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  1. Developing and updating local formularies (MPG1)

    This guideline covers good practice for developing and updating local formularies in line with statutory requirements. It supports developing formularies that reflect local needs, reduce variation in prescribing, and allow rapid adoption of new medicines and treatments.

  2. Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use (NG15)

    This guideline covers the effective use of antimicrobials (including antibiotics) in children, young people and adults. It aims to change prescribing practice to help slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance and ensure that antimicrobials remain an effective treatment for infection.

  3. Controlled drugs: safe use and management (NG46)

    This guideline covers systems and processes for using and managing controlled drugs safely in all NHS settings except care homes. It aims to improve working practices to comply with legislation and have robust governance arrangements. It also aims to reduce the safety risks associated with controlled drugs.

  4. Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community (NG67)

    This guideline covers medicines support for adults (aged 18 and over) who are receiving social care in the community. It aims to ensure that people who receive social care are supported to take and look after their medicines effectively and safely at home. It gives advice on assessing if people need help with managing their medicines, who should provide medicines support and how health and social care staff should work together.

  5. Rituximab for the treatment of relapsed or refractory stage III or IV follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (TA137)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for the treatment of relapsed or refractory stage III or IV follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

  6. Inhaled corticosteroids for the treatment of chronic asthma in adults and in children aged 12 years and over (TA138)

    Evidence-based recommendations on onhaled corticosteroids for treating chronic asthma in adults and children aged 12 years and over

  7. Continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (TA139)

    Evidence-based recommendations on continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome

  8. Natalizumab for the treatment of adults with highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA127)

    Evidence-based recommendations on natalizumab (Tysabri) for highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults

  9. Bortezomib monotherapy for relapsed multiple myeloma (TA129)

    Evidence-based recommendations on bortezomib monotherapy (Velcade) for treating relapsed multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer)

  10. 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

  11. Bevacizumab and cetuximab for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (TA118)

    Evidence-based recommendations on bevacizumab (Avastin) and cetuximab (Erbitux) for treating metastatic colorectal cancer

  12. Fludarabine monotherapy for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA119)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fludarabine (Fludara) monotherapy for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

  13. Peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (TA200)

    Evidence-based recommendations on peginterferon alfa (2a [Pegasys] or 2b [ViraferonPeg]) and ribavirin (Copegus or Rebetol) for treating chronic hepatitis C

  14. Denosumab for the prevention of osteoporotic fractures in postmenopausal women (TA204)

    Evidence-based recommendations on denosumab (Prolia) for preventing osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

  15. Trastuzumab for the treatment of HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer (TA208)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trastuzumab (Herceptin) for treating adenocarcinoma (HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer/stomach cancer)

  16. Imatinib for the treatment of unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA209)

    Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for treating unresectable (inoperable) and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs)

  17. Human growth hormone (somatropin) for the treatment of growth failure in children (TA188)

    Evidence-based recommendations on human growth hormone (somatropin) for treating growth failure in children

  18. Infliximab and adalimumab for the treatment of Crohn's disease (TA187)

    Evidence-based recommendations on infliximab (Remicade) and adalimumab (Humira) for treating Crohn's disease in adults

  19. Etanercept, infliximab and adalimumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (TA199)

    Evidence-based recommendations on etanercept (Enbrel) infliximab (Remicade) and adalimumab (Humira) for treating active and progressive psoriatic arthritis

  20. Dronedarone for the treatment of non-permanent atrial fibrillation (TA197)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dronedarone (Multaq) for treating non-permanent atrial fibrillation (AF)

  21. Adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, rituximab and abatacept for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis after the failure of a TNF inhibitor (TA195)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, rituximab and abatacept for treating rheumatoid arthritis after failure of a TNF inhibitor

  22. Rituximab for the treatment of relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA193)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for treating relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

  23. Topotecan for the treatment of recurrent and stage IVB cervical cancer (TA183)

    Evidence-based recommendations on topotecan (Hycamtin) for treating recurrent stage IVB (stage 4B) cervical cancer (cancer of the cervix)

  24. Trabectedin for the treatment of advanced soft tissue sarcoma (TA185)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trabectedin (Yondelis) for treating advanced soft tissue sarcoma (tumours/cancer)

  25. Gefitinib for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (TA192)

    Evidence-based recommendations on gefitinib (Iressa) for the first-line treatment of advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

  26. Sunitinib for the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA179)

    Evidence-based recommendations on sunitinib (Sutent) for treating gastrointestinal stromal tumours (cancer of stomach/digestive system)

  27. Ustekinumab for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe psoriasis (TA180)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ustekinumab (Stelara) for treating moderate to severe psoriasis in adults

  28. Pemetrexed for the maintenance treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (TA190)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pemetrexed disodium (Alimta) for the maintenance treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

  29. Pemetrexed for the first-line treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (TA181)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pemetrexed disodium (Alimta) for the first-line treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

  30. Cetuximab for the treatment of locally advanced squamous cell cancer of the head and neck (TA145)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux) for the treatment of locally advanced squamous cell cancer of the head and neck

  31. Cetuximab, bevacizumab and panitumumab for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy: Cetuximab (monotherapy or combination chemotherapy), bevacizumab (in combination with non-oxaliplatin chemotherapy) and panitumumab (monotherapy) for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy (TA242)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux), bevacizumab (Avastin) and panitumumab (Vectibix) for treating metastatic colorectal cancer..

  32. Rituximab for the first-line treatment of stage III-IV follicular lymphoma (TA243)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for the first-line treatment of stage III–IV follicular lymphoma

  33. Rivaroxaban for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in people with atrial fibrillation (TA256)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (AF)

  34. 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..