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Specialist care of newborns

NICEimpact maternity and neonatal care Previous: Maternity and mental health Next: Spotlight on valproate prescribing Newborn babies

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy

In development [GID-MT527] Expected publication date: 30 January 2020

Medical technologies guidance In development

Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis), acute exacerbation: antimicrobial prescribing (NG117)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for managing and preventing acute exacerbations of bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis). It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published December 2018

Thyroid disease

Everything NICE has said on thyroid disease in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2019

Cardiovascular disease prevention

Everything NICE has said on cardiovascular risk assessment and modifying blood lipids for preventing cardiovascular disease in adults

NICE Pathway Published July 2014 Last updated November 2019

Ovarian cancer (advanced): bevacizumab 7.5 mg/kg in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin for first-line treatment (ESUOM21)

Summary of the evidence on bevacizumab 7.5 mg/kg with paclitaxel and carboplatin for the first-line treatment of advanced ovarian cancer..

Evidence summary Published October 2013

Physical activity and the environment (NG90)

This guideline covers how to improve the physical environment to encourage and support physical activity. The aim is to increase the general population’s physical activity levels.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

New generation cardiac CT scanners (Aquilion ONE, Brilliance iCT, Discovery CT750 HD and Somatom Definition Flash) for cardiac imaging in people with suspected or known coronary artery disease in whom imaging is difficult with earlier generation CT scanners (DG3)

Evidence-based recommendations on new generation computed tomography (CT) scanners for cardiac imaging for suspected or known coronary artery disease

Diagnostics guidance Published January 2012 Last updated July 2017

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

Abortion care. Abortion from 14 weeks up to 24 weeks: choosing between medical or surgical abortion (patient decision aid)

Notice of rights. Last updated September 2019. ISBN 978-1-4731-3549-9 Most women and girls who have an abortion can choose how it will...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Abortion care. Abortion before 14 weeks: choosing between medical or surgical abortion (patient decision aid)

Notice of rights. Last updated September 2019. ISBN 978-1-4731-3549-9 Most women and girls who have an abortion can choose how it will...

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Falls in older people: assessing risk and prevention (CG161)

This guideline covers assessment of fall risk and interventions to prevent falls in people aged 65 and over. It aims to reduce the risk and incidence of falls and the associated distress, pain, injury, loss of confidence, loss of independence and mortality.

Clinical guideline Published June 2013

Pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV in adults at high risk: Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil) (ESNM78)

Summary of the evidence on Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil) for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV in adults at high risk

Evidence summary Published October 2016

Intrabeam radiotherapy system for adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer . Intrabeam radiotherapy for treating early breast cancer (patient decision aid)

Information to help people with breast cancer, people close to them, and their health professionals discuss the options What are the...

Published July 2018 Last updated July 2018

Therapeutic amnioinfusion for oligohydramnios during pregnancy (excluding labour) (IPG192)

Evidence-based recommendations on therapeutic amnioinfusion for treating oligohydramnios (lack of amniotic fluid ) during pregnancy (excluding labour)

Interventional procedures guidance Published November 2006

Research recommendations

undertaken on the relationship between the duration and frequency of symptoms in women with ovarian cancer before diagnosis, the stage...

Published April 2016 Last updated April 2016

Aixplorer ShearWave Elastography for ultrasound imaging and assessing suspicious breast lesions (MIB15)

Advice on the use of Aixplorer ShearWave Elastography for ultrasound imaging and assessing suspicious breast lesions to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published December 2014

Updates from our last maternity report

neonatal care Previous: Introduction Next: Maternity and mental health In May 2018 we published the NICEimpact report on maternity

Published September 2019 Last updated September 2019

Domestic violence and abuse

Everything NICE has said on identifying, preventing and reducing domestic violence and abuse in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2014 Last updated August 2017

Alcohol-use disorders: prevention (PH24)

This guideline covers alcohol problems among people over 10. It aims to prevent and identify such problems as early as possible using a mix of policy and practice.

Clinical guideline Published June 2010

Bevacizumab (first-line), sorafenib (first- and second-line), sunitinib (second-line) and temsirolimus (first-line) for the treatment of advanced and/or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (TA178)

Evidence-based recommendations on evacizumab (Avastin), soradenib (Nexavar), sunitinib (Sutent) and temsirolimus (Torisel) for renal cell carcinoma

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2009

Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a sore throat (DG38)

Evidence-based recommendations on rapid tests for group A streptococcal (strep A) infections in people aged 5 and over with a sore throat

Diagnostics guidance Published November 2019

Alcohol-use disorders

Everything NICE has said on preventing, diagnosing and managing alcohol-related disorders in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated January 2020

Hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) (IPG522)

Evidence-based recommendations on hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine leiomyomas (uterine myomas or fibroids)

Interventional procedures guidance Published June 2015

Physical activity: walking and cycling (PH41)

This guideline covers encouraging people to increase the amount they walk or cycle for travel or recreation purposes.

