Updating results

The percentage of patients with COPD with a record of FEV1 in the preceding 12 months (Inherited)

The percentage of patients with COPD with a record of FEV1 in the preceding 12 months (Inherited) Subject(s): Chronic obstructive

QOF indicator Published July 2019

Patient experience in adult NHS services (QS15)

This quality standard covers improving the quality of the patient experience for people who use adult NHS services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published February 2012 Last updated July 2019

Service user experience in adult mental health services (QS14)

This quality standard covers improving the experience of people using adult NHS mental health services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published December 2011 Last updated July 2019

Case studies

Scientific advice case studies

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

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

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated July 2019

Technology appraisal data: appraisal recommendations

Data on the recommendations made by our technology appraisal programme. Includes information on the number of positive recommendations we've made.

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Accreditation

Processes used to produce guidance and advice that have been accredited by NICE

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Innovative treatment for gynaecological cancers approved for Cancer Drugs Fund

Olaparib, a medicine that has previously been used at a later stage in the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer, has now been approved by NICE as a first-line maintenance treatment.

News Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients with asthma aged 5 or over

The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients with asthma aged 5 or over Subject(s): Asthma Date

QOF indicator Published July 2019

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in over 16s: diagnosis and management (NG115)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD (which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis) in people aged 16 and older. It aims to help people with COPD to receive a diagnosis earlier so that they can benefit from treatments to reduce symptoms, improve quality of life and keep them healthy for longer.

NICE guideline Published December 2018 Last updated July 2019

Multiple sclerosis in adults: management (CG186)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple sclerosis by promoting symptom management, comprehensive reviews and effective relapse treatment.

Clinical guideline Published October 2014 Last updated July 2019

Generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder in adults: management (CG113)

This guideline covers the care and treatment of people aged 18 and over with generalised anxiety disorder (chronic anxiety) or panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia or panic attacks). It aims to help people achieve complete relief of symptoms (remission), which is associated with better functioning and a lower likelihood of relapse.

Clinical guideline Published January 2011 Last updated July 2019

Multiple sclerosis

Everything NICE has said on multiple sclerosis in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2014 Last updated July 2019

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 July 2019

Generalised anxiety disorder

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

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated July 2019

Panic disorder

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing panic disorder in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published March 2012 Last updated July 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

Block scoping reports

This information helps ministers to decide whether or not a technology should be formally referred to NICE for appraisal and whether it should be referred as an MTA or an STA.

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

NICE, British Thoracic Society (BTS) and Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN) to produce joint guideline on chronic asthma as part of broader 'asthma pathway'

NICE, BTS and SIGN have today (Wednesday 24 July) announced that future UK-wide guidance for the diagnosis and management of chronic asthma in adults, young people and children will be produced jointly by the three organisations.

News Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Ultrasound-guided high-intensity transcutaneous focused ultrasound for symptomatic uterine fibroids (IPG657)

Evidence-based recommendations on ultrasound-guided high-intensity transcutaneous focused ultrasound for symptomatic uterine fibroids in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2019

Transurethral laser ablation for recurrent non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (IPG656)

Evidence-based recommendations on transurethral laser ablation for recurrent non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer in adults

Interventional procedures guidance Published July 2019

Nusinersen for treating spinal muscular atrophy (TA588)

Evidence-based recommendations on nusinersen (Spinraza) for treating spinal muscular atrophy in children and adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2019

Learning disability: care and support of people growing older (QS187)

This quality standard covers identifying, assessing and regularly reviewing the care and support needs of people with a learning disability as they grow older. People with a learning disability have many of the same age-related health and social care needs as other people, but this quality standard focuses on the specific challenges associated with their learning disability. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2019

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women

Everything NICE has said about managing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2013 Last updated July 2019

Types of technology appraisal recommendation

Our technology appraisal recommendations are prepared by an independent advisory committee called the Technology Appraisal Committee (TAC). The...

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

What to expect during assessment and care planning

A quick guide for people using adult social care services.

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Learning disability: behaviour that challenges (QS101)

This quality standard covers care and support and services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or a learning disability and autism) and behaviour that challenges, and their families and carers. It describes high quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published October 2015 Last updated July 2019

Blinatumomab for treating acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in remission with minimal residual disease activity (TA589)

Evidence-based recommendations on blinatumomab (Blincyto) for treating Philadelphia-chromosome-negative CD19-positive B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2019

Hypertension in pregnancy

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing hypertension in pregnancy in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2013 Last updated July 2019

Blood and immune system conditions

Everything NICE has said on blood and immune system conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2014 Last updated July 2019

Heavy menstrual bleeding

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2012 Last updated July 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

Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities

Everything NICE has said on the care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities

NICE Pathway Published April 2018 Last updated July 2019

Bladder cancer

Everything NICE has said on bladder cancer in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2015 Last updated July 2019

Hypertension in pregnancy (QS35)

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure) and pre-eclampsia during pregnancy, labour and birth. It also covers advice for women with hypertension who may become pregnant and postnatal care for women who have had hypertension or pre-eclampsia. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published July 2013 Last updated July 2019

NICE announces details of health technology evaluation methods review

Following approval at its recent Board meeting NICE has confirmed the details of its review of the methods it uses to develop guidance on drugs, medical devices and diagnostics.

News Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Managing medicines

Up to 1 in 10 hospital admissions in older people are medicines related. As many as 50% of people don't take their medicines as intended. The risk of...

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Melanoma

Everything NICE has said assessing and managing melanoma in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published July 2015 Last updated July 2019

Using our quality standards to improve adult social care

NICE quality standards set out priority areas for quality improvement. Each standard includes a set of statements to help improve quality, and...

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

People's experience of care and support

The section of the NICEimpact report on social care that looks at people's experience of care and support

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Intermediate care including reablement

Admission to hospital and delayed discharge can affect people's mental and physical wellbeing and make them increasingly dependent on support services

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Commentary

Andy Tilden, interim CEO at Skills for Care May 2019 What this report reinforces is Skills for Care's view that a skilled and knowledgeable

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings (CG173)

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic neuropathy by reducing pain and promoting increased participation in all aspects of daily living. The guideline sets out how drug treatments for neuropathic pain differ from traditional pain management.

Clinical guideline Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Neuropathic pain

Everything NICE has said on pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2013 Last updated July 2019

Corporate publications

Links to our annual reports and business plan

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Our vision

Our vision and how we will drive and enable excellence across the health and social care system.

Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Consider shorter courses when prescribing antibiotics

People are being prescribed unnecessarily long courses of antibiotics which may increase their risk of developing antibiotic resistant infections, a study has suggested.

News Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Consider shorter courses when prescribing antibiotics

People are being prescribed unnecessarily long courses of antibiotics which may increase their risk of developing antibiotic resistant infections, a study has suggested.

News Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019

Innovative approach that gets patients back into their own homes after hospital stay honoured

Newly introduced programme allowed those in hospital to reduce their length of stay by an average of six days

News Published July 2019 Last updated July 2019