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NICE Guidelines

Surveillance report 2017 – Atrial
fifibrillation: management (2014) NICE guideline CG180
New indicators to be added to the NICE indicator menu for general practice - August 2017

New indicators to be added to the NICE indicator menu for
clinical commissioning groups
 -August 2017

Pulse rhythm assessment and annual review for people with AF - June 2017

Guide to the technology appraisal and highly specialised technologies appeal process- April 2017

ENDURALIFE-Powered CRT-D Devices for treating heart failure- March 2017

Zio Service for detecting cardiac arrhythmias- March 2017

Falls in older people QS86- March 2015

Bradycardia- dual chamber pacemakers- November 2014

Transient loss of consciousness
('blackouts') in over 16s- October 2014

Implantable cardioverter defifibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy for arrhythmias and heart failure- June 2014

Falls in older people: assessing risk and prevention CG161- June 2013

Insertion of a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defifibrillator for prevention of sudden cardiac death- April 2013

Atrial Fibrillation 

Guide to the technology appraisal and highly specialised technologies appeal process- April 2017

AliveCor Heart Monitor and AliveECG app (Kardia Mobile) for detecting atrial fifibrillation

NICE Atrial Fibrillation Quality Standard- July 2015

NICE Atrial Fribrillation: QS93- July 2015

NICE publish update on AF management: CG180- June 2014

Read response from our sister charity AF Association

 

NICE Guidelines- Anticoagulants

Edoxaban for preventing stroke and
systemic embolism in people with nonvalvularatrial fifibrillation- September 2015

Apixaban for preventing stroke and
systemic embolism in people with
nonvalvular atrial fifibrillation- February 2013

Rivaroxaban for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in people with atrial fifibrillation- May 2012

Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fifibrillation- March 2012


 

NICE quality standards

NICE quality standards are a concise set of prioritised statements designed to drive measurable quality improvements within a particular area of health or care. They are derived from high quality guidance such as that from NICE or other sources accredited by NICE.

 

Click here to learn more about NICE quality standards.
 

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Guidance

View guidance relating to cardiac arrhythmias
 

September 2014: Atrial fibrillation and heart valve disease: self-monitoring coagulation status using point-of-care coagulometers (the CoaguChek XS system and the INRatio2 PT/INR monitor) (DG14)


June 2014: Implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy for arrhythmias and heart failure (review of TA95 and TA120)

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News updates

NICE value the contribution that members of the public make to their guidance and quality standards. If you would like to consider becoming a representative, please view the current opportunities:

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Please visit the NICE website to view further news updates. Click here.

ESC Guidelines

2017 ESC/EACTS Guidelines for the
management of valvular heart disease

2016 ESC Guidelines for the management of atrial
fibrillation developed in collaboration with EACTS
2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death
2014 ESC Guidelines on diagnosis and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
2013 ESCGuidelines on cardiac pacing and cardiac resynchronization therapy
2010 Focused Update of ESC Guidelines on device therapy in heart failure
Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope (version 2009)
ACC/AHA/ESC Guidelines for the Management of Patients
With Supraventricular Arrhythmias

ACC Guidelines

Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope 2017
Guideline for the Management of Adult Patients with SVT 2015
Guideline for the Management of Patients with AF 2014
Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk 2013
Guidelines for Management of Patients With Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death 2006
Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Supraventricular Arrhythmias 2003

The Government’s mandate to NHS England for 2017-18
 

March 2017

The NHS has a unique place at the heart of our society and is – by some distance – the institution that makes us most proud to be British.
It is because of this that the 2017-18 mandate to NHS England goes further than ever before to ensure that we not only deliver the best care and support to today’s NHS patients, but also deliver the reform and renewal needed to sustain the NHS for the future.
Read more

 

New specialised commissioning consultation launched

October 2016

NHS England has today launched a consultation on four related policies that describe how NHS England will make decisions on funding for treatments that are not currently routinely commissioned. The four policies are: in-year service developments, individual funding requests, funding experimental and unproven treatments, and continuing funding after clinical trials.

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A separate consultation  - https://www.nice.org.uk/about/what-we-do/our-programmes/nice-guidance/nice-technology-appraisal-guidance/consultation-on-changes-to-technology-appraisals-and-highly-specialised-technologies  has also been launched today by NICE and NHS England jointly on changes to the arrangements for evaluating and funding drugs and other health technologies appraised through NICE’s Technology Appraisal (TA) and Highly Specialised Technologies (HST) programmes.


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