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Spinal injury: assessment and initial management (NG41)

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments and major trauma centres. It covers traumatic injuries to the spine but does not cover spinal injury caused by a disease.It aims to reduce death and disability by improving the quality of emergency and urgent care.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues such as employment and housing.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Cardiovascular disease: identifying and supporting people most at risk of dying early

Everything NICE has said on identifying and supporting people most at risk of dying early due to cardiovascular disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2017 Last updated August 2017

Diabetes in adults (QS6)

This quality standard covers care and treatment for adults with diabetes. It includes preventing type 2 diabetes, managing type 1 and type 2 diabetes, diabetes-related foot care and diabetes education programmes. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2011 Last updated August 2016

Antenatal and postnatal mental health (QS115)

This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women planning, during or after pregnancy (up to a year after childbirth). It also covers the organisation of mental health services for women during and after pregnancy. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2016

Cervical cancer

Everything NICE has said on screening and managing cervical cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated April 2018

Pressure ulcers (QS89)

This quality standard covers preventing, assessing and managing pressure ulcers (bed sores) in adults, young people and children. It includes risk assessment and support to prevent pressure ulcers. It applies to all settings, including hospitals, care homes (with and without nursing care) and people’s own homes.

Quality standard Published June 2015

Social care for older people with multiple long-term conditions (QS132)

This quality standard covers the planning and delivery of social care and support for older people (aged 65 and over) with multiple long-term conditions. It includes people living in their own homes, in specialist settings or in care homes, both those who receive support with funding for their social care and those who do not. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2016

Anaemia management in people with chronic kidney disease

Everything NICE has said on managing anaemia in people with chronic kidney disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated July 2017

Metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing metastatic malignant disease of unknown primary origin in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated July 2018

Gastrointestinal cancers

Everything NICE has said on gastrointestinal cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated February 2018

Barrett's oesophagus

Everything NICE has said on treating adults with Barrett's oesophagus who have high-grade dysplasia or early intramucosal cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2012 Last updated April 2019

Major trauma: service delivery (NG40)

This guideline covers the organisation and provision of major trauma services in pre-hospital and hospital settings, including ambulance services, emergency departments, major trauma centres and trauma units. It aims to reduce deaths and disabilities in people with serious injuries by providing a systematic approach to the delivery of major trauma care. It does not cover services for people with burns.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Unintentional injuries: prevention strategies for under 15s (PH29)

This guideline covers strategies, regulation, enforcement, surveillance and workforce development in relation to preventing unintentional injuries in the home, on the road and during outdoor play and leisure.

Public health guideline Published November 2010

Pancreatitis

Everything NICE has said on pancreatitis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2018

Needle and syringe programmes (PH52)

This guideline covers needle and syringe programmes for people (including those under 16) who inject drugs. The main aim is to reduce the transmission of viruses and other infections caused by sharing injecting equipment, such as HIV, hepatitis B and C. In turn, this will reduce the prevalence of blood-borne viruses and bacterial infections, so benefiting wider society.

Public health guideline Published March 2014

Preoperative tests

Everything NICE has said on routine preoperative tests for people over 16 having elective surgery in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated October 2018

Children's attachment: attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care (NG26)

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.

NICE guideline Published November 2015

Managing medicines for people receiving social care in the community

Everything NICE has said on policies and processes for managing medicines for people receiving social care in the community in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2017 Last updated July 2018

Neuropathic pain

Everything NICE has said on pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): assessment and management (NG49)

This guideline covers how to identify the adults, young people and children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) who have advanced liver fibrosis and are most at risk of further complications. It outlines the lifestyle changes and pharmacological treatments that can manage NAFLD and advanced liver fibrosis.

NICE guideline Published July 2016

Respiratory conditions

Everything NICE has said on respiratory conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated October 2019

Acutely ill adults in hospital: recognising and responding to deterioration (CG50)

This guideline covers how patients in hospital should be monitored to identify those whose health may become worse suddenly and the care they should receive. It aims to reduce the risk of patients needing to stay longer in hospital, not recovering fully or dying. It doesn’t specifically cover the care of children, patients in critical care areas or those in the final stages of a terminal illness.

