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Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions (NG64)

This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. It aims to prevent or delay harmful use of drugs in children, young people and adults who are most likely to start using drugs or who are already experimenting or using drugs occasionally.

NICE guideline Published February 2017

Molecular testing strategies for Lynch syndrome in people with colorectal cancer (DG27)

Evidence-based recommendations on immunohistochemistry/microsatellite instability testing to guide tests for Lynch syndrome in people with colon cancer

Diagnostics guidance Published February 2017

Migalastat for treating Fabry disease (HST4)

Evidence-based recommendations on migalastat (Galafold) for treating Fabry disease in people over 16

Highly specialised technologies guidance Published February 2017

Apremilast for treating active psoriatic arthritis (TA433)

Evidence-based recommendations on apremilast (Otezla) for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2017

Everolimus for advanced renal cell carcinoma after previous treatment (TA432)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for advanced renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) after previous treatment

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2017

Intrapartum care for healthy women and babies (CG190)

This guideline covers the care of healthy women and their babies, during labour and immediately after the birth. It focuses on women who give birth between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy (‘term’). The guideline helps women to make an informed choice about where to have their baby. It also aims to reduce variation in areas of care such as fetal monitoring during labour and management of the third stage of labour.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated February 2017

Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care (CG139)

This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings. It provides a blueprint for the infection prevention and control precautions that should be applied by everyone involved in delivering NHS care and treatment.

Clinical guideline Published March 2012 Last updated February 2017

Osteoporosis: assessing the risk of fragility fracture (CG146)

This guideline covers assessing the risk of fragility fracture in people aged 18 and over with osteoporosis. It aims to provide guidance on the selection and use of risk assessment tools in the care of adults at risk of fragility fractures in all NHS settings.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012 Last updated February 2017

Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Cerebral palsy in under 25s: assessment and management (NG62)

This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing cerebral palsy in children and young people from birth up to their 25th birthday. It aims to make sure they get the care and treatment they need for the developmental and clinical comorbidities associated with cerebral palsy, so that they can be as active and independent as possible.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Sofosbuvir–velpatasvir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA430)

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

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Ibrutinib for previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with 17p deletion or TP53 mutation (TA429)

Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Mepolizumab for treating severe refractory eosinophilic asthma (TA431)

Evidence-based recommendations on mepolizumab (Nucala) for treating severe refractory eosinophilic asthma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Integrated multiplex PCR tests for identifying gastrointestinal pathogens in people with suspected gastroenteritis (xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel, FilmArray GI Panel and Faecal Pathogens B assay) (DG26)

Evidence-based recommendations on integrated multiplex polymerase chain tests for identifying gastrointestinal pathogens in suspected gastroenteritis

Diagnostics guidance Published January 2017

Pomalidomide for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib (TA427)

Evidence-based recommendations on pomalidomide (Imnovid) for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Organ donation for transplantation: improving donor identification and consent rates for deceased organ donation (CG135)

This guideline covers identifying people who wish to donate their organs after their death. It offers advice on how to approach families and carers of people who are nearing the end of life and how to seek consent for organ donation. It aims to promote discussion of organ donation as part of end-of-life care and to increase the number of organs available for people waiting for a transplant.

Clinical guideline Published December 2011 Last updated December 2016

Dasatinib, nilotinib and imatinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA426)

Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib (Sprycel), nilotinib (Tasigna) and imatinib (Glivec) for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Eribulin for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more chemotherapy regimens (TA423)

Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more types of chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA425)

Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant/intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Everolimus with exemestane for treating advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (TA421)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for treating advanced breast cancer in adults after endocrine therapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Crizotinib for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA422)

Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Pertuzumab for the neoadjuvant treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer (TA424)

Evidence-based recommendations on pertuzumab (Perjeta) for HER2-positive breast cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Hypothermia: prevention and management in adults having surgery (CG65)

This guideline covers preventing and managing inadvertent hypothermia in people aged 18 and over having surgery. It offers advice on assessing patients’ risk of hypothermia, measuring and monitoring temperature, and devices for keeping patients warm before, during and after surgery.

Clinical guideline Published April 2008 Last updated December 2016

Ticagrelor for preventing atherothrombotic events after myocardial infarction (TA420)

Evidence-based recommendations on ticagrelor (Brilique) for preventing atherothrombotic events such as heart attacks or stroke after myocardial infarction (MI)

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

HIV testing: increasing uptake among people who may have undiagnosed HIV (NG60)

This guideline covers how to increase the uptake of HIV testing in primary and secondary care, specialist sexual health services and the community. It describes how to plan and deliver services that are tailored to the local prevalence of HIV, promote awareness of HIV testing and increase opportunities to offer testing to people who may have undiagnosed HIV.

