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Quality Standards Advisory Committee 2 members

Find out more about quality standards advisory committee 2 members at NICE

Published June 2019 Last updated June 2019

Motor neurone disease: assessment and management (NG42)

This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND). It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, and covers information and support, organisation of care, managing symptoms and preparing for end of life care.

NICE guideline Published February 2016 Last updated July 2019

Diet

Everything NICE has said on promoting a healthy diet in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated March 2019

Lung cancer

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and treating lung cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated October 2019

Chronic heart failure

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis (CG95)

This guideline covers assessing and diagnosing recent chest pain in people aged 18 and over and managing symptoms while a diagnosis is being made. It aims to improve outcomes by providing advice on tests (ECG, high-sensitivity troponin tests, multislice CT angiography, functional testing) that support healthcare professionals to make a speedy and accurate diagnosis.

Clinical guideline Published March 2010 Last updated November 2016

Fertility

Everything NICE has said on assessing and treating people with fertility problems in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2013 Last updated September 2019

Menopause: diagnosis and management (NG23)

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of menopause, including in women who have premature ovarian insufficiency. The guideline aims to improve the consistency of support and information provided to women in menopause.

NICE guideline Published November 2015 Last updated December 2019

Sexually transmitted infections: condom distribution schemes (NG68)

This guideline covers condom distribution schemes. The aim is to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In addition, these schemes can provide a good introduction to broader sexual and reproductive health services, especially for younger people, and help prevent unplanned pregnancies.

NICE guideline Published April 2017

Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management (NG128)

This guideline covers interventions in the acute stage of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA). It offers the best clinical advice on the diagnosis and acute management of stroke and TIA in the 48 hours after onset of symptoms.

NICE guideline Published May 2019

Depression in adults: recognition and management (CG90)

This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in adults aged 18 years and older, in primary and secondary care. It aims to improve care for people with depression by promoting improved recognition and treatment.

Clinical guideline Published October 2009 Last updated April 2018

Oral and dental health

Everything NICE has said on oral and dental health in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2014 Last updated September 2018

Endometriosis: diagnosis and management (NG73)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing endometriosis. It aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of endometriosis, and to provide clear advice on what action to take when women with signs and symptoms first present in healthcare settings. It also provides advice on the range of treatments available.

NICE guideline Published September 2017

Sepsis

Everything NICE has said on the recognition, diagnosis and early management of sepsis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2016 Last updated November 2019

Sunlight exposure: risks and benefits (NG34)

This guideline covers how to communicate the risks and benefits of natural sunlight exposure (specifically, the ultraviolet rays UVA and UVB) to help people understand why they may need to modify their behaviour to reduce their risk of skin cancer and vitamin D deficiency.

NICE guideline Published February 2016

Health app: ChatHealth communication platform in school nursing services (MIB130)

Advice on the use of the ChatHealth app for anonymous and confidential communication between patients and healthcare professionals in school nursing services

Medtech innovation briefing Published November 2017

Venous thromboembolic diseases: diagnosis, management and thrombophilia testing (CG144)

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolic diseases in adults (aged 18 and over), and the role of thrombophilia testing. It aims to clarify which diagnostic tests should be used, reduce variation in pharmacological therapies, and provide guidance on when thrombophilia testing is useful.

Clinical guideline Published June 2012 Last updated November 2015

Intravenous fluid therapy in children and young people in hospital (NG29)

This guideline covers general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluids for children and young people under 16 years, including assessing fluid and electrolyte status and prescribing IV fluid therapy. It applies to a range of conditions and different settings. It does not include recommendations relating to specific conditions. This guideline represents a major opportunity to improve patient safety for children and young people having IV fluid therapy in hospital.

NICE guideline Published December 2015

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

Psychosis and schizophrenia

Everything NICE has said on recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2014 Last updated August 2019

Brain tumours and metastases

Everything NICE has said on brain tumours in adults, including cancer, in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2018

Bipolar disorder

Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2014 Last updated May 2018

Constipation

Everything NICE has said on constipation in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2013 Last updated January 2019

Social and emotional wellbeing for children and young people

Everything NICE has said on supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated November 2019

End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management (NG61)

This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families in decisions about their care, and improve the support that is available to them throughout their lives.

NICE guideline Published December 2016 Last updated July 2019

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

End of life care for people with life-limiting conditions

Everything NICE has said about the care of people with a progressive life-limiting condition who are at the end of their life in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2017 Last updated October 2019

Prostate cancer

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and treating prostate cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2011 Last updated May 2019

Fellows

Fellows are experience health and social care leaders who are our ambassadors at regional and national levels

Published November 2019 Last updated November 2019

Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing

Everything NICE has said on how community pharmacies can promote health and wellbeing in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2018 Last updated August 2019

Hypertension in pregnancy: diagnosis and management (NG133)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure), including pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy, labour and birth. It also includes advice for women with hypertension who wish to conceive and women who have had a pregnancy complicated by hypertension. It aims to improve care during pregnancy, labour and birth for women and their babies.

NICE guideline Published June 2019

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

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in people aged 16 and over in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Self-limiting respiratory tract and ear infections – antibiotic prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antibiotic prescribing for self-limiting respiratory tract and ear infections in primary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated November 2019

Obesity

Everything NICE has said on preventing, identifying, assessing and managing obesity in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2013 Last updated August 2019

Behaviour change

Everything NICE has said on changing people's health-related behaviours, including interventions aimed at over 16s, in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2014 Last updated August 2019

Antimicrobial stewardship: changing risk-related behaviours in the general population (NG63)

This guideline covers making people aware of how to correctly use antimicrobial medicines (including antibiotics) and the dangers associated with their overuse and misuse. It also includes measures to prevent and control infection that can stop people needing antimicrobials or spreading infection to others. It aims to change people’s behaviour to reduce antimicrobial resistance and the spread of resistant microbes.

NICE guideline Published January 2017

Dementia

Everything NICE has said on assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease and their carers in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated June 2019

Transient loss of consciousness ('blackouts') in over 16s (CG109)

This guideline covers assessment, diagnosis and referral for people over 16 who have had a transient loss of consciousness (TLoC; also called a blackout). It aims to improve care for people with TLoC by specifying the most effective assessments and recommending when to refer to a specialist.

Clinical guideline Published August 2010 Last updated September 2014

Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: assessment and management in healthcare settings

Everything NICE has said about assessing and managing coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse in healthcare settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2012 Last updated August 2019

Food allergy in under 19s

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and assessing food allergy in children and young people in primary care and community settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated October 2018

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.

NICE guideline Published August 2018

Physical activity: walking and cycling (PH41)

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

Public health guideline Published November 2012

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

Everything NICE has said on severe mental illness and substance misuse (dual diagnosis) for people over 14 in community services in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2016 Last updated September 2019

Eczema

Everything NICE has said on managing atopic eczema in children up to 12 years, and treating eczema in people aged 13 years and over in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated July 2018

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

Common mental health problems: identification and pathways to care (CG123)

This guideline covers care for people aged 18 and over with common mental health problems, with a focus on primary care. It aims to improve access to services for adults and how mental health problems are identified and assessed, and makes recommendations on local care pathways.

Clinical guideline Published May 2011

Common mental health disorders in primary care

Everything NICE has said on identifying and managing common mental health disorders in adults in primary care in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated December 2018

Lower limb peripheral arterial disease

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing lower limb peripheral arterial disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated October 2019

Menopause

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2015 Last updated December 2019