tract infection (also called cystitis) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Urinary tract infection (recurrent): antimicrobial prescribing (NG112)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG120)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published February 2019

Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis), acute exacerbation: antimicrobial prescribing (NG117)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing and preventing acute exacerbations of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published December 2018

Pyelonephritis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG111)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute pyelonephritis (upper urinary tract infection) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Prostatitis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG110)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute prostatitis. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Urinary tract infection (catheter-associated): antimicrobial prescribing (NG113)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for catheter-associated urinary tract infection in children, young people and adults. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published November 2018

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (acute exacerbation): antimicrobial prescribing (NG114)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published December 2018

Pneumonia (community-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing (NG138)

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 community-acquired pneumonia. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published September 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

Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10137] Expected publication date: TBC

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10133] Expected publication date: 13 December 2019

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Insect bites and stings: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10136] Expected publication date: TBC

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Diabetic foot infection: antimicrobial prescribing

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

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Secondary infection of common skin conditions including eczema: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10135] Expected publication date: 13 October 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10131] Expected publication date: 27 September 2019

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Clostridium difficile infection: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10144] Expected publication date: TBC

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Impetigo: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10134] Expected publication date: 14 February 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Lanadelumab for preventing recurrent attacks of hereditary angioedema [ID1268]

In development [GID-TA10333] Expected publication date: 09 October 2019

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin type A for treating chronic sialorrhoea [ID1150]

In development [GID-TA10296] Expected publication date: 09 October 2019

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Cabozantinib for previously treated advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (terminated appraisal) (TA582)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of cabozantinib (Cometriq) for previously treated advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2019

Padeliporfin for untreated localised prostate cancer (TA546)

Evidence-based recommendations on padeliporfin (Tookad) for untreated, unilateral, low-risk prostate cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2018

Sofosbuvir–velpatasvir–voxilaprevir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA507)

Evidence-based recommendations on sofosbuvir–velpatasvir–voxilaprevir (Vosevi) for treating chronic hepatitis C (HCV) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2018

Intrabeam radiotherapy system for adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer (TA501)

Evidence-based recommendations on using Intrabeam radiotherapy during breast-conserving surgery for adults with early breast cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2018

Denosumab for preventing skeletal-related events in multiple myeloma (terminated appraisal) (TA549)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of denosumab for preventing skeletal-related events in multiple myeloma because no evidence

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2018

Decitabine for untreated acute myeloid leukaemia (terminated appraisal) (TA548)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of decitabine for untreated acute myeloid leukaemia because no evidence submission was

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2018

Ocrelizumab for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA533)

Evidence-based recommendations on ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2018

Lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours (TA539)

Evidence-based recommendations on lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide (Lutathera) for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2018

Bosutinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia (terminated appraisal) (TA576)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of bosutinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia because no evidence submission was

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2019

Dabrafenib with trametinib for treating advanced metastatic BRAF V600E mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (terminated appraisal) (TA564)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of dabrafenib with trametinib for treating advanced metastatic BRAF V600E mutation-positive

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2019

Pembrolizumab for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck after platinum-based chemotherapy (terminated appraisal) (TA570)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2019

Abatacept for treating psoriatic arthritis after DMARDs (terminated appraisal) (TA568)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation on abatacept (Orencia) for treating psoriatic arthritis after DMARDs in adults because of no evidence submission from

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2019

Holoclar for treating limbal stem cell deficiency after eye burns (TA467)

Evidence-based recommendations on Holoclar for treating limbal stem cell deficiency in adults after eye burns

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2017

Nivolumab for treating advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (TA384)

Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for treating advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in adults.

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2016

Eltrombopag for treating severe aplastic anaemia refractory to immunosuppressive therapy (terminated appraisal) (TA382)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of Eltrombopag for treating severe aplastic anaemia refractory to immunosuppressive…

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2016

Olaparib for maintenance treatment of relapsed, platinum-sensitive, BRCA mutation-positive ovarian, fallopian tube and peritoneal cancer after response to second-line or subsequent platinum-based chemotherapy (TA381)

Evidence-based recommendations on olaparib (Lynparza)

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2016

Guidance on the use of coronary artery stents (TA71)

Evidence-based recommendations on coronary artery stents for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2003 Last updated July 2008

Guidance on the use of imatinib for chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA70)

Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for treating chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML)

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2003 Last updated January 2016

Guidance on the use of liquid-based cytology for cervical screening (TA69)

Evidence-based recommendations on liquid-based cytology (LBC) for cervical screening

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2003

Human growth hormone (somatropin) in adults with growth hormone deficiency (TA64)

Evidence-based recommendations on human growth hormone (somatropin; Genotropin, Humantrope, Norditropin, Saizen) in adults with growth hormone deficiency

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2003

Guidance on the use of drugs for early thrombolysis in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction (TA52)

Evidence-based recommendations on streptokinase (Streptase), alteplase (Actilyse), reteplase (Rapilysin) and tenecteplase (Metalyse) for early thrombolysis in

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2002

Guidance on the use of ultrasound locating devices for placing central venous catheters (TA49)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound locating devices for placing central venous catheters into the internal jugular vein

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2002

Guidance on the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in the treatment of acute coronary syndromes (TA47)

Evidence-based recommendations on glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors(abciximab [ReoPro], eptifibatide [Integrilin], tirofiban [Aggrastat]) for acute coronary

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2002 Last updated March 2010

Ixekizumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (TA442)

Evidence-based recommendations on ixekizumab (Taltz) for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2017

Tenofovir alafenamide for treating chronic hepatitis B (terminated appraisal) (TA435)

NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of tenofovir alafenamide for treating chronic hepatitis B because no evidence submission was

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2017

Elotuzumab for previously treated multiple myeloma (terminated appraisal) (TA434)

NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of elotuzumab for previously treated multiple myeloma because no evidence submission was

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2017

Alectinib for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (terminated appraisal) (TA438)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of alectinib for anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2017