Tagged: NICE

Advice from NICE aims to improve commissioning of care for people with epilepsy

NICE has issued an updated guide to support the integrated commissioning of high-quality, evidence-based services for the diagnosis and management of epilepsies in adults, children and young people. The guide focuses on improving the diagnosis of epilepsy and ensuring that … Read more → – Advice from NICE aims to improve commissioning of care for people with epilepsy

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An integrated approach to asthma services is vital, says NICE in new quality standard

NICE has published a new quality standard on the diagnosis and treatment of asthma in adults, young people and children aged 12 months and older. Read the quality standard

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NICE consults on preliminary recommendations for a new treatment for enlarged spleen in adults with myelofibrosis

NICE has issued new draft guidance not recommending ruxolitinib (Jakavi, Novartis), for the treatment of disease-related splenomegaly (enlarged spleen) or symptoms in adults with primary myelofibrosis, or myelofibrosis secondary to polycythaemia vera or essential thrombocythaemia. Read the guidance

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New Evidence Updates from NICE

The following evidence updates have been published by NICE: Alcohol use disorders: harmful drinking and alcohol dependence – January 2013 Strategies to prevent unintentional injuries among children and young people aged under 15 – February 2013 Hyperglycaemia in acute coronary … Read more → – New Evidence Updates from NICE

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Smoking cessation: quality standard consultation

NICE is consulting on a draft quality standard for smoking cessation. The consultation period will end 10 April 2013. Read the documents

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