NICE guideline Published December 2016

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis (CG95)

This guideline covers assessing and diagnosing recent chest pain in people aged 18 and over and managing symptoms while a diagnosis is being made. It aims to improve outcomes by providing advice on tests (ECG, high-sensitivity troponin tests, multislice CT angiography, functional testing) that support healthcare professionals to make a speedy and accurate diagnosis.

Clinical guideline Published March 2010 Last updated November 2016

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (NG59)

This guideline covers assessing and managing low back pain and sciatica in people aged 16 and over. It outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life. The guideline aims to improve people’s quality of life by promoting the most effective forms of care for low back pain and sciatica.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

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.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Spasticity in under 19s: management (CG145)

This guideline covers managing spasticity and co-existing motor disorders and their early musculoskeletal complications in children and young people (from birth up to their 19th birthday) with non-progressive brain disorders. It aims to reduce variation in practice and help healthcare professionals to select and use appropriate treatments.

Clinical guideline Published July 2012 Last updated November 2016

Dapagliflozin in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes (TA288)

Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2013 Last updated November 2016

Apremilast for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (TA419)

Evidence-based recommendations on apremilast (Otezla) for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2016

Nivolumab for previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma (TA417)

Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC/kidney cancer) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2016

Dapagliflozin in triple therapy for treating type 2 diabetes (TA418)

Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) given with 2 other drugs for treating type 2 diabetes in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2016

High-throughput non-invasive prenatal testing for fetal RHD genotype (DG25)

Evidence-based recommendations on high-throughput non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for fetal RHD genotype

Diagnostics guidance Published November 2016

Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NG18)

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people aged under 18. The guideline recommends strict targets for blood glucose control to reduce the long-term risks associated with diabetes.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated November 2016

Physical health of people in prison (NG57)

This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing physical health problems of people in prison. It aims to improve health and wellbeing in the prison population by promoting more coordinated care and more effective approaches to prescribing, dispensing and supervising medicines.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Jaundice in newborn babies under 28 days (CG98)

This guideline covers diagnosing and treating jaundice, which is caused by increased levels of bilirubin in the blood, in newborn babies (neonates). It aims to help detect or prevent very high levels of bilirubin, which can be harmful if not treated.

Clinical guideline Published May 2010 Last updated October 2016

Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management (CG155)

This guideline covers recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people. It aims to improve early recognition of psychosis and schizophrenia so that children and young people can be offered the treatment and care they need to live with the condition.

Clinical guideline Published January 2013 Last updated October 2016

Elbasvir–grazoprevir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA413)

Evidence-based recommendations on elbasvir–grazoprevir (Zepatier) for treating genotype 1 or 4 chronic hepatitis C (HCV) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2016

Osimertinib for treating locally advanced or metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA416)

Evidence-based recommendations on osimertinib (Tagresso) for treating locally advanced or metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2016

Certolizumab pegol for treating rheumatoid arthritis after inadequate response to a TNF-alpha inhibitor (TA415)

Evidence-based recommendations on certolizumab pegol (Cimzia) for treating severe active rheumatoid arthritis in adults who have had a tumour necrosis factor

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2016

Cobimetinib in combination with vemurafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma (TA414)

Evidence-based recommendations on cobimetinib (Cotellic) with vemurafenib (Zelboraf) for unresectable or metastatic melanoma in adults with a BRAF V600

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2016

Radium-223 dichloride for treating hormone-relapsed prostate cancer with bone metastases (TA412)

Evidence-based recommendations on radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo) for treating hormone-relapsed prostate cancer with bone metastases

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016

Aflibercept for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion (TA409)

Evidence-based recommendations on aflibercept (Eylea) for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016

Talimogene laherparepvec for treating unresectable metastatic melanoma (TA410)

Evidence-based recommendations on talimogene laherparepvec (Imlygic) for treating unresectable metastatic melanoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016

Secukinumab for active ankylosing spondylitis after treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or TNF-alpha inhibitors (TA407)

Evidence-based recommendations on secukinumab (Cosentyx) for ankylosing spondylitis (spondyloartritis) that has not responded well enough to conventional

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016

Crizotinib for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA406)

Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016

Pegaspargase for treating acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (TA408)

Evidence-based recommendations on pegaspargase (Oncaspar) for treating acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016

Necitumumab for untreated advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA411)

Evidence-based recommendations on necitumumab (Portrazza) for untreated advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2016

Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification (CG181)

This guideline covers the assessment and care of adults who are at risk of or who have cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as heart disease and stroke. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people who are at risk of cardiovascular problems including people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or chronic kidney disease. It describes the lifestyle changes people can make and how statins can be used to reduce their risk.

Clinical guideline Published July 2014 Last updated September 2016