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 NICE News | October 2017

NICE News | October 2017
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Click here to view our full list of guidance, quality standards and support products published in October 2017
Featured news

NICE produces final guidance on how to respond to child abuse and neglect

The latest guideline from NICE, gives advice on what to do when faced with child neglect or abuse. More...

People with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges should be better cared for in the community, says NICE

The draft guideline recognises specialist support in the community is often lacking for people with behaviour that challenges. More...

News

NICE approves gene therapy for rare 'bubble baby syndrome'

Strimvelis, a treatment for an ultra-rare inherited immune deficiency condition that has been dubbed 'bubble baby syndrome' has been approved by NICE in draft guidance. More...

New treatment option for people with gastrointestinal cancer

More people will be able to receive regorafenib now that NICE has said it should move out of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) and into routine NHS funding. More...

Hundreds of patients to have access to head and neck cancer drug after new deal, says NICE

The immunotherapy drug, nivolumab, aka Opdivo will be available for use within the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) for some patients. More...

Antibiotic resistance is now "common" in urinary tract infections

The number of urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by drug resistant bacteria is increasing, new data shows. More...

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Blogs

Nutritious cookery lessons served up by Health Champions

Denise Kennedy, registered dietitian and director, Health Champions training tells us about how cookery lessons can help to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. More...

Mind the gap: better evidence, fresher air

Nick Crabb, programme director of scientific affairs at NICE tells us why NICE wants to encourage research into the impact of air pollution. More...

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Comment on our consultations

Thopaz+ portable digital system for managing chest drains

Submit your comments by 5:00pm on 13 November 2017

Thyroid disease: assessment and management

Submit your comments by 5:00pm on 13 November 2017

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism (Update)

Submit your comments by 5:00pm on 15 November 2017

Postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth (update)

Submit your comments by 5:00pm on 15 November 2017

Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery

Submit your comments by 5:00pm on 20 November 2017
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Get involved

 

NICE Guidance Implementation survey 

We want to know why and how you use our products and your experience of using them – and we would like to know what would make this easier for you. Take the survey...

Join the thyroid disease guideline committee

Do you have an understanding of thyroid disease either through personal experience or as carer of someone who used relevant services or as part of a support group.

The closing date for applications is 13 November 2017


Join the venous thromboembolic diseases guideline update committee

Do you have an understanding of either deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism and the issues important to patients and their unpaid carers.

The closing date for applications is 13 November 2017


Join the postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth guideline committee

Do you have an understanding of postnatal care up to 8 weeks after birth and the issues important to women and their families.

The closing date for applications is 15 November 2017


Shared learning awards: applications are now open

We want you to submit examples of how you've used our guidance and quality standards in practice. Submit your shared learning example...

NICE fellows and scholars programme

NICE is on the lookout for inspirational health and social care experts to act as ambassadors for high quality, evidence-based care. Register your interest...

Conferences & Exhibitions

Manchester 2018 G-I-N

NICE and SIGN (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network) are proud to be hosting the Guidelines International Network 2018 annual conference in Manchester next year. The conference theme is "Why we do what we do: the purpose and impact of guidelines".

G-I-N 2018 is an exciting opportunity for all those who work with guidelines in health and social care to come together; from development and methodology through to implementation and evaluation.

We hope to see you there. For more information please visit www.ginconference.net

Attend one of our meetings in public 

 

  10 November 2017


Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee
NICE, 10 Spring Gardens, London, SW1A 4BU
Registration closes Friday 27 October.

  15 November 2017


Public Health Advisory Committee C
NICE, 10 Spring Gardens, London, SW1A 4BU
Registration closes Wednesday 1 November.

  16 November 2017


Guidelines Update Standing Committee A
NICE, Level 1A City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT
Registration closes 2 November.

  17 November 2017

Medical Technologies Advisory Committee
NICE, Level 1A City Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT
Registration closes 3 November.

Into Practice

Quality improvement resource tool for adult social care

This new tool is aimed primarily at social care commissioners and it brings together NICE quality standards and guidelines in an easy to use format, mapped against Care Quality Commission key lines of enquiry. 

It may also be useful to provider organisations and people who fund their own care.
Find out more...
 

Weight management: updated guidance for commissioners and providers 

Updated guides support tool for commissioners and providers of tier 2 weight management services for children, young people and tand adults. Find out more...

Other resources

UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research

by Health Research Authority
What does good health and social care research look like? Take a look at the principles of good practice in the management and conduct of health and social care research in the UK and watch their video.

Coming up...

World Antibiotic Awareness Week begins 13 November

For further information, join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat.

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