The latest news on guidance, commissioning, and primary care

Quality standard on AF updated by NICE


NICE has updated Quality Standard 93 on Atrial fibrillation.

Immunisation training standards published by PHE


Public Health England has published training standards for all healthcare professionals involved in the administration of immunisations.

NICE publishes guideline on pancreatic cancer


NICE has published NICE Guideline 85 on Pancreatic cancer in adults: diagnosis and management.

NICE publishes guidance on antimicrobial prescribing for sore throat


NICE has published NICE Guideline 84 on antimicrobial prescribing for acute sore throat.

Guideline on age-related macular degeneration published by NICE


NICE has published a guideline on age-related macular degeneration.

BAP guidance on autism spectrum disorder published


The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) has published guidelines on the assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.

BAD publishes guidance on generalised pruritus


The British Association of Dermatologists has published guidance for the investigation and management of generalised pruritus in adults without an underlying dermatosis.

FSRH launches UK audit of emergency contraception


The Faculty for Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare has launched a national audit of emergency contraception.

NHS England approves funding for more clinical pharmacists in GP surgeries


NHS England has approved more funding to increase the number of surgery-based clinical pharmacist posts in general practice.