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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

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

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

Induction of labour

Everything NICE has said on inducing labour in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated March 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

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

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

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 June 2018

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

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 April 2019

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

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 April 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

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 September 2017

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 April 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

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 December 2017

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

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

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 October 2018

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

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

Multiple pregnancy

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

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated November 2016

Ovarian cancer

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

NICE Pathway Published February 2012 Last updated April 2019

Jaundice in newborn babies under 28 days (QS57)

This quality standard covers recognising and managing jaundice in newborn babies (neonatal jaundice), from birth to 28 days, in primary care (including community care) and secondary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2014

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

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 August 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 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 May 2018

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

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 July 2019

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

Hepatitis B and C testing

Hepatitis B and C: ways to promote and offer testing to people at increased risk of infection.

NICE Pathway Published December 2012 Last updated August 2017

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

Pyelonephritis (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG111)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute pyelonephritis (upper urinary tract infection) 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

Hypertension in pregnancy

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

NICE Pathway Published August 2013 Last updated July 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

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women: management (NG123)

This guideline covers assessing and managing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women aged 18 and over. It also covers complications associated with mesh surgery for these conditions.

NICE guideline Published April 2019 Last updated June 2019

Fertility

Everything NICE has said on assessing and treating people with fertility problems in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2013 Last updated April 2018

Early and locally advanced breast cancer

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and treating early and locally advanced breast cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated March 2019

Physical activity: walking and cycling (PH41)

This guideline covers encouraging people to increase the amount they walk or cycle for travel or recreation purposes.

Public health guideline Published November 2012

Urinary tract infections in adults (QS90)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing urinary tract infection in adults (aged 16 and over), including adults using urinary catheters. It includes assessment, antibiotic treatment and referral for specialist assessment. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015

Immunisations for under 19s

Everything NICE has said on immunisation in under 19s in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2011 Last updated October 2017

Weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese adults (PH53)

This guideline covers multi-component lifestyle weight management services including programmes, courses, clubs or groups provided by the public, private and voluntary sector. The aim is to help people lose weight and become more physically active to reduce the risk of diseases associated with obesity. This includes coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and various cancers.

Public health guideline Published May 2014

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