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Diabetes in pregnancy (QS109)

This quality standard covers managing diabetes and its complications in women who are planning pregnancy or are already pregnant. It includes care for women with pre-existing diabetes before and during pregnancy, and diagnosis and management of gestational diabetes. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2016

Intrapartum care (QS105)

This quality standard covers the care of women and their babies during labour and immediately after the birth. It covers women who go into labour at term, and includes women at low risk of complications during labour and those who go on to develop complications. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published December 2015 Last updated February 2017

Endometriosis

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing endometriosis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2017 Last updated August 2018

Caesarean section (QS32)

This quality standard covers the care of women who are considering having or may need to have a caesarean section, including those who have had a caesarean section in the past. It includes decision-making, reducing the risk of complications and care after a caesarean section. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2013

Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage (QS69)

This quality standard covers the diagnosis and initial management of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage in women in their first trimester (up to 13 completed weeks of pregnancy). It includes assessment and diagnosis for women with suspected early pregnancy loss. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2014

Endometriosis (QS172)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing endometriosis in women, including young women aged 17 and under. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2018

Menopause (QS143)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing menopause in women, including women who have premature ovarian insufficiency (menopause before the age of 40, which can occur naturally or as a result of medical or surgical treatment). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2017

Induction of labour

Everything NICE has said on inducing labour in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated March 2019

Contraception

Everything NICE has said on contraceptive services, long-acting reversible contraception and sterilisation in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated July 2019

Contraceptive services for under 25s

Everything NICE has said on contraceptive services for under 25s in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated July 2019

Faecal incontinence in adults (QS54)

This quality standard covers managing faecal (bowel) incontinence in adults (aged 18 and over) in the community (at home and in care homes) and in all hospital departments. It includes assessment of bowel control problems, advice and support, and treatment options. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2014

Menopause

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated December 2019

Neonatal infection (early onset): antibiotics for prevention and treatment (CG149)

This guideline covers preventing infection within 72 hours of birth in healthy babies, treating pregnant women whose baby is at risk, and caring for babies who have a suspected or confirmed infection. It aims to reduce delays in recognising and treating sick babies and prevent unnecessary use of antibiotics.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012

Smoking

Everything NICE has said on preventing the uptake of smoking and helping people to stop smoking in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Intrapartum care

Everything NICE has said on the care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated November 2019

Hypertension in pregnancy (QS35)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure) and pre-eclampsia during pregnancy, labour and birth. It also covers advice for women with hypertension who may become pregnant and postnatal care for women who have had hypertension or pre-eclampsia. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2013 Last updated July 2019

Multiple pregnancy: twin and triplet pregnancies (QS46)

This quality standard covers the additional antenatal care for women who are pregnant with twins or triplets that is offered alongside routine antenatal care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2013 Last updated September 2019

Otitis media with effusion in under 12s: surgery (CG60)

This guideline covers surgical treatment of children younger than 12 years who have fluid buildup behind their eardrum (otitis media, also known as ‘glue ear’). It aims to improve hearing and quality of life in children with otitis media.

Clinical guideline Published February 2008

Preterm labour and birth (QS135)

This quality standard covers care for pregnant women who may be at risk of, or have symptoms and signs of, starting labour and giving birth early (preterm). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published October 2016 Last updated August 2019

Familial breast cancer

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing familial breast cancer and related risks in people with a family history in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2011 Last updated November 2019

Urinary tract infection (recurrent): antimicrobial prescribing (NG112)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing tubal ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage in early pregnancy in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published December 2012 Last updated September 2019

Intrapartum care for women with obstetric complications

Everything NICE has said on intrapartum care for women with obstetric complications in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2019 Last updated September 2019

Prostate cancer (QS91)

This quality standard covers managing prostate cancer in people referred to secondary care or having follow-up for prostate cancer in primary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015 Last updated May 2019

Urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing (NG109)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for lower urinary tract infection (also called cystitis) in children, young people and adults who do not have a catheter. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published October 2018

Abortion care

Everything NICE has said on abortion care in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published September 2019 Last updated October 2019

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

NICE impact: maternity

How NICE recommendations are being used to improve maternity outcomes

Published October 2018 Last updated October 2018

Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions

Everything NICE has said on intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2019

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

Fertility problems (QS73)

This quality standard covers assessing and treating fertility problems in people with explained and unexplained infertility, including access to IVF treatment. It also covers cryopreservation before cancer treatment that may affect fertility. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published October 2014

Safe midwifery staffing for maternity settings

Everything NICE has said on safe midwifery staffing requirements for maternity settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2015 Last updated September 2019

Ovarian cancer (QS18)

This quality standard covers the recognition and initial management of ovarian cancer. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published May 2012

Smoking: acute, maternity and mental health services (PH48)

This guideline covers helping people to stop smoking in acute, maternity and mental health services. It promotes smokefree policies and services and recommends effective ways to help people stop smoking or to abstain from smoking while using or working in secondary care settings.

Public health guideline Published November 2013

Diabetes in pregnancy

Everything NICE has said on managing diabetes and its complications before, during and after pregnancy in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated June 2019

Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period (NG3)

This guideline covers managing diabetes and its complications in women who are planning pregnancy or are already pregnant. It aims to improve the diagnosis of gestational diabetes and help women with diabetes to self-manage their blood glucose levels before and during pregnancy.

NICE guideline Published February 2015 Last updated August 2015

Heavy menstrual bleeding

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2012 Last updated July 2019

Preterm labour and birth

Everything NICE has said on the care of women in or at risk of preterm labour or having a planned preterm birth in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated November 2019

BMI: preventing ill health and premature death in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups (PH46)

This guideline covers the link between body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference and the risk of disease among adults from black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK. The aim was to determine whether lower cut-off points should be used for these groups as a trigger for lifestyle interventions to prevent conditions such as diabetes, myocardial infarction or stroke.

Public health guideline Published July 2013

Ovarian cancer

Everything NICE has said on recognising and managing ovarian cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2012 Last updated November 2019

Twin and triplet pregnancy

Everything NICE has said on managing twin and triplet pregnancies in the antenatal and intrapartum period in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019

Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (MIB28)

Advice on the use of the Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (GBS) colonisation in pregnant women...

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2015

Early and locally advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and management (NG101)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing early and locally advanced breast cancer. It aims to help healthcare professionals offer the right treatments to people, taking into account the person's individual preferences.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

Type 1 diabetes in adults

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing type 1 diabetes in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated November 2019

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults (QS79)

This quality standard covers managing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (gradual scarring of the lungs) in adults. It includes diagnosis by a multidisciplinary team, managing symptoms and palliative care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2015

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women

Everything NICE has said about managing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2013 Last updated July 2019

Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management (NG88)

This guideline covers assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). It aims to help healthcare professionals investigate the cause of heavy periods that are affecting a woman’s quality of life and to offer the right treatments, taking into account the woman’s priorities and preferences.

NICE guideline Published March 2018 Last updated November 2018

Type 2 diabetes prevention: population and community-level interventions (PH35)

This guideline covers preventing type 2 diabetes in adult populations and communities who are at high risk. It aims to promote a healthy diet and physical activity at community and population level, and recommends how to tailor services for people in ethnic communities and other groups who are particularly at risk of type 2 diabetes.

Public health guideline Published May 2011

Diet

Everything NICE has said on promoting a healthy diet in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated March 2019

Antenatal care for uncomplicated pregnancies

Everything NICE has said on antenatal care for healthy women with uncomplicated pregnancies in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated September 2019