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NICE Update for Primary Care | July 2017

NICE Update for Primary Care | July 2017
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New draft prescribing advice for treating sore throats

Acute sore throat is self-limiting and usually triggered by a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. Most people will get better within this time without treatment, regardless of cause (bacteria or virus). More...

New improved BNF and BNFC app launched 

Aimed at prescribers, pharmacists and other health and social care professionals, the BNF and BNFC provide details of the medicines licensed in the UK and how they should be prescribed. More...


'No idling' zones can help to protect vulnerable people from air pollution, says NICE

Bylaws could be introduced as a way to enforce 'no vehicle idling' in areas where vulnerable people collect (for example schools, GP surgeries, hospitals and care homes). More...

New draft recommendations for the care of acute medical emergencies

This draft guideline includes recommendations for the organisation and delivery of emergency and acute medical care. It includes general and secondary practice. More...

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NICE needs you!
Managing conflicts of interest – making good decisions

We are seeking views on a new conflicts of interest policy to ensure our committees' decisions are fair and unbiased. You have until 5pm 18 September to comment. More...
We are looking for topic experts for the following:


Eating disorders quality standards advisory committee
Closing date: 5pm, Tuesday 8 August 2017.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries
NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) topics are aimed at healthcare professionals working in primary and first contact care in the UK.

The 350 topics cover 1000 clinical presentations or patient scenarios and are free to access. 
The clinical content is monitored and reviewed, and new topics introduced each year. The topic content supports the implementation of national policies and guidance and addresses the information needs of primary healthcare professionals.

The next release of CKS, available from August 2017, will include the following topic updates:

July guidance

View a full list of guidance, quality standards and support products published this month


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