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Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management (QS11)

This quality standard covers identifying and supporting adults and young people (aged 10 and over) who may have an alcohol problem, and caring for people with alcohol-related health problems, such as alcohol dependence or Wernicke's encephalopathy. It also covers support for their families and carers. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published August 2011

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and advanced liver fibrosis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated May 2019

Cirrhosis

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people over 16 in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated May 2019

Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management (NG100)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people with rheumatoid arthritis have the right treatment to slow the progression of their condition and control their symptoms. People should also have rapid access to specialist care if their condition suddenly worsens.

NICE guideline Published July 2018

Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral (NG127)

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.

NICE guideline Published May 2019 Last updated July 2019

Generalised anxiety disorder

Everything NICE has said on managing generalised anxiety disorder in adults in primary, secondary and community care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated October 2019

Headaches

Everything NICE has said on the most common primary headache disorders in young people aged 12 years and older and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated November 2018

Cystic fibrosis

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

NICE Pathway Published October 2017 Last updated September 2018

Hip fracture: management (CG124)

This guideline covers managing hip fracture in adults. It aims to improve care from the time people aged 18 and over are admitted to hospital through to when they return to the community. Recommendations emphasise the importance of early surgery and coordinating care through a multidisciplinary hip fracture programme to help people recover faster and regain their mobility.

Clinical guideline Published June 2011 Last updated May 2017

Multiple sclerosis in adults: management (CG186)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple sclerosis by promoting symptom management, comprehensive reviews and effective relapse treatment.

Clinical guideline Published October 2014 Last updated November 2019

Preventing sexually transmitted infections and under-18 conceptions

Everything NICE has said on preventing sexually transmitted infections and under-18 conceptions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2011 Last updated February 2019

Ulcerative colitis: management (NG130)

This guideline covers the management of ulcerative colitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to help professionals to provide consistent high-quality care and it highlights the importance of advice and support for people with ulcerative colitis.

NICE guideline Published May 2019

Panic disorder

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing panic disorder in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated July 2019

Trauma (QS166)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing trauma (complex fractures, non-complex fractures, major trauma and spinal injury) in adults, young people and children. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2018

Age-related macular degeneration

Everything NICE has said on age-related macular degeneration in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2018 Last updated February 2019

Spondyloarthritis

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing spondyloarthritis in people aged 16 and over in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2017 Last updated March 2019

Myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation

Everything NICE has said on the acute management of myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2013 Last updated November 2018

Antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people

Everything NICE has said on antisocial behaviour and conduct disorders in children and young people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2013 Last updated June 2019

Low back pain and sciatica

Everything NICE has said on low back pain and sciatica in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated October 2018

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia in adults: investigation and management (CG184)

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.

Clinical guideline Published September 2014 Last updated October 2019

End of life care for adults (QS13)

This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) who are approaching the end of their life. This includes people who are likely to die within 12 months, people with advanced, progressive, incurable conditions and people with life-threatening acute conditions. It also covers support for their families and carers. It includes care provided by health and social care staff in all settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published November 2011 Last updated March 2017

Drug misuse prevention

Everything NICE has said on drug misuse prevention for children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2017 Last updated March 2018

Osteoporosis

Everything NICE has said on assessing the risk of, preventing and treating osteoporotic fragility fractures in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated August 2019

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in adults and young people 16 years and older in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated October 2019

Antisocial personality disorder: prevention and management (CG77)

This guideline covers principles for working with people with antisocial personality disorder, including dealing with crises (crisis resolution). It aims to help people with antisocial personality disorder manage feelings of anger, distress, anxiety and depression, and to reduce offending and antisocial behaviour.

