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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

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

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

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

Transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care home settings for adults with social care needs (NG27)

This guideline covers the transition between inpatient hospital settings and community or care homes for adults with social care needs. It aims to improve people's experience of admission to, and discharge from, hospital by better coordination of health and social care services.

NICE guideline Published December 2015

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.

NICE guideline Published November 2015

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.

NICE guideline Published September 2015

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.

NICE guideline Published October 2017

Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings (NG53)

This guideline covers the period before, during and after a person is admitted to, and discharged from, a mental health hospital. It aims to help people who use mental health services, and their families and carers, to have a better experience of transition by improving the way it’s planned and carried out.

NICE guideline Published August 2016

Transition from children's to adults' services for young people using health or social care services (NG43)

This guideline covers the period before, during and after a young person moves from children's to adults' services. It aims to help young people and their carers have a better experience of transition by improving the way it’s planned and carried out. It covers both health and social care.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

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.

NICE guideline Published September 2017

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.

NICE guideline Published April 2018

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.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

People's experience in adult social care services: improving the experience of care and support for people using adult social care services (NG86)

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.

NICE guideline Published February 2018

Managing medicines in care homes (SC1)

This guideline covers good practice for managing medicines in care homes. It aims to promote the safe and effective use of medicines in care homes by advising on processes for prescribing, handling and administering medicines. It also recommends how care and services relating to medicines should be provided to people living in care homes.

Social care guideline Published March 2014

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.

NICE guideline Published October 2018

Carers: provision of support for adult carers

In development [GID-NG10046] Expected publication date: 22 January 2020

NICE guideline In development

Advocacy services for adults with health and social care needs

In development [GID-NG10156] Expected publication date: 17 June 2022

NICE guideline In development

Social work for adults with complex needs

In development [GID-NG10145] Expected publication date: 19 January 2022

NICE guideline 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

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

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

Tacrolimus and pimecrolimus for atopic eczema (TA82)

Evidence-based recommendations on non-steroidal tacrolimus and pimecrolimus for treating atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis)

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2004

Frequency of application of topical corticosteroids for atopic eczema (TA81)

Evidence-based recommendations on the frequency of application of topical corticosteroids for treating atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis)

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2004

Fluid-filled thermal balloon and microwave endometrial ablation techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding (TA78)

Evidence-based recommendations on fluid-filled thermal balloon and microwave endometrial ablation techniques for treating heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB)

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2004

Guidance on the use of zaleplon, zolpidem and zopiclone for the short-term management of insomnia (TA77)

Evidence-based recommendations using zolpidem and zopiclone (the Z-drugs) for the short-term management of insomnia (sleeplessness) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2004

Interferon alfa (pegylated and non-pegylated) and ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (TA75)

Evidence-based recommendations on interferon alfa (pegylated and non-pegylated) and ribavirin for treating chronic hepatitis C

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2004 Last updated November 2013

Pre-hospital initiation of fluid replacement therapy in trauma (TA74)

Evidence-based recommendations on giving intravenous (IV) fluid replacement therapy for people with serious injuries before reaching hospital

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2004

Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy for the diagnosis and management of angina and myocardial infarction (TA73)

Evidence-based recommendations on myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS) for diagnosing and managing angina and myocardial infarction (MI)

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2003 Last updated July 2011

Guidance on the use of coronary artery stents (TA71)

Evidence-based recommendations on coronary artery stents for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2003 Last updated July 2008

Guidance on the use of imatinib for chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA70)

Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for treating chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML)

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2003 Last updated January 2016

Guidance on the use of liquid-based cytology for cervical screening (TA69)

Evidence-based recommendations on liquid-based cytology (LBC) for cervical screening

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2003

Human growth hormone (somatropin) in adults with growth hormone deficiency (TA64)

Evidence-based recommendations on human growth hormone (somatropin; Genotropin, Humantrope, Norditropin, Saizen) in adults with growth hormone deficiency

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2003

Dapagliflozin with insulin for treating type 1 diabetes (TA597)

Evidence-based recommendations on dapagliflozin (Forxiga) with insulin for type 1 diabetes not controlled by insulin therapy alone in adults with a BMI of at

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Risankizumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (TA596)

Evidence-based recommendations on risankizumab (Skyrizi) for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Dacomitinib for untreated EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA595)

Evidence-based recommendations on dacomitinib (Vizimpro) for locally advanced or metastatic EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Brentuximab vedotin for untreated advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (terminated appraisal) (TA594)

NICE is unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris) for untreated advanced Hodgkin lymphoma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Ribociclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer (TA593)

Evidence-based recommendations on ribociclib (Kisqali) for hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Cemiplimab for treating metastatic or locally advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (TA592)

Evidence-based recommendations on cemiplimab (Libtayo) for treating locally advanced or metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2019

Letermovir for preventing cytomegalovirus disease after a stem cell transplant (TA591)

Evidence-based recommendations on letermovir (Prevymis) for preventing cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease after a stem cell transplant in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2019

Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating recurrent non-infectious uveitis (TA590)

Evidence-based recommendations on fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant (Iluvien) for treating recurrent non-infectious uveitis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2019

Guidance on the use of electroconvulsive therapy (TA59)

Evidence-based recommendations on electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for treating severe depressive illness, mania and catatonia

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2003 Last updated October 2009

Nusinersen for treating spinal muscular atrophy (TA588)

Evidence-based recommendations on nusinersen (Spinraza) for treating spinal muscular atrophy in children and adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2019

Lenalidomide plus dexamethasone for previously untreated multiple myeloma (TA587)

Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) plus dexamethasone for previously untreated multiple myeloma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2019

Lenalidomide plus dexamethasone for multiple myeloma after 1 treatment with bortezomib (TA586)

Evidence-based recommendations on lenalidomide (Revlimid) plus dexamethasone for multiple myeloma after 1 treatment with bortezomib in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2019

Ocrelizumab for treating primary progressive multiple sclerosis (TA585)

Evidence-based recommendations on ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) for treating primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2019

Atezolizumab in combination for treating metastatic non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer (TA584)

Evidence-based recommendations on atezolizumab (Tecentriq) with bevacizumab (Avastin), carboplatin and paclitaxel for metastatic non-squamous NSCLC

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2019