Search results

1275 results

Sorted by Relevance . Sort by Date

  1. Home care: delivering personal care and practical support to older people living in their own homes (NG21)

    This guideline covers the planning and delivery of person-centred care for older people living in their own homes (known as home care or domiciliary care). It aims to promote older people's independence and to ensure safe and consistently high quality home care services.

  2. Child abuse and neglect (NG76)

    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.

  3. Intermediate care including reablement (NG74)

    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.

  4. Decision-making and mental capacity (NG108)

    This guideline covers decision-making in people 16 years and over who may lack capacity now or in the future. It aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so. It also helps practitioners to keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process.

  5. Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers (NG97)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.

  6. Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities (NG96)

    This guideline covers care and support for adults with learning disabilities as they grow older. It covers identifying changing needs, planning for the future, and delivering services including health, social care and housing. It aims to support people to access the services they need as they get older.

  7. Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery (NG93)

    This guideline covers services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or autism and a learning disability) and behaviour that challenges. It aims to promote a lifelong approach to supporting people and their families and carers, focusing on prevention and early intervention and minimising inpatient admissions.

  8. Cystic fibrosis: diagnosis and management (NG78)

    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.

  9. Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions (NG22)

    This guideline covers planning and delivering social care and support for older people who have multiple long-term conditions. It promotes an integrated and person-centred approach to delivering effective health and social care services.

  10. End of life care for adults: service delivery (NG142)

    This guideline covers organising and delivering end of life care services, which provide care and support in the final weeks and months of life (or for some conditions, years), and the planning and preparation for this. It aims to ensure that people have access to the care that they want and need in all care settings. It also includes advice on services for carers.

  11. Supporting adult carers (NG150)

    This guideline covers support for adults (aged 18 and over) who provide unpaid care for anyone aged 16 or over with health or social care needs. It aims to improve the lives of carers by helping health and social care practitioners identify people who are caring for someone and give them the right information and support. It covers carers’ assessments, practical, emotional and social support and training, and support for carers providing end of life care.

  12. HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) (TA92)

    Evidence-based recommendations on HealOzone (ozone-releasing device) for treating tooth decay (occlusal pit/fissure caries/root caries)

  13. Adefovir dipivoxil and peginterferon alfa-2a for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B (TA96)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adefovir dipivoxil (Hepsera) and peginterferon alfa-2a (Pegasys) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B

  14. Imatinib for the treatment of unresectable and/or metastatic gastro-intestinal stromal tumours (TA86)

    Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib for treating unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST/soft tissue sarcoma)

  15. Raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women (TA160)

    Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

  16. Raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women (TA161)

    Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women

  17. Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after hip or knee replacement surgery in adults (TA157)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after hip or knee replacement surgery

  18. Oseltamivir, amantadine (review) and zanamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza (TA158)

    Evidence-based recommendations on oseltamivir (Tamiflu), amantadine (Lysovir, Symmetrel) and zanamivir (Relenza) to prevent influenza (flu)

  19. Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin (TA159)

    Evidence-based recommendations on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin in adults

  20. Rituximab for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA174)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for the first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

  21. Bevacizumab (first-line), sorafenib (first- and second-line), sunitinib (second-line) and temsirolimus (first-line) for the treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (TA178)

    Evidence-based recommendations on evacizumab (Avastin), soradenib (Nexavar), sunitinib (Sutent) and temsirolimus (Torisel) for renal cell carcinoma

  22. Febuxostat for the management of hyperuricaemia in people with gout (TA164)

    Evidence-based recommendations on febuxostat (Adenuric) for the management of hyperuricaemia in people with gout

  23. Machine perfusion systems and cold static storage of kidneys from deceased donors (TA165)

    Evidence-based recommendations on machine perfusion systems and cold static storage of kidneys from deceased donors

  24. Ranibizumab and pegaptanib for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (TA155)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ranibizumab (Lucentis) and pegaptanib (Macugen) for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

  25. Routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis for women who are rhesus D negative (TA156)

    Evidence-based recommendations on routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis for women who are rhesus D negative

  26. Amantadine, oseltamivir and zanamivir for the treatment of influenza (TA168)

    Evidence-based recommendations on amantadine (Lysovir, Symmetrel), oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) for treating influenza (flu)

  27. Sunitinib for the first-line treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (TA169)

    Evidence-based recommendations on sunitinib (Sutent) for the first-line treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma