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Smoking cessation in secondary care: Acute, maternity and mental health services (PH 48)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Smoking Cessation Stopping smoking at any time has considerable health benefits and for people using secondary care services, there are additional advantages including shorter hospital stays and ...

Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating chronic diabetic macular oedema after an inadequate response to prior therapy (rapid review of technology appraisal guidance 271)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Diabetes Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implants are recommended as a possible treatment for people with chronic diabetic macular oedema who have an artificial lens in their eye if: the imp ...

Disclosure Control Policy for Tables

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Confidentiality protection, Tabular outputs, Public release In order to bring about a consistent and coherent approach to confidentiality protection for common families of outputs, standards for the disclosure control ...

Hepatitis B and C: ways to promote and offer testing to people at increased risk of infection (PH 43)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Hepatitis testing, Treatment services This guidance aims to ensure more people at increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection are tested. The guidance is for commissioners and providers of pub ...

Fertility: Assessment and treatment for people with fertility problems (CG 156)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Fertility treatment This clinical guideline updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 11 ‘Fertility’ (published February 2004). It offers evidence-based advice on the care and treatment of pe ...

Psychosis and schizophrenia: Recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people (CG155)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Children's mental health This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people under 18. Mental ...

An Outcomes Strategy for COPD and Asthma: NHS Companion Document

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Social and Emotional Wellbeing- Early Years (PH 40)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Vulnerable children This guidance aims to define how the social and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable children aged under 5 years can be supported through home visiting, childcare and early educ ...

Smokeless Tobacco Cessation- South Asian Communities (PH 39)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Smoking cessation This guidance aims to help people of South Asian origin who are living in England to stop using traditional South Asian varieties of smokeless tobacco. The phrase 'of Sout ...

Identifying and Managing Tuberculosis Among Hard-to-reach Groups (PH 37)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Tuberculosis (TB), TB services This guidance aims to improve the way tuberculosis (TB) among hard-to-reach groups is identified and managed. It is for commissioners and providers of TB services ...

Prevention and Control of Healthcare-associated Infections (PH 36)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) To reduce the risk of harm from healthcare-associated infections for patients, staff and visitors NICE, in partnership with the Health Protection Agency (HPA), has produced this quality improvem ...

National Clinical Guidelines and Recommendations for the Care of People with Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack

Irish Heart Foundation Stroke patients, Cause of death, Physical disability, Heart Stroke is the third most common cause of death and the most common cause of acquired major physical disability in Ireland. There is considerable evidence supporting the ben ...

Co-operating to Safeguard Children

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Child protection In 1980 the United Nations General Council adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Two years later it was ratified by the United Kingdom ...

Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children (2004)

Department of Health and Children Child abuse Since the publication of the 1987 Child Abuse Guidelines by the Department of Health, the profile of child abuse as a social problem has risen considerably in Ireland. During this period, significant reforms h ...

Behaviour change at population, community and individual levels: NICE Public Health Guidance 6

Public health guidance, PH6- Issued: October 2007 This guidance is aimed at those responsible for helping people to change their behaviour to improve their health. This includes policy makers and those working in local authorities and the community and vo ...

Guidelines for Australian Health Libraries

Health Libraries Australia, Australian Library & Information Association Library, Information services It is eight years since the release of the third edition of the ALIA Guidelines for Australian Health Libraries1. In that time two of the more signi ...

Osteoarthritis: National clinical guideline for care and management in adults

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) The care and management of osteoarthritis in adults The advice in the NICE guideline covers the treatment, advice and support that people who have osteoarthritis should be offered by their healt ...

The Northern Ireland Regional Infection Prevention and Control Manual

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Infection Control Guidelines The Regional Infection Prevention and Control Manual was commissioned by the Department of Health Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland, as recommended in “C ...

Guidance for Registered Providers: Arrangements for the emailing and Authorisation of Draft Inspection Reports and Quality Improvements Plans

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Communication, email As part of RQIA's recent improvements regarding the inspection of services, RQIA has reviewed the process of issuing draft inspection reports and receiving completed quality ...

Guidance on Standard Operating Procedures for the Safer management of controlled Drugs in Registered Facilities

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) CARE WORKER, DRUG POLICY, DRUGS, NURSING HOME, RESIDENTIAL CARE This guidance sets out strengthened governance arrangements required in care homes for the management and use of controlled drugs as a ...