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Consultation – Urinary tract infection: diagnostic tools for primary care

UKHSA and NHSE have published these quick reference tools for primary care providers describe when to consider a urinary tract infection (UTI) in: women aged under 65 years adults aged over 65 years adults with a urinary catheter who have a suspected catheter-associated UTI (CAUTI) It explains the flowcharts and supplies further information about diagnosis in different groups and about urine sampling.…
Ben Kemp
May 14, 2024
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Consultation on the introduction of a UK carbon border adjustment mechanism

Following the consultation, “Addressing carbon leakage risk to support decarbonisation”, the government announced that it would introduce a CBAM from 1 January 2027 on imports of certain carbon intensive imported goods from the following sectors: aluminium; cement; ceramics; fertilisers; glass; hydrogen; and iron and steel. This consultation, being undertaken jointly by His Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and His Majesty’s…
Ben Kemp
May 14, 2024
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Comments requested on UK SMI B 05, UK SMI ID 12 and UK SMI ID 17

Relevant members' comments are requested on the following three UK SMI documents. UK SMI B 05: Investigation of nasal and paranasal samples You can comment here. UK SMI ID 12: Identification of Haemophilus species and HACEK organisms You can comment here. UK SMI ID 17: Identification of Pseudomonas species and other non-glucose fermenters You can comment here. Please send comments…
Ben Kemp
May 7, 2024
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CYP2C19 genotype testing to guide clopidogrel use after ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is producing guidance on using clopidogrel genotype testing after ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack in the NHS in England. The diagnostics advisory committee has considered the evidence and the views of clinical and patient experts. This document has been prepared for public consultation. It summarises the evidence and views that have…
Ben Kemp
April 10, 2024
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NICE Consultations and Guidelines: Technology Appraisal, Endemetriosis, Ovarian Cancer, Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal disease

NICE consultation on Methods and processes for including NICE technology appraisal recommendations in guidelines The consultation period for Methods and processes for including NICE technology appraisal recommendations in guidelines closes at 17:00 on Friday 05 April 2024. Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal disease  The final Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal disease: recognition, diagnosis and management guideline has now been published on the…
Ben Kemp
March 26, 2024
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NICE Consultations: ‘Vitamin B12 deficiency in over 16s’ and ‘Methods and processes for including NICE technology appraisal recommendations in guidelines’

NICE guideline on Vitamin B12 deficiency in over 16s: diagnosis and management This final guideline has now been published on the NICE website. You can also find the supporting evidence, tools and resources as well as all the stakeholder comments received during consultation and the responses to these comments. The final guideline includes recommendations for research. More detail can be…
Dawn
March 13, 2024
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Addition of quadruple test to Edwards’ syndrome screening pathway

The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) endorses the offer of antenatal screening for Edwards’ syndrome as part of the NHS fetal anomaly screening pathway. The UK NSC is consulting on a rapid review of modelled data conducted by NHS England. This data suggests that the quadruple screening test, which is offered to pregnant women who miss the first trimester combined screening test, should be…
Ben Kemp
February 21, 2024
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NICE: Kidney Cancer

Tell NICE about the 5 key areas for quality improvement which you consider as having the greatest potential to improve the quality of care in this area. You can add your comments here. Closing date for comments: Wednesday 21 February 2024 at 5pm. 
Ben Kemp
February 7, 2024
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NICE consultation on interim methods and process statement for including NICE technology appraisal recommendations in guideline topic areas

NICE is consulting on an interim methods and process statement regarding its approach to including NICE technology appraisal recommendations in guidelines. Please submit comments on the interim statement; it is a valuable opportunity to give your views on the proposed approach. The consultation page has all the information and documents you need to comment. If you do have comments, please…
Dawn
February 7, 2024