University of Manchester evaluation of the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle that demonstartes clinical improvements such as better monitoring of a baby’s growth and movement in pregnancy, as well as better monitoring in labour, led to maternity staff helping to
Framework that sets out the essential skills and knowledge necessary for staff with a role as a first point of contact for adults presenting with undiagnosed musculoskeletal conditions. It is relevant to different types of service provision and settings, and
Eight health and social care regulators and other bodies have signed the new agreement to help them share concerns with each other more effectively. The Emerging Concerns Protocol seeks to provide a clearly defined mechanism to share information and intelligence
Evidence-based recommendations on transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for low back pain in adults. This involves removing a damaged disc through a small cut at the base of the spine, and replacing it with an artificial implant. This guidance replaces NICE interventional
Evidence-based recommendations on superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears in adults. This involves using a graft to stabilise the shoulder joint, reduce pain and improve shoulder function.
The report examines the government’s response to the Shaw Review. It assess’ what impact this has had in practice. The report looks in detail at healthcare, caseworking, safer detention, oversight and staff culture, and alternatives to detention. The report also includes a
Report of an independent review by Stephen Shaw that was commissioned on behalf of the Home Secretary to examine Home Office policies and operating procedures that affect the welfare of immigration detainees. It also includes a list of recommendations to
This report provides information related to organ donation and transplantation within the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities in the UK. It is published as a supplementary report of the Organ Donation and Transplantation Activity Report 2017/18. This report defines BAME as
Position statement from the Royal College of General Pratitioner’s Secure Environments Group that sets out how ‘equivalence of care’ between secure and non-secure settings should be defined – something that has previously been unclear.
This report sets out baseline activity data from January to March 2017 for Stratified Follow Up and Recovery Package interventions. This is the first time national data of this type has been reported.
Genomics has the potential to transform medical care across the world and in the NHS as well as dramatically improve patient outcomes in the UK and globally. The UK is considered to be a world leader in the development of Genomics. The
Evidence-based recommendations on cenegermin (Oxervate) for treating neurotrophic keratitis in adults.
Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for untreated PD-L1-positive metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer in adults. This guidance replaces NICE technology appraisal guidance 447.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing early and locally advanced breast cancer. It aims to help healthcare professionals offer the right treatments to people, taking into account the person’s individual preferences. NICE has also produced guidelines on advanced breast cancer, familial breast
Report that considers the potential impact of the following technologies to improve health care.: Genomics and precision medicine can target treatment interventions at specific sub-groups of patients, potentially making them more effective and opening up new therapeutic possibilities. Remote care can
This document explains how certain requirements in The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 and The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 should be interpreted. The regulations provide safeguards for individuals exposed to ionising radiation from medical equipment for imaging, treatment or research
This document outlines the Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) key performance indicators and other standards which commissioners must apply in relation to the service.
Nuffield Trust Report comparing the NHS to health systems in 18 similar developed countries, including France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the USA. It looks at three aspects of what we might mean by a good health care system: the speed
In this scenario – using a fictional patient, Rob – a sepsis care pathway is examined, comparing a sub-optimal but typical scenario against an ideal pathway. At each stage we have modelled the costs of care, not only financial to the local health
Evaluates the quality of care provided to women aged 70 years or older by breast cancer services in England and Wales. The aim of the audit is to evaluate the care delivered to women from the point of initial diagnosis to