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  1. NICE recommends life changing technology is rolled out to people with type 1 diabetes

    Thousands of people with type 1 diabetes could be offered wearable technology to help them manage their condition following the publication of final draft guidance by NICE.

  2. Improvements for people with acute kidney injury in updated quality standard

    An updated quality standard published today (23 March 2023) by NICE outlines improvements in care for people who have or are at risk of acute kidney injury.

  3. New NICE quality standard identifies improvements in UTI diagnosis for women

    Health professionals should diagnose women under 65 with a urinary tract infection (UTI) if they have two or more key urinary symptoms.

  4. New “artificial pancreas” technology set to change the lives of over 100,000 people with type 1 diabetes

    Around 105,000 people with type 1 diabetes could benefit from NICE’s draft recommendation

  5. Four innovative tests for diagnosing UTIs could help in the fight against antimicrobial resistance

    NHS may use innovative tests which may help people with a urinary tract infection (UTI) receive the correct course of antibiotics more quickly.

  6. Hundreds of thousands set to benefit from new treatment to prevent heart attacks and strokes

    NICE has published final draft guidance which recommends icosapent ethyl for reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes in adults who have raised blood fats.

  7. NICE recommends new treatment for rare blood disorder

    Hundreds of people with a rare blood disorder have access to a new treatment regimen following draft guidance from NICE.

  8. NICE recommends innovative treatment for severe blood disorder for NHS use

    Caplacizumab, with plasma exchange and immunosuppression, will be used to treat acute acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

  9. Atrial fibrillation: review of anticoagulation (IND169)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with atrial fibrillation, currently treated with an anticoagulant, who have had a review in the preceding 12 months which included: assessment of stroke/VTE risk; assessment of bleeding risk; assessment of renal function, creatinine clearance, FBC and LFTs as appropriate for their anticoagulation therapy; any adverse effects related to anticoagulation; assessment of compliance; choice of anticoagulant. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM147

  10. Cardiovascular disease prevention: statins for people newly diagnosed with hypertension or T2DM (IND162)

    This indicator covers, in patients aged between 25 and 84 years, with a new diagnosis of hypertension or type 2 diabetes recorded in the preceding 12 months (excluding those with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, familial hypercholesterolaemia or type 1 diabetes), who have a recorded cardiovascular risk assessment score of more than 20% in the preceding 12 months, the percentage who are currently treated with statins (unless there is a contraindication). It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM133

  11. Cardiovascular disease prevention: cardiovascular risk assessment for people newly diagnosed with hypertension or T2DM (IND161)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients aged between 25 and 84 years with a new diagnosis of hypertension or type 2 diabetes, recorded in the preceding 12 months (excluding those with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, familial hypercholesterolaemia or type 1 diabetes) who have had a consultation for full formal cardiovascular disease risk assessment between 3 months before or 3 months after date of diagnosis. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM132

  12. Dementia: target organ damage (new diagnoses) (IND80)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients with a new diagnosis of dementia recorded in the preceding 1 April to 31 March with a record of FBC, calcium, glucose, renal and liver function, thyroid function tests, serum vitamin B12 and folate levels recorded between 6 months before or after entering on to the register. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM09

  13. Cardiovascular disease prevention: cardiovascular risk assessment for people with bipolar, schizophrenia or other psychoses (IND150)

    This indicator covers the percentage of patients aged between 25 and 84 years with schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and other psychoses (excluding those with pre-existing cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, familial hypercholesterolaemia or type 1 diabetes) who have had a full formal cardiovascular disease risk assessment performed in the preceding 12 months. It measures outcomes that reflect the quality of care or processes linked by evidence to improved outcomes. This indicator was previously published as NM120