This guideline covers one-to-one interventions to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and under-18 conceptions. The aim is to reduce the transmission of chlamydia and other STIs, including HIV, and reduce the rate of pregnancies among women aged under 18.
another self-help intervention compared with computerised [Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)] and treatment as usual in a...
depression) and the cost effectiveness of individual [cognitive behavioural therapy] (CBT), systemic family...
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 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 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 lifestyle weight management services for children and young people aged under 18 who are overweight or obese. It advises how to deliver effective weight management programmes that support children and young people to change their lifestyle and manage their weight.
Aims to: Improve nurturing; help parent understand the child's behaviour; respond positively to the child's feelings and manage their...
Advice on the use of Alpha-Stim AID for anxiety to aid local decision making
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.
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.
This quality standard covers care and support and services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or a learning disability and autism) and behaviour that challenges, and their families and carers. It describes high quality care in priority areas for improvement.
maternity team • continuity of carer • formal counselling • cognitive behavioural therapy. Outcomes could include: • mode of birth...
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.
depression in children and young people (recommendations on psychological therapies and antidepressants were updated in March 2015) and...
This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing any type of primary brain tumour or brain metastases in people aged 16 or over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care, including standardising the care people have, how information and support are provided, and palliative care.
Everything NICE has said on services, prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers interventions and support for children, young people and adults with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges. It highlights the importance of understanding the cause of behaviour that challenges, and performing thorough assessments so that steps can be taken to help people change their behaviour and improve their quality of life. The guideline also covers support and intervention for family members or carers.
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is the relative effectiveness of sertraline compared with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in people with generalised...
Evidence-based recommendations on iFuse titanium implant joint fusion system for treating chronic sacroiliac (SI) joint pain (lower back pain)
Everything NICE has said on rehabilitation for adults after critical illness 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
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.
Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in people aged 16 and over in an interactive flowchart
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.
This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE technology appraisal guidance 97.
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.
Summary of the evidence on linaclotide for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation in adults to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
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Evidence-based recommendations on implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for arrhythmias and heart failure
This guideline covers assessing and managing psoriasis in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve long-term disease control and quality of life for people with psoriasis.
carers to support people living with dementia. This includes managing non-cognitive symptoms of dementia such as agitation, aggression,...
Everything NICE has said on recognising and responding to acute illness in adults in hospital in an interactive flowchart
Summary of the evidence on carbamazepine for managing aggression, agitation and behavioural disturbances in people with dementia..
This guideline covers contraceptive services for under-25s. It aims to ensure all under-25s are given advice and information on all types of contraception. This includes additional tailored support to meet the particular needs and choices of those who are socially disadvantaged or who may find it difficult to use these services.
Evidence-based recommendations using zolpidem and zopiclone (the Z-drugs) for the short-term management of insomnia (sleeplessness) in adults
This guideline covers when to offer caesarean section, procedural aspects of the operation and care after caesarean section. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are considering a caesarean section or have had a caesarean section in the past and are now pregnant again.
Summary of the evidence on guanfacine prolonged-release for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome in adults in primary care in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation.
This guideline covers a set of principles that can be used to help people change their behaviour. The aim is for practitioners to use these principles to encourage people to adopt a healthier lifestyle by, for example, stopping smoking, adopting a healthy diet and being more physically active.
Everything NICE has said on antenatal and postnatal mental health in an interactive flowchart
Everything NICE has said on managing faecal incontinence in adults in an interactive flowchart
Evidence-based recommendations on naltrexone (Nalorex) for the management of opioid dependence
This guideline covers the short-term management of violence and aggression in adults (aged 18 and over), young people (aged 13 to 17) and children (aged 12 and under). It is relevant for mental health, health and community settings. The guideline aims to safeguard both staff and people who use services by helping to prevent violent situations and providing guidance to manage them safely when they occur.
This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and responding to abuse and neglect of children and young people under 18. It covers physical, sexual and emotional abuse. This quality standard describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
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Summary of the evidence on omega-3 fatty acid medicines for treating schizophrenia to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
Everything NICE has said on child abuse and neglect in an interactive flowchart