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Dementia, disability and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset (NG16)

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.

NICE guideline Published October 2015

Secondary prevention after a myocardial infarction (QS99)

This quality standard covers preventing further cardiovascular disease after a myocardial infarction (heart attack). It includes assessment and cardiac rehabilitation. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published September 2015

Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period (NG3)

This guideline covers managing diabetes and its complications in women who are planning pregnancy or are already pregnant. It aims to improve the diagnosis of gestational diabetes and help women with diabetes to self-manage their blood glucose levels before and during pregnancy.

NICE guideline Published February 2015 Last updated August 2015

Healthy start vitamins: special report on cost effectiveness (ECD5)

Healthy start vitamins: special report on cost effectiveness

Published August 2015 Last updated August 2015

AliveCor Heart Monitor and AliveECG app (Kardia Mobile) for detecting atrial fibrillation (MIB35)

Advice on the use of the AliveCor Heart Monitor and AliveECG (Kardia Mobile) app for detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published August 2015

Bipolar disorder in adults (QS95)

This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in adults (aged 18 and over) in primary and secondary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2015

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lifestyle and personal or family medical history. We recommend that menopausal women discuss with their doctors their own individual...

News Published July 2015 Last updated July 2015

Smoking: harm reduction (QS92)

This quality standard covers ways of reducing harm from smoking. It includes advice on supporting people who do not want to give up smoking in one step. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2015

Maternal and child nutrition (QS98)

This quality standard covers improving nutrition for women who are planning to become pregnant, pregnant women, and babies and children under 5 and their mothers and carers. It focuses on low-income and disadvantaged families. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2015

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

Reducing variation in the care of people with osteoarthritis

NICE’s latest quality standard on osteoarthritis includes eight statements designed to tackle variation in the care of people with osteoarthritis.

News Published June 2015 Last updated June 2015

Osteoarthritis (QS87)

This quality standard covers diagnosing, assessing and managing osteoarthritis in adults. It includes treatment and support, and referral for joint surgery. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015

Personality disorders: borderline and antisocial (QS88)

This quality standard covers assessing and managing borderline and antisocial personality disorders. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015

Urinary tract infections in adults (QS90)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing urinary tract infection in adults (aged 16 and over), including adults using urinary catheters. It includes assessment, antibiotic treatment and referral for specialist assessment. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published June 2015

Is structured clinical management for moderate to severe personality disorders in pregnancy and the postnatal period effective at improving outcomes for women and their babies?

in pregnancy and the postnatal period effective at improving outcomes for women and their babies? Any explanatory notes(if applicable)...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Long-term safety of ovarian stimulation and ovulation induction for women:- Is there an association between ovulation induction or ovarian stimulation and adverse long-term (over 20 years) effects in women in the UK?

induction for women:- Is there an association between ovulation induction or ovarian stimulation and adverse long-term (over 20 years)...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Screening and intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis for group B streptococcal colonisation:- What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis targeting group B streptococcus and guided by routine antenatal screening?

clinical and cost effectiveness of routine antenatal screening to identify women colonised with group B streptococcus. Further research...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Are interventions designed to improve the quality of the mother–baby relationship in the first year after childbirth effective in women with a diagnosed mental health problem?

relationship in the first year after childbirth effective in women with a diagnosed mental health problem? Any explanatory...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Are psychological interventions effective for treating moderate to severe anxiety disorders (including obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and social anxiety disorder) in pregnancy?

disorders are often not identified or treated in pregnancy. In addition, many women who are taking medication for such problems stop...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Are stop smoking interventions that include incentives to quit effective and cost effective for people using secondary care services, including women who are pregnant or have recently given birth?

effective and cost effective for people using secondary care services, including women who are pregnant or have recently given birth?...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

What is the effect and acceptability of approaches that aim to match nicotine dose (through licensed nicotine-containing products) to level of smoking addiction among women who are using maternity services?

licensed nicotine-containing products) to level of smoking addiction among women who are using maternity services? Any explanatory...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

How effective and cost effective are stop smoking interventions for partners of pregnant and breastfeeding women?

are stop smoking interventions for partners of pregnant and breastfeeding women? Any explanatory notes(if applicable) None. Source...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

How prevalent is smokeless tobacco use among South Asian women who are pregnant and why? Is there a particular stage during pregnancy when smokeless tobacco is used? What impact does its use during pregnancy have on maternal and child health?

Question How prevalent is smokeless tobacco use among South Asian women who are pregnant and why? Is there a particular stage during...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

What are the barriers that women experience to achieving blood glucose targets?

Recommendation ID NG3/3 Question What are the barriers that women experience to achieving blood glucose targets? Any explanatory notes(if

Research recommendation Published June 2015

What methods can improve the identification of women at high risk of postpartum psychosis and reduce this risk?