Clinical guideline Published July 2007

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management (CG185)

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.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014 Last updated April 2018

Medicines optimisation: the safe and effective use of medicines to enable the best possible outcomes (NG5)

This guideline covers safe and effective use of medicines in health and social care for people taking 1 or more medicines. It aims to ensure that medicines provide the greatest possible benefit to people by encouraging medicines reconciliation, medication review, and the use of patient decision aids.

NICE guideline Published March 2015

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

Post-traumatic stress disorder

Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated December 2018

Pregnancy and complex social factors: service provision

Everything NICE has said on service provision for pregnant women with complex social factors in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated September 2019

Blood and immune system conditions

Everything NICE has said on blood and immune system conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2014 Last updated October 2019

Prostatitis – antimicrobial prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for acute prostatitis in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published October 2018 Last updated September 2019

Alcohol-use disorders

Everything NICE has said on preventing, diagnosing and managing alcohol-related disorders in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Chronic fatigue syndrome myalgic encephalomyelitis

Everything NICE has said on assessing, diagnosing and managing chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated April 2018

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

Drug allergy: diagnosis and management (CG183)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing drug allergy in all age groups. It aims to make it easier for professionals to tell when someone is having an allergic reaction, by specifying the key signs and patterns to look out for. It also makes recommendations on improving people’s understanding of their drug allergies, and ensuring these are recorded properly in their medical records.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014

Kidney conditions

Everything NICE has said on kidney (renal) conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2015 Last updated May 2018

Neurological conditions

Everything NICE has said on neurological conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated August 2019

Liver cancers

Everything NICE has said on liver and bile duct cancers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated October 2019

Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management (NG98)

This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties, managing earwax and referring people for audiological or specialist assessment and management.

NICE guideline Published June 2018

Vitamin D: supplement use in specific population groups

Everything NICE has said on preventing vitamin D deficiency in specific population groups in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2014 Last updated August 2017

Looked-after children and young people (PH28)

This guideline covers how organisations, professionals and carers can work together to deliver high quality care, stable placements and nurturing relationships for looked-after children and young people. It aims to help these children and young people reach their full potential and enjoy the same opportunities in life as their peers.

Public health guideline Published October 2010 Last updated May 2015

Melanoma: assessment and management (NG14)

This guideline covers the assessment and management of melanoma (a type of skin cancer) in children, young people and adults. It aims to reduce variation in practice and improve survival.

NICE guideline Published July 2015

Health of people in the criminal justice system

Everything NICE has said on managing the physical and mental health of people in prison, and the mental health of people in the criminal justice system

NICE Pathway Published November 2016 Last updated August 2019

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people: diagnosis and management (NG1)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people (under 18s). It aims to raise awareness of symptoms that need investigating and treating, and to reassure parents and carers that regurgitation is common in infants under 1 year.

NICE guideline Published January 2015 Last updated October 2019

Unintentional injuries in the home: interventions for under 15s (PH30)

This guideline covers home safety assessments, supplying and installing safety equipment and providing education and advice. It aims to prevent unintentional injuries among all children and young people aged under 15 but, in particular, those living in disadvantaged circumstances.

Public health guideline Published November 2010

Pneumonia in adults: diagnosis and management (CG191)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia in adults. It aims to improve accurate assessment and diagnosis of pneumonia to help guide antibiotic prescribing and ensure that people receive the right treatment.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated September 2019

Neutropenic sepsis

Everything NICE has said on preventing, identifying and managing neutropenic sepsis in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated August 2017

Making decisions using NICE guidelines

Using our guidelines to help people make decisions about their care

Published July 2015 Last updated July 2015

Making decisions using NICE guidelines

Using our guidelines to help people make decisions about their care

Published August 2019 Last updated August 2019

Oral health for adults in care homes

Everything NICE has said on maintaining and improving the oral health of adults in care homes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated September 2018

Gallstone disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing gallstone disease in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2014 Last updated March 2017