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Obesity: working with local communities (PH42)

This guideline covers how local communities, with support from local organisations and networks, can help prevent people from becoming overweight or obese or help them lose weight. It aims to support sustainable and community-wide action to achieve this.

Public health guideline Published November 2012 Last updated June 2017

Spondyloarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management (NG65)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing spondyloarthritis that is suspected or confirmed in adults who are 16 years or older. It aims to raise awareness of the features of spondyloarthritis and provide clear advice on what action to take when people with signs and symptoms first present in healthcare settings. It also provides advice on the range of treatments available.

NICE guideline Published February 2017 Last updated 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

Eating disorders: recognition and treatment (NG69)

This guideline covers assessment, treatment, monitoring and inpatient care for children, young people and adults with eating disorders. It aims to improve the care people receive by detailing the most effective treatments for anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.

NICE guideline Published May 2017

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults: diagnosis and management (CG163)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis by helping healthcare professionals to diagnose the condition and provide effective symptom management.

Clinical guideline Published June 2013 Last updated May 2017

Hip fracture: management (CG124)

This guideline covers managing hip fracture in adults. It aims to improve care from the time people aged 18 and over are admitted to hospital through to when they return to the community. Recommendations emphasise the importance of early surgery and coordinating care through a multidisciplinary hip fracture programme to help people recover faster and regain their mobility.

Clinical guideline Published June 2011 Last updated May 2017

Intravenous fluid therapy in adults in hospital (CG174)

This guideline covers the general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluid therapy in hospital inpatients aged 16 and over with a range of conditions. It aims to help prescribers understand the optimal amount and composition of IV fluids to be administered and the best rate at which to give them, to improve fluid prescribing and outcomes among people in hospital. It does not cover pregnant women, and those with severe liver or renal disease, diabetes or burns.

Clinical guideline Published December 2013 Last updated May 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

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

Daclizumab for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA441)

This guidance has been withdrawn because Biogen is withdrawing its marketing authorisations for daclizumab. See the European Medicines Agency’s advice on daclizumab.

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2017

Antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people: recognition and management (CG158)

This guideline covers recognising and managing antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people aged under 19. It aims to improve care by identifying children and young people who are at risk and when interventions can prevent conduct disorders from developing. The guideline also makes recommendations on communication, to help professionals build relationships with children and young people and involve them in their own care.

Clinical guideline Published March 2013 Last updated April 2017

Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications (CG100)

This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder. It aims to improve the health of people with alcohol-use disorders by providing recommendations on managing acute alcohol withdrawal and treating alcohol-related conditions.

Clinical guideline Published June 2010 Last updated April 2017

Sexually transmitted infections: condom distribution schemes (NG68)

This guideline covers condom distribution schemes. The aim is to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In addition, these schemes can provide a good introduction to broader sexual and reproductive health services, especially for younger people, and help prevent unplanned pregnancies.

NICE guideline Published April 2017

Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management (CG61)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS by promoting effective management using dietary and lifestyle advice, pharmacological therapy and referral for psychological interventions.

Clinical guideline Published February 2008 Last updated April 2017

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

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

Panitumumab in combination with chemotherapy for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (terminated appraisal) (TA240)

NICE is unable to recommend the use in the NHS of panitumumab in combination with chemotherapy for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer..

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2011 Last updated March 2017

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

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

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

Early and locally advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and treatment (CG80)

This guideline has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG101.

Clinical guideline Published February 2009 Last updated 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

Elotuzumab for previously treated multiple myeloma (terminated appraisal) (TA434)

NICE was unable to make a recommendation about the use in the NHS of elotuzumab for previously treated multiple myeloma because no evidence submission was

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2017

Mental health of adults in contact with the criminal justice system (NG66)

This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing mental health problems in adults (aged 18 and over) who are in contact with the criminal justice system. It aims to improve mental health and wellbeing in this population by establishing principles for assessment and management, and promoting more coordinated care planning and service organisation across the criminal justice system.

NICE guideline Published March 2017

Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management (CG68)

This guideline has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG128.

