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NICE guideline on COPD in over 16s (triple therapy addendum)

This final guideline has published on the NICE website, including all supporting evidence and stakeholder comments received during the consultation… Read more »

Diagnostics Advisory Committee: Rapid Tests for Group A Streptococcal ...

Diagnostics Advisory Committee, Tuesday 20 August 2019 The public registration facility to observe this committee meeting is now open on the… Read more »

NICE guideline on CG97 Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: management

NICE would like to hear your views on a proposal not to update this guideline. To comment, please visit the… Read more »

NICE Guideline scoping workshop: Bacterial Meningitis and meningococca...

Guideline scoping workshop on Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia: recognition, diagnosis and management Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019, 10am to… Read more »

Johan Mouton, Editor, Author

One of our editors, Professor Johan W Mouton died last Tuesday, 9th July in the evening after a long illness…. Read more »

NICE has published its quality standard on Lyme disease (QS 2019 / QS1...

Information published can be found using this link: NICE Lyme disease (QS 2019) All consultation comments were considered by the… Read more »

Recruiting a topic expert member for the NICE committee to develop ant...

NICE are looking to recruit a Gastroenterologist as a topic expert member for the committee to develop antimicrobial prescribing guidelines…. Read more »

Meningitis (bacterial) and meningococcal septicaemia: recognition, dia...

The National Guideline Alliance (NGA), on behalf of NICE, is seeking to recruit a Topic Adviser for our Meningitis (bacterial)… Read more »

Consultation on the updated NICE indicator process guide

Have your say on our proposed amendments to the processes we use to develop NICE indicators The NICE indicator process… Read more »

Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing (NICE draft guideline)

This NICE draft guideline and its supporting evidence are now out for consultation. Please note: the BSAC is inviting its members… Read more »

Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (NICE guideline NG19...

NICE has decided not to update this guideline. Information about the decision has been published on the NICE website. If… Read more »


The BSAC  Drug Stability Testing Programme is part of the BSAC UK OPAT initiative. This programme is a key component… Read more »