This guideline covers the risk of early death from heart disease and other smoking-related illnesses. It aims to reduce the number of people who are disadvantaged dying prematurely by ensuring people have better access to flexible, well-coordinated treatment and support.
Evidence-based recommendations on ertugliflozin (Steglatro) as monotherapy or with metformin for treating type 2 diabetes in adults
This guideline covers behaviours such as diet and physical activity to help children (after weaning), young people and adults maintain a healthy weight or help prevent excess weight gain. The aim is to prevent a range of diseases and conditions including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes and improve mental wellbeing.
Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) with glucocorticoids for treating anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on high-throughput non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for fetal RHD genotype
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing secondary cancers in people aged 18 and over when the site of the primary cancer is unknown. This includes people who have had treatment for cancer before. It aims to improve quality of life by offering advice on tests for identifying the site of the primary cancer and options for managing the person’s condition when this cannot be found.
Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for recurrent miscarriage
Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic metroplasty of a uterine septum for primary infertility
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic helium plasma coagulation (plasma beam) for treating endometriosis
Evidence-based recommendations on biomarker tests (Actim Partus, PartoSure, Rapid fFN 10Q Cassette) to diagnose preterm labour in women with intact membranes
This guideline covers assessing and managing faecal incontinence (any involuntary loss of faeces that is a social or hygienic problem) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that staff are aware that faecal incontinence is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA) for treating chronic pelvic pain
Everything NICE has said on lifestyle weight management services for overweight or obese adults in an interactive flowchart
Evidence-based recommendations on PlGF-based testing to help diagnose suspected pre-eclampsia
This quality standard covers managing osteoporosis in adults (aged 18 and over), including assessing risk and preventing fragility fractures. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Everything NICE has said on reducing the risk of excess winter deaths and illness associated with cold homes in an interactive flowchart
This guideline covers mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life. The guideline aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy and active in later life.
Evidence-based recommendations on bisphosphonates (alendronic acid; ibandronic acid; risedronate sodium; zoledronic acid) for treating osteoporosis in adults
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic techniques (keyhole surgery) for hysterectomy
Evidence-based recommendations on balloon catheter insertion for treating Bartholin's cyst or abscess
Evidence-based recommendations on interstitial laser therapy for fibroadenomas (benign/non-cancerous solid lump) of the breast
Everything NICE has said on familial hypercholesterolaemia in an interactive flowchart
Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a double balloon catheter for inducing labour in pregnant women without previous caesarean section
Advice on the use of the Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (GBS) colonisation in pregnant women...
Summary of the evidence on conjugated oestrogens and bazedoxifene acetate for oestrogen deficiency symptoms to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
This guideline covers raising awareness of and testing for hepatitis B and C infection. It aims to ensure that people at increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection are tested.
Evidence-based recommendations on lesinurad (Zurampic) for treating chronic hyperuricaemia (too much uric acid/urate in blood) in adults with gout
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in people aged 18 and over. It details how to accurately diagnose IBS, and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with IBS by promoting effective management using dietary and lifestyle advice, pharmacological therapy and referral for psychological interventions.
Evidence-based recommendatrions on alitretinoin (Toctino) for treating severe chronic hand eczema in adults
How NICE recommendations are being used to improve maternity outcomes
Evidence-based recommendations on intraoperative blood cell salvage in obstetrics (during or after childbirth)
Evidence-based recommendations on retrograde uretral sphincterometry (to test urethral function)
Everything NICE has said on optimising care for people with 2 or more long-term health conditions in an interactive flowchart
Evidence-based recommendations on bone-anchored cystourethropexy for treating stress urinary incontinence in women
This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in adults aged 18 years and older, in primary and secondary care. It aims to improve care for people with depression by promoting improved recognition and treatment.
Evidence-based recommendations on laparoscopic mobilisation of the greater omentum (keyhole surgery) for breast reconstruction
Evidence-based recommendations on falloposcopy with coaxial catheter for investigating and treating subfertility in women
Evidence-based recommendations on the insertion of a balloon device to disimpact an engaged fetal head before an emergency caesarean section
This guideline covers anti-smoking mass-media campaigns, for example, on TV, in newspapers and online. It also covers measures to prevent tobacco being sold to children and young people. The aim is to help prevent children and young people from taking up smoking.
This quality standard covers reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults who are in hospital. VTE includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism. It covers people admitted as inpatients and those admitted to a hospital bed as day-case patients, including women who are pregnant and women after childbirth. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
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.
Evidence-based recommendations on uterine artery embolisation (UAE) to relieve the symptoms of fibroids (non-cancerous growths)
Evidence-based recommendations on endometrial cryotherapy for menorrhagia (heavy periods/menstrual bleeding)
Evidence-based recommendations on fulvestrant (Faslodex) for untreated locally advanced or metastatic (secondary) oestrogen-receptor positive breast cancer in
Evidence-based recommendations on abemaciclib (Verzenios) for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer
Evidence-based recommendations on intramural urethral bulking procedures for stress urinary incontinence in women
This quality standard covers managing symptoms of reflux (regurgitation or bringing up feeds) in babies, children and young people (under 18). It also covers diagnosing and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (also called GORD), which is more severe reflux and heartburn. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atopic eczema in children under 12. It aims to improve care for children with atopic eczema by making detailed recommendations on treatment and specialist referral. The guideline also explains how healthcare professionals should assess the effect eczema has on quality of life, in addition to its physical severity.