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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for chronic primary pain have little or no evidence that they work and shouldn’t be prescribed, NICE says in new draft guidance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A handheld device that delivers a small electric current has been recommended in draft guidance by NICE.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).

‘Not enough evidence’ to recommend cannabis says NICE

NICE has decided not to recommend the use of cannabis-based medicines in severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

Incidence of Lyme disease may be higher than estimated

e number of people suffering with the tick-borne infection may be about three times higher than the official estimate.

Integrate pharmacists into diabetes care, says RPS

Pharmacists in all settings should be integrated into services aimed at preventing and managing type 2 diabetes.

NICE goes green on asthma inhalers

Metered dose inhalers, containing hydrofluorocarbons, have estimated carbon footprints of 500g CO2eq per dose, compared to 20g in dry powder inhalers

Industry & govt near agreement on PPRS successor

The NHS across the UK is expected to save around £930m on its medicine bill under a new scheme



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