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  1. Headaches in over 12s: diagnosis and management (CG150)

    This guideline covers advice on the diagnosis and management of tension-type headache, migraine (including migraine with aura and menstrual-related migraine), cluster headache and medication overuse headache in young people (aged 12 years and older) and adults. It aims to improve the recognition and management of headaches, with more targeted treatment to improve the quality of life for people with headaches, and to reduce unnecessary investigations.

  2. Headaches in over 12s (QS42)

    This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing common types of headache in adults and young people (aged 12 and over). It includes tension-type headache, migraine, cluster headache and medication overuse headache. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. gammaCore for cluster headache (MTG46)

    Evidence-based recommendations on gammaCore for cluster headache.

  4. Oxfordshire Headache Pathway for the Efficient Diagnostic and Management Support of Headache Disorders.

    Trust developed a headache pathway that would address the following NICE guidance: NICE quality standards (QS42) : Headache...

  5. Botulinum toxin type A for the prevention of headaches in adults with chronic migraine (TA260)

    Evidence-based recommendations on botulinum toxin type A (Botox) for preventing headaches in adults with chronic migraine.

  6. Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral (QS198)

    This quality standard covers assessing and referring children (under 16) and adults (16 and over) who have symptoms or signs associated with neurological conditions. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  7. Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral (NG127)

    This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation.

  8. Subarachnoid haemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm: diagnosis and management (NG228)

    This guideline covers diagnosing and treating an aneurysmal (caused by a ruptured aneurysm) subarachnoid haemorrhage and its complications. It provides recommendations to improve diagnosis and ensure that the most effective treatments are offered. It includes guidance on follow-up care and information for people (aged 16 and over) who have had an aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage, their families and carers.

  9. Implantation of a sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation device for chronic cluster headache (IPG527)

    Evidence-based recommendations on implantation of a sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation device for chronic cluster headache. This involves implanting a device into the cheek to stimulate a group of nerves called the sphenopalatine ganglion.

  10. Transcutaneous stimulation of the cervical branch of the vagus nerve for cluster headache and migraine (IPG552)

    Evidence-based recommendations on transcutaneous stimulation of the cervical branch of the vagus nerve to treat cluster headache and migraine in adults. This involves using a small handheld device to stimulate a nerve in the neck.

  11. Deep brain stimulation for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache) (IPG382)

    Evidence-based recommendations on deep brain stimulation for refractory chronic pain syndromes (excluding headache). This involves stimulating a precise area of the brain using an electrode to treat the chronic pain.

  12. Psychological interventions to manage chronic headache disorders:- Does a psychological intervention such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) improve headache outcomes and quality of life for people with chronic headache disorders?

    to manage chronic headache disorders:- Does a psychological intervention such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) improve...

  13. Topiramate to prevent recurrent cluster headache:- Is topiramate a clinically and cost effective prophylactic treatment for recurrent cluster headache?

    prevent recurrent cluster headache:- Is topiramate a clinically and cost effective prophylactic treatment for recurrent cluster...

  14. Headaches

    All NICE products on headaches. Includes any guidance, advice and quality standards.