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.
Evidence-based recommendations on implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for arrhythmias and heart failure
Evidence-based recommendations on ranibizumab (Lucentis) for treating diabetic macular oedema
This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve ways of finding people who have TB in the community and recommends that everyone under 65 with latent TB should be treated. It describes how TB services should be organised, including the role of the TB control board.
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Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women
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Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women
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Evidence-based recommendations on sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) for treating some types of chronic hepatitis C (HCV)
NICE has recommended the scan as a first-line investigation for people with suspected clinically localised prostate cancer.
The number of people who self-harm has risen steadily over the past two decades, meaning the UK now has one of the highest rates in Europe.
Thousands of lives in England could be saved each year if the NHS follows updated guidance to help it diagnose cancer earlier. Here we outline what the guidance means for GPs.
Symptom relief through the range of recommended drugs and treatments available should be the primary outcome for patients with ulcerative colitis, according to NICE.
Obesity should be tackled by encouraging different organisations to work together through a 'community-wide' approach, according to latest guidance from NICE.
Simple lifestyle changes, such as increased physical activity or eating more healthily, can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, says NICE.
Greater awareness of hepatitis B and C is needed so that more people who are at risk can be tested and treated for the viruses, according to latest guidance from NICE.
GPs should make an early diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) by performing an ankle brachial pressure index measurement, as NICE sets out new guidelines on the diagnosis and management of lower limb PAD.
Quality standards will be the focus of a new range of audit support packages being developed by NICE.
GPs should use either the FRAX or QFracture tools to estimate fracture risk in at-risk patients, NICE says.
Adults with hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease should be offered a calcium-based phosphate binder as a first-line treatment in addition to dietary management, says NICE.
A prompt diagnosis of social anxiety disorder is crucial in ensuring people access the most clinical and cost effective treatment, according to NICE.
Nageena Khalique QC, barrister and chair of the committee for the NICE guideline on Decision making and mental capacity, discusses how the new guideline applies to a range of situations