and cost effectiveness of psychological interventions such as cognitive behavioural therapy (modified for people with learning...
This guideline covers support to help women stop smoking during pregnancy and in the first year after childbirth. It includes identifying women who need help to quit, referring them to stop smoking services and providing intensive and ongoing support to help them stop. The guideline also advises how to tailor services for women from disadvantaged groups in which smoking rates are high.
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 preventing, assessing and managing mental health problems in people with learning disabilities in all settings (including health, social care, education, and forensic and criminal justice). It aims to improve assessment and support for mental health conditions, and help people with learning disabilities and their families and carers to be involved in their care.
Evidence-based recommendations on endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (cutting off nerve signals to stop blushing) for primary facial blushing
Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart
Everything NICE has said on triage, assessment, investigation and management of head injury in infants, children and adults in an interactive flowchart
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.
This guideline covers stroke rehabilitation for adults and young people aged 16 and over who have had a stroke with continuing impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction. It aims to improve rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke by specifying how stroke units and multidisciplinary stroke teams should be organised. It makes detailed recommendations on assessments and interventions for the functional difficulties caused by stroke.
Evidence-based recommendations on iFuse titanium implant joint fusion system for treating chronic sacroiliac (SI) joint pain (lower back pain)
of individual eating-disorder-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT-ED) with guided self-help and group...
This guideline covers investigating and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and dyspepsia in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the treatment of GORD and dyspepsia by making detailed recommendations on Helicobacter pylori eradication, and specifying when to consider laparoscopic fundoplication and referral to specialist services.
This quality standard covers assessing and managing borderline and antisocial personality disorders. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people aged under 18. The guideline recommends strict targets for blood glucose control to reduce the long-term risks associated with diabetes.
Everything NICE has said on assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease and their carers in an interactive flowchart
Everything NICE has said on preventing or delaying dementia, disability and frailty in an interactive flowchart
Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. The guideline aims to improve the consistency of support and information provided to women in menopause.
This guideline covers the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18 who are adopted from care, in special guardianship, looked after by local authorities in foster homes (including kinship foster care), residential settings and other accommodation, or on the edge of care. It aims to address the many emotional and psychological needs of children and young people in these situations, including those resulting from maltreatment.
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.
Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and treating social anxiety disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart
This quality standard covers treating and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in adults (aged 18 and over) in primary, secondary and community care. It also includes support for the families and carers of people with psychosis or schizophrenia. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Adult common mental health problems
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing suspected or confirmed autism spectrum disorder (autism, Asperger’s syndrome and atypical autism) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve access and engagement with interventions and services, and the experience of care, for people with autism.
Adult mental health: serious mental illness, community, acute and crisis care
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.
another self-help intervention compared with computerised [Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)] and treatment as usual in a...
Everything NICE has said on needle and syringe programmes for adults and young people who inject drugs in an interactive flowchart
depression) and the cost effectiveness of individual [cognitive behavioural therapy] (CBT), systemic family...
This guideline covers planning and delivering multi-agency services for domestic violence and abuse. It aims to help identify, prevent and reduce domestic violence and abuse among women and men in heterosexual or same-sex relationships, and among young people.
The key therapeutic topic first-choice antidepressant use in adults with depression or generalised anxiety disorder has been retired from the 2017 update of medicines optimisation: key therapeutic topics. The version published in 2016 is available here for information but it has not been updated since February 2016. Like all the other key therapeutic topics it is not formal NICE guidance.
Everything NICE has said on psychosocial interventions and opioid detoxification for drug misuse in an interactive flowchart
Aims to: Improve nurturing; help parent understand the child's behaviour; respond positively to the child's feelings and manage their...
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.
Formally endorses resources produced by external organisations that support the implementation of NICE guidance and the use of quality standards.
This guideline covers cardiac rehabilitation and preventing further cardiovascular disease in people aged 18 and over who have had a myocardial infarction. It aims to promote the health of people who have had an MI by encouraging them to attend a cardiac rehabilitation programme and advising them on a healthy lifestyle. It also includes advice on drug therapy.
maternity team • continuity of carer • formal counselling • cognitive behavioural therapy. Outcomes could include: • mode of birth...
Everything NICE has said on recognition, referral, diagnosis and management of autism in an interactive flowchart
How NICE resources can support local priorities
The guidance was withdrawn in July 2018 to allow OCFighter to be considered for an improving access to psychological therapies assessment briefing. If OCFighter is not selected, it may be considered for a Medtech innovation briefing.
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.
is the relative effectiveness of sertraline compared with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in people with generalised...
Everything NICE has said on rehabilitation for adults after critical illness in an interactive flowchart
Everything NICE has said on services, prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers identifying, assessing and managing obesity in children (aged 2 years and over), young people and adults. It aims to improve the use of bariatric surgery and very-low-calorie diets to help people who are obese to reduce their weight.
Everything NICE has said on preventing the uptake of smoking and helping people to stop smoking in an interactive flowchart
Advice on the use of the Acoustic CR Neuromodulation system for adults with chronic subjective tonal tinnitus to aid local decision-making
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE technology appraisal guidance 97.
This guideline covers the longer-term psychological treatment and management of self-harm in people aged 8 and over. It aims to improve the quality of care and support for people who self harm and covers both single and recurrent episodes of self-harm.