This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illness (such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). It promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women’s quality of life during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth.
This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in adults aged 18 years and older, in primary and secondary care. It aims to improve care for people with depression by promoting improved recognition and treatment.
This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression) in children, young people and adults. The recommendations apply to bipolar I, bipolar II, mixed affective and rapid cycling disorders. It aims to improve access to treatment and quality of life in people with bipolar disorder.
Evidence-based recommendations on tocilizumab (RoActemra) for treating giant cell arteritis in adults
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on avelumab (Bavencio) for treating metastatic (secondary) Merkel cell carcinoma (skin cancer) in adults
This guideline covers organising and delivering emergency and acute medical care for people aged over 16 in the community and in hospital. It aims to reduce the need for hospital admissions by giving advanced training to paramedics and providing community alternatives to hospital care. It also promotes good-quality care in hospital and joint working between health and social services.
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on cabozantinib (Cometriq) for treating medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic (secondary) breast cancer in adults who have had only 1 course
This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12. It aims to ensure that everyone who smokes is advised and encouraged to stop and given the support they need. It emphasises the importance of targeting vulnerable groups who find smoking cessation hard or who smoke a lot.
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.
This guideline covers how to improve the physical environment to encourage and support physical activity. The aim is to increase the general population’s physical activity levels.
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE technology appraisal guidance 555.
Evidence-based recommendations on tivozanib (Fotivda) for previously untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC/kidney cancer) in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on obinutuzumab (Gazyvaro) for untreated advanced follicular lymphoma in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on brodalumab (Kyntheum) for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on daratumumab (Darzalex) for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) using chondrosphere (Spherox) for symptomatic articular knee cartilage defects
Evidence-based recommendations on pertuzumab (Perjeta) for HER2-positive, locally recurrent or metastatic (secondary) breast cancer in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on sofosbuvir–velpatasvir–voxilaprevir (Vosevi) for treating chronic hepatitis C (HCV) in adults
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in people aged 18 and over. Rapid changes in diagnostic methods, endovascular treatments and vascular services associated with new specialties in surgery and interventional radiology have resulted in considerable uncertainty and variation in practice. This guideline aims to resolve that uncertainty and variation.
This guideline covers the care and support of adults receiving social care in their own homes, residential care and community settings. It aims to help people understand what care they can expect and to improve their experience by supporting them to make decisions about their care.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing pancreatic cancer in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care by ensuring quicker and more accurate diagnosis, and by specifying the most effective treatments for people depending on how advanced their cancer is.
Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women
Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women
Evidence-based recommendations on lesinurad (Zurampic) for treating chronic hyperuricaemia (too much uric acid/urate in blood) in adults with gout
Evidence-based recommendations on ixazomib (Ninlaro) with lenalidomide and dexamethasone for treating relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma
Evidence-based recommendations on pirfenidone (Esbriet) for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on fulvestrant (Faslodex) for untreated locally advanced or metastatic (secondary) oestrogen-receptor positive breast cancer in
Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on using Intrabeam radiotherapy during breast-conserving surgery for adults with early breast cancer
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.
This guideline covers assessing and managing oesophago-gastric cancer in adults, including radical and palliative treatment and nutritional support. It aims to reduce variation in practice through better organisation of care and support, and improve quality of life and survival by giving advice on the most suitable treatments depending on cancer type, stage and location.
Evidence-based recommendations on ceritinib (Zykadia) for untreated anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Evidence-based recommendations on glecaprevir–pibrentasvir (Maviret) for treating chronic hepatitis C in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on lenvatinib (Kisplyx) with everolimus for previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) in adults
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in adults. It aims to improve the speed at which people are diagnosed and treated to prevent loss of sight.
Evidence-based recommendations on golimumab (Simponi) for severe non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on ribociclib (Kisqali) as initial endocrine-based therapy for hormone-receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor
Evidence-based recommendations on palbociclib (Ibrance) as initial endocrine-based therapy for hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or
This guideline covers recognising and diagnosing autism spectrum disorder in children and young people from birth up to 19 years. It also covers referral. It aims to improve the experience of children, young people and those who care for them.
Evidence-based recommendations on point-of-care coagulometers (the CoaguChek XS system) to self-monitor blood clotting
Evidence-based recommendations on naltrexone–bupropion (Mysimba) for managing overweight and obesity in adults
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE technology appraisal guidance 616.
This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It does not cover managing severe asthma or acute asthma attacks. The investment and training required to implement the guideline will take time. In the meantime, primary care services should implement what they can of the recommendations, using currently available approaches to diagnosis until the infrastructure for objective testing is in place.
Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia (non-Hodgkin lymphoma) in adults after at least 1 therapy
Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the head and neck in adults who have had platinum-based chemotherapy
Evidence-based recommendations on vismodegib (Erivedge) for treating basal cell carcinoma (BCC; non-melanoma skin cancer; rodent ulcers) in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla) for treating advanced HER2-positive breast cancer that has been treated before