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DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain

DoH Guidance on the Transfer of Patients Detained under Mental Health Legislation between Hospitals in Northern Ireland and Great Britain Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, Mental health and learning disabilities DoH Guidance on ...

Equality and Human Rights Consultation- NICE TA- Trastuzumab Emtansine for Treating HER2 Positive Advanced Breast Cancer after Trastuzumab and a Taxane (Review of TA371)

NICE guidance is designed and developed for the NHS in England and is therefore not automatically applicable to Northern Ireland. On 1 July 2006 the Department established links with NICE whereby all technology appraisals and clinical guidelines published ...

Excess winter deaths and morbidity and the health risks associated with cold homes

10.14655/105129-107388 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Death, Mortality, Winter, Climate, Housing, Cold home, Temperature The guideline is for commissioners, managers and health, social care and voluntary sector practitioners who ...

Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) This guidance updates and replaces NICE public health guideline 18 (published February 2009). This guidance makes recommendations on needle and syringe programmes, including those provided by ph ...

Start active, stay active: a report on physical activity from the four home countries' Chief Medical Officers

Chief Medical Officer (UK) A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity required A UK-wide document that presents guidelines on the volume, duration, frequency and type of physical activity r ...

Planning Practice Guidance

10.14655/11971-749000 Public Health England (PHE) Built environment, Community, Infrastructure, Development The Department for Communities and Local Government has published National Planning Practice Guidance which recognises the importance of local infr ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Psychosis with coexisting substance misuse: assessment and management in adults and young people.

This guideline offers best practice advice on the assessment and management of people with psychosis and coexisting substance misuse. Psychosis is a condition that affects a personâ?Ts mental state, including their thoughts, mood and behaviour. The sympto ...