Clinical guideline Published January 2009 Last updated March 2013

Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis) – antimicrobial prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for managing and preventing an acute exacerbation of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis) in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2018 Last updated September 2019

Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities

Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities

NICE Pathway Published September 2016 Last updated August 2019

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management (NG59)

This guideline covers assessing and managing low back pain and sciatica in people aged 16 and over. It outlines physical, psychological, pharmacological and surgical treatments to help people manage their low back pain and sciatica in their daily life. The guideline aims to improve people’s quality of life by promoting the most effective forms of care for low back pain and sciatica.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

People's experience in adult social care services

Everything NICE has said on improving people's experience of care in adult social care services in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2018 Last updated February 2019

Anaphylaxis: assessment and referral after emergency treatment

Everything NICE has said on assessment to confirm an anaphylactic episode and the decision to refer after emergency treatment in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated November 2017

Cerebral palsy

Everything NICE has said on cerebral palsy in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2017 Last updated October 2019

Patient experience in adult NHS services

Everything NICE has said on improving the experience of care for people using adult NHS services in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated July 2019

Haematological cancers: improving outcomes (NG47)

This guideline covers integrated diagnostic reporting for diagnosing haematological cancer in adults, young people and children. It also covers staffing, facilities (levels of care) and multidisciplinary teams needed for adults and young people. It aims to improve care for people with suspected or diagnosed cancer by promoting best practice on the organisation of haematological cancer services.

NICE guideline Published May 2016

Intermediate care including reablement

Everything NICE has said on referral and assessment for and delivery of intermediate care including reablement in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2017 Last updated August 2018

Motor neurone disease

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing motor neurone disease in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated October 2019

Diabetes

Everything NICE has said on managing type 1 and 2 diabetes in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated June 2018

Psoriasis

Everything NICE has said on psoriasis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2011 Last updated August 2019

Depression in children and young people: identification and management (NG134)

This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in children and young people aged 5 to 18 years. Based on the stepped-care model, it aims to improve recognition and assessment and promote effective treatments for mild and moderate to severe depression.

NICE guideline Published June 2019

Renal and ureteric stones: assessment and management (NG118)

This guideline covers assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones. It aims to improve the detection, clearance and prevention of stones, so reducing pain and anxiety, and improving quality of life.

NICE guideline Published January 2019

Age-related macular degeneration (NG82)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in adults. It aims to improve the speed at which people are diagnosed and treated to prevent loss of sight.

NICE guideline Published January 2018

Rehabilitation after critical illness

Everything NICE has said on rehabilitation for adults after critical illness in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated July 2018

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: diagnosis and management (NG52)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in people aged 16 years and over. It aims to improve care for people with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma by promoting the best tests for diagnosis and staging and the most effective treatments for 6 of the subtypes. Tests and treatments covered include excision biopsy, radiotherapy, immunochemotherapy and stem cell transplantation.

NICE guideline Published July 2016

Multiple sclerosis

Everything NICE has said on multiple sclerosis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2014 Last updated November 2019

Structural heart defects

Everything NICE has said on structural heart defects in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated June 2019

Atrial fibrillation

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

NICE Pathway Published June 2014 Last updated May 2019

End of life care for adults: service delivery (NG142)

This guideline covers organising and delivering end of life care services, which provide care and support in the final weeks and months of life (or for some conditions, years), and the planning and preparation for this. It aims to ensure that people have access to the care that they want and need in all care settings. It also includes advice on services for carers.

NICE guideline Published October 2019

Spondyloarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management (NG65)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing spondyloarthritis that is suspected or confirmed in adults who are 16 years or older. It aims to raise awareness of the features of spondyloarthritis and provide clear advice on what action to take when people with signs and symptoms first present in healthcare settings. It also provides advice on the range of treatments available.

NICE guideline Published February 2017 Last updated June 2017

Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (NG19)

This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. It aims to reduce variation in practice, including antibiotic prescribing for diabetic foot infections.

NICE guideline Published August 2015 Last updated October 2019

Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management (CG155)

This guideline covers recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people. It aims to improve early recognition of psychosis and schizophrenia so that children and young people can be offered the treatment and care they need to live with the condition.

Clinical guideline Published January 2013 Last updated October 2016

Oral health improvement for local authorities and their partners

Everything NICE has said on oral health improvement strategies for local authorities and their partners in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2014 Last updated September 2018