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NICE recommends mental health support for people with acne

Mental health support is key in managing acne vulgaris, says clinical watchdog.

E-cigs get the nod in new NICE guideline

New draft guideline is out for consultation until 6 August and consolidates eight previous guidelines on smoking cessation.

NICE approves secukinumab for chronic pain condition

NICE has recommended the use of secukinumab as an option for treating a chronic back pain condition affecting young adults.

MS charities 'disappointed' by NICE decision on new drug

Multiple sclerosis charities have expressed their disappointment at NICE’s decision not to recommend ozanimod for patients in England and Wales. 

NICE to speed up access to new treatments

NICE is promising to speed up patients' access to the latest and most effective treatments as part of its new five-year strategy.

New NICE guidance on chronic pain

People with chronic primary pain should be offered a range of treatments to help them manage their condition, says NICE in a new guideline.

NICE approves PLASMA system for enlarged prostate

PLASMA offers lower risk of serious complications, and shorter hospital stay and cost savings to NHS.

NICE calls on commissioners to promote pharmacy services

Local health commissioners should consider promoting community pharmacies as a first port of call for health and wellbeing, NICE has said. 

NICE: Many chronic pain meds do more harm than good

Several commonly used treatments for chronic primary pain have little or no evidence that they work and shouldn’t be prescribed, NICE says in new draft guidance.

NICE recommends steam treatment for enlarged prostate

Rezum recommended as a treatment option for moderate to severe lower urinary tract symptoms.

‘Lack of evidence’ for ibuprofen Covid-19 harm

The Commission on Human Medicines has said patients can take paracetamol or ibuprofen when self-medicating for symptoms of Covid-19.

NICE approves first anti-CRGP preparation for migraine

Fremanezumab now available on the NHS in England and Wales for up to 10,000 people.

Digital interventions can play a role says NICE

Digital tools should be offered in addition to existing health services, not as a replacement, says NICE

NICE calls for greater use of community pharmacies

NICE is calling for the NHS to make greater use of community pharmacies to promote health and wellbeing in local areas.

NICE fast-tracks epilepsy recommendation

Doctors can prescribe Epidyolex with clobazam, a seizure-preventing cannabis-based treatment.

Development of UK alcohol clinical guidelines underway

PHE is collaborating with the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland governments to produce the first UK-wide clinical guidelines for alcohol misuse.

European authorities approve cannabis-based medicine for epilepsy

European authorities have for the first time approved a cannabis-based medicine for use in severe childhood epilepsy.

NICE approves cluster headaches device

A handheld device that delivers a small electric current has been recommended in draft guidance by NICE.

New NICE guidelines on hypertension treatment

The new recommendations reduce the CVD risk threshold at which treatment for hypertension should be considered.

NICE chief executive to stand down

Sir Andrew Dillon has announced his intention to stand down as chief executive at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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