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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 (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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cellulitis and erysipelas: antimicrobial prescribing (NG141)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people, children and babies aged 72 hours and over with cellulitis and erysipelas. 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

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

Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (NG19)

This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated October 2019

Diabetic foot infection: antimicrobial prescribing

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

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

Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10133] Expected publication date: 11 February 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Impetigo: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10134] Expected publication date: 11 February 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Clostridium difficile infection: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10144] Expected publication date: 30 September 2020

Antimicrobial prescribing 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

Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing

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

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline In development

Guidance on the use of trastuzumab for the treatment of advanced breast cancer (TA34)

Evidence-based recommendations on the use of trastuzumab (Herceptin) for the treatment of advanced breast cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2002

Regorafenib for metastatic colorectal cancer after treatment for metastatic disease (terminated appraisal) (TA334)

NICE is unable to make recommendations about regorafenib for metastatic colorectal cancer because no evidence submission was received from Bayer for the..

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Guidance on the use of temozolomide for the treatment of recurrent malignant glioma (brain cancer) (TA23)

Evidence-based recommendations on temozolomide (Temodal) for malignant glioma in children over 3 years, young people and adults.

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2001 Last updated March 2016

Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (TA217)

Evidence-based recommendations on donepezil (Aricept), galantamine (Reminyl), rivastigmine (Exelon) and memantine (Ebixa) for treating Alzheimer's disease

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2011 Last updated June 2018

Decitabine for the treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia (terminated appraisal) (TA270)

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2012

Guidance on the use of fludarabine for B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA29)

Evidence-based recommendations on the use of fludarabine for B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2001

Canakinumab for treating gouty arthritis attacks and reducing the frequency of subsequent attacks (terminated appraisal) (TA281)

NICE is unable to recommend the use in the NHS of canakinumab for treating gouty arthritis attacks and reducing the frequency of subsequent attacks

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2013

Pharmalgen for the treatment of bee and wasp venom allergy (TA246)

Evidence-based recommendations on Pharmalgen (ALK-Abelló) for treating bee and wasp venom allergy

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2012

Lapatinib or trastuzumab in combination with an aromatase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of metastatic hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer that overexpresses HER2 (TA257)

Evidence-based recommendations on lapatinib (Tyverb) or trastuzumab (Herceptin) combined with an aromatase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of..

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2012

Omalizumab for treating severe persistent allergic asthma (TA278)

Evidence-based recommendations on omalizumab (Xolair) for treating severe persistent allergic asthma

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2013

Tadalafil for the treatment of symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (terminated appraisal) (TA273)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of tadalafil for treating symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia...

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2013

Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza (TA158)

Evidence-based recommendations on oseltamivir (Tamiflu), amantadine (Lysovir, Symmetrel) and zanamivir (Relenza) to prevent influenza (flu)

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2008

Ranibizumab and pegaptanib for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (TA155)

Evidence-based recommendations on ranibizumab (Lucentis) and pegaptanib (Macugen) for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2008 Last updated May 2012

Raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women (TA160)

Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2008 Last updated February 2018

Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin (TA159)

Evidence-based recommendations on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2008

Structural neuroimaging in first-episode psychosis (TA136)

Evidence-based recommendations on structural neuroimaging for treating first-episode psychosis

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2008

Pemetrexed for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma (TA135)

Evidence-based recommendations on pemetrexed (Alimta) for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma (cancer)

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2008

Inhaled corticosteroids for the treatment of chronic asthma in children under the age of 12 years (TA131)

Evidence-based recommendations on inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) for chronic asthma in children aged under 12

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2007

Docetaxel for the treatment of hormone-refractory metastatic prostate cancer (TA101)

Evidence-based recommendations on docetaxel (Taxotere) for the treatment of hormone-refractory metastatic (advanced) prostate cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2006

Capecitabine and oxaliplatin in the adjuvant treatment of stage III (Dukes' C) colon cancer (TA100)

Evidence-based recommendations on capecitabine (Xeloda) and oxaliplatin (Eloxatin) for adjuvant treatment of stage III (Dukes' C) colon (bowel) cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2006

Guidance on the use of inhaler systems (devices) in children under the age of 5 years with chronic asthma (TA10)

Evidence-based recommendations on the use of inhaler systems (devices) for chronic asthma in children under 5

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2000

Guidance on the Extraction of Wisdom Teeth (TA1)

Evidence-based recommendations on the extraction of wisdom teeth

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2000

Methadone and buprenorphine for the management of opioid dependence (TA114)

Evidence-based recommendations on methadone and buprenorphine for the management of opioid dependence

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2007

Carmustine implants and temozolomide for the treatment of newly diagnosed high-grade glioma (TA121)

Evidence-based recommendations on carmustine implants Gliadel) and temozolomide (Temodal) for newly diagnosed high-grade glioma (brain tumour)

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2007

Cinacalcet for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with end-stage renal disease on maintenance dialysis therapy (TA117)

Evidence-based recommendations on cinacalcet (Mimpara) for treating secondary hyperparathyroidism to treat people on dialysis who have kidney disease

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2007

Naltrexone for the management of opioid dependence (TA115)

Evidence-based recommendations on naltrexone (Nalorex) for the management of opioid dependence

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2007

Peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for the treatment of mild chronic hepatitis C (TA106)

Evidence-based recommendations on peginterferon alfa (Pegasys) and ribavirin (Copegus) for treating mild chronic hepatitis C

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2006 Last updated November 2013

Amantadine, oseltamivir and zanamivir for the treatment of influenza (TA168)

Evidence-based recommendations on amantadine (Lysovir, Symmetrel), oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for treating influenza (flu)

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2009