Clinical guideline Published July 2008 Last updated March 2017

Ustekinumab for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe psoriasis (TA180)

Evidence-based recommendations on ustekinumab (Stelara) for treating moderate to severe psoriasis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published September 2009 Last updated March 2017

Ustekinumab for treating active psoriatic arthritis (TA340)

Evidence-based recommendations on ustekinumab (Stelara) for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2015 Last updated March 2017

Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions (NG64)

This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. It aims to prevent or delay harmful use of drugs in children, young people and adults who are most likely to start using drugs or who are already experimenting or using drugs occasionally.

NICE guideline Published February 2017

Everolimus for advanced renal cell carcinoma after previous treatment (TA432)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for advanced renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) after previous treatment

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2017

Apremilast for treating active psoriatic arthritis (TA433)

Evidence-based recommendations on apremilast (Otezla) for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2017

Intrapartum care for healthy women and babies (CG190)

This guideline covers the care of healthy women and their babies, during labour and immediately after the birth. It focuses on women who give birth between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy (‘term’). The guideline helps women to make an informed choice about where to have their baby. It also aims to reduce variation in areas of care such as fetal monitoring during labour and management of the third stage of labour.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated February 2017

Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care (CG139)

This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings. It provides a blueprint for the infection prevention and control precautions that should be applied by everyone involved in delivering NHS care and treatment.

Clinical guideline Published March 2012 Last updated February 2017

Osteoporosis: assessing the risk of fragility fracture (CG146)

This guideline covers assessing the risk of fragility fracture in people aged 18 and over with osteoporosis. It aims to provide guidance on the selection and use of risk assessment tools in the care of adults at risk of fragility fractures in all NHS settings.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012 Last updated February 2017

Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Cerebral palsy in under 25s: assessment and management (NG62)

This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing and managing cerebral palsy in children and young people from birth up to their 25th birthday. It aims to make sure they get the care and treatment they need for the developmental and clinical comorbidities associated with cerebral palsy, so that they can be as active and independent as possible.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Mepolizumab for treating severe refractory eosinophilic asthma (TA431)

Evidence-based recommendations on mepolizumab (Nucala) for treating severe refractory eosinophilic asthma in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Sofosbuvir–velpatasvir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA430)

Evidence-based recommendations on sofosbuvir–velpatasvir (Epclusa) for treating chronic hepatitis C in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Ibrutinib for previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with 17p deletion or TP53 mutation (TA429)

Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Pomalidomide for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib (TA427)

Evidence-based recommendations on pomalidomide (Imnovid) for multiple myeloma previously treated with lenalidomide and bortezomib in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2017

Crizotinib for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (TA422)

Evidence-based recommendations on crizotinib (Xalkori) for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Pertuzumab for the neoadjuvant treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer (TA424)

Evidence-based recommendations on pertuzumab (Perjeta) for HER2-positive breast cancer in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Eribulin for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more chemotherapy regimens (TA423)

Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more types of chemotherapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA425)

Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant/intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Everolimus with exemestane for treating advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (TA421)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) for treating advanced breast cancer in adults after endocrine therapy

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Dasatinib, nilotinib and imatinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA426)

Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib (Sprycel), nilotinib (Tasigna) and imatinib (Glivec) for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Organ donation for transplantation: improving donor identification and consent rates for deceased organ donation (CG135)

This guideline covers identifying people who wish to donate their organs after their death. It offers advice on how to approach families and carers of people who are nearing the end of life and how to seek consent for organ donation. It aims to promote discussion of organ donation as part of end-of-life care and to increase the number of organs available for people waiting for a transplant.

Clinical guideline Published December 2011 Last updated December 2016

Ticagrelor for preventing atherothrombotic events after myocardial infarction (TA420)

Evidence-based recommendations on ticagrelor (Brilique) for preventing atherothrombotic events such as heart attacks or stroke after myocardial infarction (MI)

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2016

Hypothermia: prevention and management in adults having surgery (CG65)

This guideline covers preventing and managing inadvertent hypothermia in people aged 18 and over having surgery. It offers advice on assessing patients’ risk of hypothermia, measuring and monitoring temperature, and devices for keeping patients warm before, during and after surgery.

Clinical guideline Published April 2008 Last updated December 2016