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NICE Flu vaccination: increasing uptake (QS190)

The NICE flu vaccination: increasing uptake quality standard has been published on the NICE website. All consultation comments were considered by the… Read more »

BSAC Consultation: Updated MRSA Treatment Guidelines

Treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): updated guidelines from the UK This document has been prepared by a Guideline Development… Read more »


NICE has announced the Surveillance Reports listed below have been published and include the decision taken following guideline reviews. All… Read more »

NICE committee recruitment: Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal s...

NICE are recruiting committee members for this guideline. Committee members We are looking for healthcare professionals with demonstrable relevant experience… Read more »

NICE guideline on Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia...

NICE has issued this guideline for consultation. The draft scope and the instructions to make comments can be found here…. Read more »

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019: it’s black and white

It has been three years since Lord O’Neill’s Review on Antimicrobial Resistance was published. Meanwhile, global antibiotic consumption continues to… Read more »

NICE guideline on Lower UTI symptoms in men: management (CG97)

NICE have decided to update this guideline, the update will focus on surgical treatment for voiding symptoms. Information about the… Read more »

NICE Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a...

NICE has published the final diagnostics guidance on ‘Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a sore… Read more »

NICE Indicators Advisory Committee meeting – Tuesday 3 December 2019

The public registration facility to observe this committee meeting is now open on the NICE website. If you would like to… Read more »

NICE guideline on Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management...

NOTE: NICE is bound by the current pre-election period of sensitivity and as such will be carrying out minimal promotion… Read more »

David S. Reeves, Senior Editor of JAC and founder member of BSAC

One of our Senior Editors, Professor David S. Reeves died peacefully last Friday, 18th October 2019. He was two months… Read more »

NICE guideline on diabetic foot problems: prevention and management ...

The partial update on diabetic foot problems: prevention and management has now been published. This partial update covers diabetic foot… Read more »