Clinical guideline Published November 2012

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: community health and social care services (NG58)

This guideline covers how to improve services for people aged 14 and above who have been diagnosed as having coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse. The aim is to provide a range of coordinated services that address people’s wider health and social care needs, as well as other issues such as employment and housing.

NICE guideline Published November 2016

Depression

Everything NICE has said on identifying, treating and managing depression in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Cirrhosis in over 16s: assessment and management (NG50)

This guideline covers assessing and managing suspected or confirmed cirrhosis in people who are 16 years or older. It aims to improve how cirrhosis is identified and diagnosed. It recommends tools to assess the severity of cirrhosis and gives advice on monitoring people with cirrhosis to detect and manage complications early, and referral criteria for tertiary care.

NICE guideline Published July 2016

Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing (NG91)

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance. Acute otitis media can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It lasts for about a week, and most children get better in 3 days without antibiotics. Serious complications are rare.

Antimicrobial prescribing guideline Published March 2018

Drug misuse in over 16s: opioid detoxification (CG52)

This guideline covers helping adults and young people over 16 who are dependent on opioids to stop using drugs. It aims to reduce illicit drug use and improve people’s physical and mental health, relationships and employment.

Clinical guideline Published July 2007

Transcranial magnetic stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder: interventional procedure consultation

We are listening to your views on this interventional procedures guidance. Comments close 04 February 2020.

Interventional procedures guidance In consultation

Deep brain stimulation for refractory epilepsy: interventional procedure consultation

We are listening to your views on this interventional procedures guidance. Comments close 04 February 2020.

Interventional procedures guidance In consultation

Unstable angina and NSTEMI: early management (CG94)

This guideline covers treatments for people aged 18 and over with unstable angina (recurring chest pain) or a type of heart attack called non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI). It aims to ensure that people get treatment quickly. It recommends that as soon as NSTEMI or unstable angina is diagnosed, healthcare professionals assess people for risk of more serious heart problems in the future to guide their treatment.

Clinical guideline Published March 2010 Last updated November 2013

Endorsement

Formally endorses resources produced by external organisations that support the implementation of NICE guidance and the use of quality standards.

Published January 2020 Last updated January 2020

Breast cancer patients to have further NICE-approved drug combination option on Cancer Drugs Fund

Another potentially life-extending drug combination for some people with advanced breast cancer will now be available on the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) following its approval by NICE in final guidance published today (15 January 2020).

News Published January 2020 Last updated January 2020

Borderline personality disorder: recognition and management (CG78)

This guideline covers recognising and managing borderline personality disorder. It aims to help people with borderline personality disorder to manage feelings of distress, anxiety, worthlessness and anger, and to maintain stable and close relationships with others.

Clinical guideline Published January 2009

Service user experience in adult mental health: improving the experience of care for people using adult NHS mental health services (CG136)

This guideline covers the components of a good experience of service use. It aims to make sure that all adults using NHS mental health services have the best possible experience of care.

Clinical guideline Published December 2011

Scholars

Scholarships are one year opportunities to improve quality of care and contribute to your professional development

Published December 2019 Last updated December 2019

Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy (MIB33)

Advice on the use of the Episcissors-60 for guided mediolateral episiotomy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published July 2015

Suspected cancer recognition and referral

Everything NICE has said on suspected cancer, recognition and selection for referral or investigation in primary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2015 Last updated August 2018

Air pollution

Everything NICE has said on improving air quality to prevent ill health in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2017 Last updated January 2020

Preventing type 2 diabetes

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

NICE Pathway Published August 2011 Last updated November 2018

MammaTyper in vitro diagnostic test for determining breast cancer subtypes (MIB135)

Advice on the use of the MammaTyper in vitro diagnostic test for determining breast cancer subtypes to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published January 2018

Obesity: working with local communities (PH42)

This guideline covers how local communities, with support from local organisations and networks, can help prevent people from becoming overweight or obese or help them lose weight. It aims to support sustainable and community-wide action to achieve this.

Clinical guideline Published November 2012 Last updated June 2017

Breast cancer - intensity modulated radiotherapy [ID16]

In development [GID-TAG390] Expected publication date: TBC

Technology appraisal guidance In development

Breast cancer (locally advanced or metastatic) - ixabepilone [ID377]

In development [GID-TAG403] Expected publication date: TBC

Technology appraisal guidance In development

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

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