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  1. Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia in under 16s: recognition, diagnosis and management (CG102)

    This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia (blood poisoning) in babies, children and young people under 16. It aims to reduce deaths and disability by promoting early recognition of symptoms and timely effective management.

  2. Postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth (CG37)

    This guideline covers the routine postnatal care women and their babies should receive for 6–8 weeks after the birth. It includes advice given on breastfeeding, and the management of common and serious health problems in women and their babies after the birth.

  3. Eculizumab for treating atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HST1)

    Evidence-based recommendations on eculizumab (Soliris) for treating atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome in adults and children

  4. Chronic kidney disease in adults: assessment and management (CG182)

    This guideline covers the care and treatment of people with, or at risk of developing, chronic kidney disease. It aims to prevent or delay the progression of chronic kidney disease, reduce or prevent the development of complications, and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

  5. Vemurafenib for treating locally advanced or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation‑positive malignant melanoma (TA269)

    Evidence-based recommendations on vemurafenib (Zelboraf) for treating advanced BRAF V600-positive malignant melanoma in adults

  6. Dabigatran etexilate for the treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis and/or pulmonary embolism (TA327)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism

  7. Obesity: identification, assessment and management (CG189)

    This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing obesity in children (aged 2 years and over), young people and adults. It aims to improve the use of bariatric surgery and very-low-calorie diets to help people who are obese to reduce their weight.

  8. Nalmefene for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence (TA325)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nalmefene (Selincro) for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence

  9. Imatinib for the adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA326)

    Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (cancers in the digestive track)

  10. Erythropoiesis‑stimulating agents (epoetin and darbepoetin) for treating anaemia in people with cancer having chemotherapy (TA323)

    Evidence-recommendations on erythropoiesis-stimulation agents (epoetin alfa, beta, theta and zeta and darbepoetin alfa) for anaemia in people with cancer..

  11. Dual‑chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome without atrioventricular block (TA324)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dual-chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome without atrioventricular block

  12. Dual‑chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome and/or atrioventricular block (TA88)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dual-chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia (slow heart rate) due to sick sinus syndrome and/or atrioventricular block

  13. Gallstone disease: diagnosis and management (CG188)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gallstone disease in adults. It aims to reduce variation in care by promoting the most effective treatments, and to improve the advice given to people with gallstone disease before and after treatment.

  14. Dabrafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation‑positive melanoma (TA321)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabrafenib (Tafinlar) for treating unresectable or metastatic melanoma in adults with a BRAF V600 mutation

  15. Acute heart failure: diagnosis and management (CG187)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing acute heart failure or possible acute heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the immediate care of someone who is acutely unwell as a result of heart failure.

  16. Drug allergy: diagnosis and management (CG183)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing drug allergy in all age groups. It aims to make it easier for professionals to tell when someone is having an allergic reaction, by specifying the key signs and patterns to look out for. It also makes recommendations on improving people’s understanding of their drug allergies, and ensuring these are recorded properly in their medical records.

  17. Transient loss of consciousness ('blackouts') in over 16s (CG109)

    This guideline covers assessment, diagnosis and referral for people over 16 who have had a transient loss of consciousness (TLoC; also called a blackout). It aims to improve care for people with TLoC by specifying the most effective assessments and recommending when to refer to a specialist.

  18. Dimethyl fumarate for treating relapsing‑remitting multiple sclerosis (TA320)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dimethyl fumarate (Tecfidera) for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS/RRMS)

  19. Atrial fibrillation: management (CG180)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in adults. It aims to ensure that people receive the best management to help prevent harmful complications, in particular stroke and bleeding.

  20. Ipilimumab for previously untreated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (TA319)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ipilimumab (Yervoy) for previously untreated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in adults

  21. Prasugrel with percutaneous coronary intervention for treating acute coronary syndromes (TA317)

    Evidence-based recommendations on prasugrel (Efient) with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for treating acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

  22. Enzalutamide for metastatic hormone‑relapsed prostate cancer previously treated with a docetaxel‑containing regimen (TA316)

    Evidence-based recommendations on enzalutamide (Xtandi) for metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer previously treated with a docetaxel-containing regimen

  23. Implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy for arrhythmias and heart failure (TA314)

    Evidence-based recommendations on implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for arrhythmias and heart failure

  24. Teriflunomide for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA303)

    Evidence-based recommendations on teriflunomide (Aubagio) for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS/MS) in adults

  25. Alemtuzumab for treating relapsing‑remitting multiple sclerosis (TA312)

    Evidence-based recommendations on alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) for treating active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS)

  26. Pressure ulcers: prevention and management (CG179)

    This guideline covers risk assessment, prevention and treatment in children, young people and adults at risk of, or who have, a pressure ulcer (also known as a bedsore or pressure sore). It aims to reduce the number of pressure ulcers in people admitted to secondary or tertiary care or receiving NHS care in other settings, such as primary and community care and emergency departments.

  27. Afatinib for treating epidermal growth factor receptor mutation-positive locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (TA310)

    Evidence-based recommendations on afatinib (Giotrif) for treating EGFR-TK mutation-positive locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer..

  28. Bortezomib for induction therapy in multiple myeloma before high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation (TA311)

    Evidence-based recommendations on bortezomib (Velcade) for induction therapy in multiple myeloma before high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell..

  29. Rituximab in combination with glucocorticoids for treating anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis (TA308)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) with glucocorticoids for treating anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis

  30. Aflibercept in combination with irinotecan and fluorouracil-based therapy for treating metastatic colorectal cancer that has progressed following prior oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy (TA307)

    Evidence-based recommendations on aflibercept (Zaltrap) with FOLFIRI for metastatic colorectal cancer that has progressed after oxaliplatin

  31. Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults: prevention and management (CG178)

    This guideline covers recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in adults. It aims to improve care through early recognition and treatment, and by focusing on long-term recovery. It also recommends checking for coexisting health problems and providing support for family members and carers.

  32. Total hip replacement and resurfacing arthroplasty for end-stage arthritis of the hip (TA304)

    Evidence-based recommendations on total hip replacement and resurfacing arthroplasty for treating end-stage arthritis of the hip

  33. Aflibercept for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion (TA305)

    Evidence-based recommendations on aflibercept (Eylea) for visual impairment caused by macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion

  34. Pixantrone monotherapy for treating multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin's B‑cell lymphoma (TA306)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pixantrone (Pixuvri) for treating multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin's B-cell lymphoma

  35. Osteoarthritis: care and management (CG177)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing osteoarthritis in adults. It covers both pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. It promotes effective treatment options to control joint pain and improve function in people with osteoarthritis.

  36. Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating chronic diabetic macular oedema after an inadequate response to prior therapy (TA301)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant (Iluvien) for chronic diabetic macular oedema after prior therapy

  37. Ranibizumab for treating choroidal neovascularisation associated with pathological myopia (TA298)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ranibizumab (Lucentis) for treating choroidal neovascularisation associated with pathological myopia

  38. Peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for treating chronic hepatitis C in children and young people (TA300)

    Evidence-based recommendations on peginterferon alfa and ribavirin (Pegasys) for treating chronic hepatitis C in children and young people

  39. Myocardial infarction: cardiac rehabilitation and prevention of further cardiovascular disease (CG172)

    This guideline covers cardiac rehabilitation and preventing further cardiovascular disease in people aged 18 and over who have had a myocardial infarction. It aims to promote the health of people who have had an MI by encouraging them to attend a cardiac rehabilitation programme and advising them on a healthy lifestyle. It also includes advice on drug therapy.