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  1. Transition between inpatient mental health settings and community or care home settings (NG53)

    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.

  2. Low back pain and sciatica

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

  3. Diabetes

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

  4. Atrial fibrillation

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

  5. Obesity: identification, assessment and management (CG189)

    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.

  6. Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identification and management (CG71)

    This guideline covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a specific type of high cholesterol that runs in the family, in children, young people and adults. It aims to help identify people at increased risk of coronary heart disease as a result of having FH.

  7. Motor neurone disease

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

  8. Osteoporosis

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

  9. 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

  10. Cataracts in adults: management (NG77)

    This guideline covers managing cataracts in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care before, during and after cataract surgery by optimising service organisation, referral and surgical management, and reducing complications. It further aims to improve the availability of information for people with cataracts before, during and after cataract surgery.

  11. Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications (CG100)

    This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder. It aims to improve the health of people with alcohol-use disorders by providing recommendations on managing acute alcohol withdrawal and treating alcohol-related conditions.

  12. Obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder: treatment (CG31)

    This guideline covers recognising, assessing, diagnosing and treating obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder in adults, young people and children (aged 8 years and older). It aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder. It includes recommendations on how families and carers may be able to support people with either of these conditions, and how they can get support for themselves.

  13. Sarcoma

    Everything NICE has said on sarcoma in an interactive flowchart

  14. Multiple sclerosis

    Everything NICE has said on multiple sclerosis in an interactive flowchart

  15. Structural heart defects

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

  16. 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

  17. Metastatic spinal cord compression

    Everything NICE has said on detecting and managing metastatic spinal cord compression in adults with cancer in an interactive flowchart

  18. Intermediate care including reablement

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

  19. Glaucoma

    Everything NICE has said on assessing, treating and managing glaucoma in adults in an interactive flowchart

  20. Type 2 diabetes in adults

    Everything NICE has said on managing type 2 diabetes in adults in an interactive flowchart

  21. Hearing loss

    Everything NICE has said on hearing loss or impairment in adults in an interactive flowchart

  22. 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.

  23. Autism spectrum disorder

    Everything NICE has said on recognition, referral, diagnosis and management of autism in an interactive flowchart

  24. Osteoarthritis

    Everything NICE has said on the care and management of osteoarthritis in adults in an interactive flowchart

  25. Supporting adult carers (NG150)

    This guideline covers support for adults (aged 18 and over) who provide unpaid care for anyone aged 16 or over with health or social care needs. It aims to improve the lives of carers by helping health and social care practitioners identify people who are caring for someone and give them the right information and support. It covers carers’ assessments, practical, emotional and social support and training, and support for carers providing end of life care.

  26. 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.

  27. Multimorbidity

    Everything NICE has said on optimising care for people with 2 or more long-term health conditions in an interactive flowchart

  28. Care of dying adults in the last days of life (NG31)

    This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. It aims to improve end of life care for people in their last days of life by communicating respectfully and involving them, and the people important to them, in decisions and by maintaining their comfort and dignity. The guideline covers how to manage common symptoms without causing unacceptable side effects and maintain hydration in the last days of life.

  29. 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

  30. Renal and ureteric stones

    Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart.

  31. Chronic kidney disease: managing anaemia (NG8)

    This guideline covers diagnosing, assessing, managing and monitoring anaemia in people with chronic kidney disease. It aims to improve care for people with chronic kidney disease by specifying how to assess when their anaemia needs treating, and by making detailed recommendations on treatment with erythropoietic stimulating agents (ESAs) and iron. It also covers detecting and managing ESA-resistant anaemia.

  32. Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery (NG45)

    This guideline covers routine preoperative tests for people aged over 16 who are having elective surgery. It aims to reduce unnecessary testing by advising which tests to offer people before minor, intermediate and major or complex surgery, taking into account specific comorbidities (cardiovascular, renal and respiratory conditions and diabetes and obesity). It does not cover pregnant women or people having cardiothoracic procedures or neurosurgery.

  33. Advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and treatment (CG81)

    This guideline covers care and support for people with advanced (stage 4) breast cancer. It aims to help them and their healthcare professionals make shared decisions about tests and treatments to improve outcomes and quality of life.

  34. Foot care for people with diabetes

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

  35. Drug allergy

    Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing drug allergy in an interactive flowchart

  36. Generalised anxiety disorder

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

  37. Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (NG103)

    This guideline covers how to increase uptake of the free flu vaccination among people who are eligible. It describes ways to increase awareness and how to use all opportunities in primary and secondary care to identify people who should be encouraged to have the vaccination.

  38. Lyme disease (NG95)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment. It does not cover preventing Lyme disease.

  39. Psoriasis

    Everything NICE has said on psoriasis in an interactive flowchart

  40. Chronic heart failure in adults: diagnosis and management (NG106)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.

  41. Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment (NG125)

    This guideline covers preventing and treating surgical site infections in adults, young people and children who are having a surgical procedure involving a cut through the skin. It focuses on methods used before, during and after surgery to minimise the risk of infection.

  42. Cystic fibrosis

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

  43. Drug misuse prevention

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