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Patient group directions (MPG2)

This guideline covers good practice for developing, authorising, using and updating patient group directions. It also offers advice on deciding whether a patient group direction is needed.

Medicines practice guideline Published August 2013 Last updated March 2017

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.

Medicines practice guideline Published March 2014 Last updated October 2015

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.

NICE guideline Published August 2015

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.

NICE guideline Published March 2017

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.

NICE guideline Published April 2016

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

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

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 (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

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

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 (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

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

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

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

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

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: 30 June 2020

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: 10 November 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

Skin abscess: antimicrobial prescribing

In development [GID-NG10163] Expected publication date: TBC

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

Blinatumomab for treating Philadelphia-chromosome-positive relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukaemia [ID1008]

In development [GID-TA10119] Expected publication date: 01 July 2020

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Olaparib for treating BRCA 1 or 2 mutated metastatic breast cancer after prior chemotherapy [ID1382]

In development [GID-TA10342] Expected publication date: 01 July 2020

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Pembrolizumab with axitinib for untreated metastatic renal cell carcinoma [ID1426]

In development [GID-TA10331] Expected publication date: 01 April 2020

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Lenalidomide for previously treated follicular lymphoma [ID1374]

In development [GID-TA10323] Expected publication date: 01 April 2020

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Adalimumab, etanercept and ustekinumab for treating plaque psoriasis in children and young people (TA455)

Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira), etanercept (Enbrel) and ustekinumab (Stelara) for treating plaque psoriasis in children and young people

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2017

Daratumumab with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for treating relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (terminated appraisal) (TA454)

NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of daratumumab with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for multiple myeloma because no evidence

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2017

Bortezomib for treating multiple myeloma after second or subsequent relapse (terminated appraisal) (TA453)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of bortezomib for treating multiple myeloma after second or subsequent relapse because no

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2017

Ibrutinib for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia without a 17p deletion or TP53 mutation (terminated appraisal) (TA452)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of ibrutinib for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia without a 17p deletion or TP53

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2017

Ponatinib for treating chronic myeloid leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (TA451)

Evidence-based recommendations on ponatinib (Iclusig) for treating chronic myeloid leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2017

Blinatumomab for previously treated Philadelphia-chromosome-negative acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (TA450)

Evidence-based recommendations on blinatumomab (Blincyto) for treating Philadelphia-chromosome-negative precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2017

Everolimus and sunitinib for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in people with progressive disease (TA449)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) and sunitinib (Sutent) for treating neuroendocrine tumours in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2017

Etelcalcetide for treating secondary hyperparathyroidism (TA448)

Evidence-based recommendations on etelcalcetide (Parsabiv) for treating secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with chronic kidney disease on haemodialysis

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2017

Certolizumab pegol and secukinumab for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs (TA445)

Evidence-based recommendations on certolizumab pegol (Cimzia) and secukinumab (Cosentyx) for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2017

Afatinib for treating advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy (terminated appraisal) (TA444)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of afatinib for advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after platinum-based chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2017

Obeticholic acid for treating primary biliary cholangitis (TA443)

Evidence-based recommendations on obeticholic acid (Ocaliva) for treating primary biliary cholangitis (CBC / cirrhosis) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2017

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

Pegylated liposomal irinotecan for treating pancreatic cancer after gemcitabine (TA440)

Evidence-based recommendations on pegylated liposomal irinotecan (Onivyde) for treating pancreatic cancer after gemcitabine

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2017

Cetuximab and panitumumab for previously untreated metastatic colorectal cancer (TA439)

Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux) and panitumumab (Vectibix) for previously untreated RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2017 Last updated September 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

Ibrutinib with bendamustine and rituximab for treating relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia after systemic therapy (terminated appraisal) (TA437)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use of ibrutinib with bendamustine and rituximab for relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2017

Bevacizumab for treating EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (terminated appraisal) (TA436)

NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of bevacizumab for epidermal growth factor receptor mutation-positive non-small-cell lung

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 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