Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced or metastatic (secondary) non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer in adults after
Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults after chemotherapy
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.
This guideline covers managing cataracts in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care before, during and after cataract surgery by optimising service organisation, referral and surgical management, and reducing complications. It further aims to improve the availability of information for people with cataracts before, during and after cataract surgery.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis. It specifies how to monitor the condition and manage the symptoms to improve quality of life. There are also detailed recommendations on treating the most common infections in people with cystic fibrosis.
This guideline covers assessing and managing chronic hepatitis B in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve care for people with hepatitis B by specifying which tests and treatments to use for people of different ages and with different disease severities.
Evidence-based recommendations on immunosuppressive therapy for kidney transplant in children and young people
Evidence-based recommendations on immunosuppressive therapies for preventing kidney rejection in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for treating moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (rheumatism) in adults
This guideline covers recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in children and young people aged under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse, and neglect. The guideline aims to help anyone whose work brings them into contact with children and young people to spot signs of abuse and neglect and to know how to respond. It also supports practitioners who carry out assessments and provide early help and interventions to children, young people, parents and carers.
This guideline covers the signs of possible child maltreatment in children and young people aged under 18 years. It aims to raise awareness and help health professionals who are not child protection specialists to identify the features of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect and fabricated or induced illness.
Evidence-based recommendations on reslizumab (Cinqaero) for treating severe eosinophilic asthma in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for treating relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) in people with symptomatic articular cartilage defects of the knee
This guideline covers recognition, assessment and monitoring of faltering growth in infants and children. It includes a definition of growth thresholds for concern and identifying the risk factors for, and possible causes of, faltering growth. It also covers interventions, when to refer, service design, and information and support.
This guideline covers increasing immunisation uptake among children and young people aged under 19 years in groups and settings where immunisation coverage is low. It aims to improve access to immunisation services and increase timely immunisation of children and young people. It also aims to ensure babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B are immunised.
Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux) and panitumumab (Vectibix) for previously untreated RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer in adults
This guideline covers referral and assessment for intermediate care and how to deliver the service. Intermediate care is a multidisciplinary service that helps people to be as independent as possible. It provides support and rehabilitation to people at risk of hospital admission or who have been in hospital. It aims to ensure people transfer from hospital to the community in a timely way and to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospitals and residential care.
This guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes. It aims to remind practitioners that age is no barrier to being at high risk of, or developing, the condition. It also aims to help them provide those at high risk with an effective and appropriate intensive lifestyle-change programme to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. The recommendations in this guideline can be used alongside the NHS Health Check programme.
This guideline covers the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis for all populations. The guideline committee identified that the key issues to be included were: recognition and early assessment, diagnostic and prognostic value of blood markers for sepsis, initial treatment, escalating care, identifying the source of infection, early monitoring, information and support for patients and carers, and training and education.
Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating advanced melanoma in adults not previously treated with ipilimumab
Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for treating advanced melanoma after disease progression with ipilimumab in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for locally advanced or metastatic PD-L1-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults
This guideline covers diagnosing and treating fertility problems. It aims to reduce variation in practice and improve the way fertility problems are investigated and managed.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing endometriosis. It aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of endometriosis, and to provide clear advice on what action to take when women with signs and symptoms first present in healthcare settings. It also provides advice on the range of treatments available.
Evidence-based recommendations on paclitaxel as albumin-bound nanoparticles (nab-paclitaxel) for untreated metastatic pancreatic cancer in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on dimethyl fumarate (Skilarence) for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on sorafenib (Nexavar) for treating advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) in adults
This guideline covers assessing and managing psoriasis in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve long-term disease control and quality of life for people with psoriasis.
Evidence-based recommendations on cetuximab (Erbitux) for treating recurrent or metastatic squamous cell cancer of the head and neck in adults
This guideline covers vitamin D supplement use. It aims to prevent vitamin D deficiency among specific population groups including infants and children aged under 4, pregnant and breastfeeding women, particularly teenagers and young women, people over 65, people who have low or no exposure to the sun and people with darker skin.
Evidence-based recommendations on obinutuzumab (Gazyvaro) with bendamustine for adults with follicular lymphoma unresponsive to treatment with rituximab
Evidence-based recommendations on eluxadoline (Truberzi) for treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with diarrhoea in adults
This advice has been withdrawn because Novartis has discontinued ofatumumab (Arzerra). Ofatumumab will continue to be available for people who need it. Contact Clinigen at email@example.com or 01932 842100 for details.
NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of idelalisib with ofatumumab for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia because no evidence
NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of methylnaltrexone bromide for treating opioid-induced constipation because no evidence was
Evidence-based recommendations on Holoclar for treating limbal stem cell deficiency in adults after eye burns
This guideline covers care and support for people with advanced (stage 4) breast cancer. It aims to help them and their healthcare professionals make shared decisions about tests and treatments to improve outcomes and quality of life.
Evidence-based recommendations on pemetrexed disodium (Alimta) for the maintenance treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
This guideline covers the developmental follow-up of babies, children and young people under 18 years who were born preterm (before 37+0 weeks of pregnancy). It explains the risk of different developmental problems and disorders, and specifies what extra assessments and support children born preterm might need during their growth and development.
Evidence-based recommendations on baricitinib (Olumiant) for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults
This guidance has been withdrawn because olaratumumab (Lartruvo) no longer has a marketing authorisation.
Evidence-based recommendations on cabozantinib (Cabometyx) for previously treated advance renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) in adults
This guideline covers identifying and caring for adults who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition in hospital or in their own home or a care home. It offers advice on how oral, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition support should be started, administered and stopped. It aims to support healthcare professionals identify malnourished people and help them to choose the most appropriate form of support.
This guideline covers identifying children, young people and adults with symptoms that could be caused by cancer. It outlines appropriate investigations in primary care, and selection of people to refer for a specialist opinion. It aims to help people understand what to expect if they have symptoms that may suggest cancer.
Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for treating relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on roflumilast (Daxas) for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults with chronic bronchitis
Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira) and dexamethasone (Ozurdex) for treating non-infectious uveitis in adults
We have withdrawn the guidance because collagenase clostridium histolyticum (Xiapex) is no longer available in the UK.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Parkinson's disease in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, including monitoring and managing symptoms, providing information and support, and palliative care.