CG192/1 Question What methods can improve the identification of women at high risk of postpartum psychosis and reduce this risk? Any...

Research recommendation Published June 2015

Postnatal care (QS37)

This quality standard covers routine postnatal care for women and their babies (and their partners and families, if appropriate). This includes feeding support, advice on safe sleeping, and recognising and managing health problems in women and their babies. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2013 Last updated June 2015

LARS for reconstructing damaged intra-articular cruciate knee ligaments (MIB30)

Advice on the use of the LARS (ligament augmentation and reconstruction system) for reconstructing damaged intra-articular cruciate knee ligaments...

Medtech innovation briefing Published May 2015

Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (MIB28)

Advice on the use of the Xpert GBS test for the intrapartum detection of group B streptococcus (GBS) colonisation in pregnant women...

Medtech innovation briefing Published April 2015

Alcohol: preventing harmful use in the community (QS83)

This quality standard covers preventing and identifying alcohol problems in the community. It includes policy and practice approaches to prevent harmful alcohol use in adults, young people and children. It is particularly relevant to local authorities, the police, and schools and colleges. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2015

Physical activity: for NHS staff, patients and carers (QS84)

This quality standard covers encouraging physical activity in people of all ages who are in contact with the NHS, including staff, patients and carers. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published March 2015

Make healthy choices a life-long habit to prevent early death

Ensuring people develop healthy habits from an early age can help prevent long-term disease and early death, says NICE.

News Published March 2015 Last updated March 2015

Preventing excess weight gain (NG7)

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.

NICE guideline Published March 2015

Excess winter deaths and illness and the health risks associated with cold homes (NG6)

This guideline covers reducing the health risks (including preventable deaths) associated with living in a cold home. It aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people vulnerable to the cold. Improving the temperature in homes, by improving energy efficiency, may also help reduce unnecessary fuel consumption.

NICE guideline Published March 2015

Vulnerable people living in cold homes need greater support

GPs and other health and social care professionals have a huge untapped opportunity to spot and help vulnerable people whose health is at risk because of living in a cold home, says NICE.

News Published March 2015 Last updated March 2015

NICE welcomes new intake of Fellows and Scholars

Improving the uptake of hepatitis B vaccination among at risk groups, developing tools to make evidence-based medicine more accessible, and carrying out a clinical outcome assessment in hand surgery are just some of the projects planned by the latest group of fellows and scholars.

News Published March 2015 Last updated March 2015

Women in established labour should receive one-to-one care

Women in established labour should receive supportive one-to-one care to ensure they have a safe experience of giving birth, NICE says.

News Published February 2015 Last updated February 2015

Safe midwifery staffing for maternity settings (NG4)

This guideline covers safe midwifery staffing in all maternity settings, including at home, in the community, in day assessment units, in obstetric units, and in units led by midwives (both alongside hospitals and free-standing). It aims to improve maternity care by giving advice on monitoring staffing levels and actions to take if there are not enough midwives to meet the needs of women and babies in the service.

NICE guideline Published February 2015

Bladder cancer: diagnosis and management (NG2)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing bladder cancer in people 18 and above referred from primary care with suspected bladder cancer, and those with newly diagnosed or recurrent bladder (urothelial carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, squamous-cell carcinoma or small-cell carcinoma) or urethral cancer.

NICE guideline Published February 2015

First bladder cancer guideline to reduce variations in care

NICE’s first guideline on bladder cancer aims to improve the diagnosis and management of the seventh most common cancer in the UK.

News Published February 2015 Last updated February 2015

The Arrow OnControl powered bone marrow biopsy system for bone marrow aspiration and biopsy (MIB19)

Advice on the use of the Arrow OnControl powered bone marrow biopsy system for bone marrow aspiration and biopsy to aid local decision-making

Medtech innovation briefing Published February 2015

Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults (QS80)

This quality standard covers treating and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in adults (aged 18 and over) in primary, secondary and community care. It also includes support for the families and carers of people with psychosis or schizophrenia. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2015

1 in 2 people will get cancer

Why are so many of us getting cancer and what can be done to prevent the disease?

News Published February 2015 Last updated February 2015

Postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth (CG37)

This guideline covers the routine postnatal care women and their babies should receive for 6–8 weeks after the birth. It includes advice given on breastfeeding, and the management of common and serious health problems in women and their babies after the birth.

Clinical guideline Published July 2006 Last updated February 2015

Setting standards of care for women with urinary incontinence

NICE’s latest quality standard can help GPs and other healthcare professionals ensure that women with urinary incontinence are receiving the best and most appropriate care.

News Published January 2015 Last updated January 2015

Urinary incontinence in women (QS77)

This quality standard covers managing urinary incontinence in women (aged 18 and over). It covers assessment, care and treatment options. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2015