Infection and infectious diseases, Publications

Summary of NICE guidance for Prostatitis

16 November 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, the MHRA has issued restrictions and precautions on the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics because of rare reports…

Summary of NICE guidance for Sinusitis (acute) – antimicrobial prescribing

16 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Antimicrobial stewardship

14 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Antimicrobial stewardship – changing risk-related behaviours in the general population

14 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Chronic Hepatitis B

8 November 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has changed a footnote to update the information on UK marketing authorisations for entecavir. Please go…

Summary of NICE guidance for Dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

8 November 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has made changes to recommendations on eradicating H pylori and updated footnotes in this guideline to reflect…

Summary of NICE guidance for Pressure ulcers – prevention and management

8 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE Guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Antibiotics for early-onset neonatal infection

8 November 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE indicated it is updating some recommendations in this guideline. (The updated recommendations were not published as…

Summary of NICE guidance for Lyme disease

20 October 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has updated their guidance to correct the information in Table 2 (October 2018) therefore this edition…

Summary of NICE guidance for Pneumonia (antimicrobial prescribing)

20 October 2020During the COVID-19 pandemic please go see NICE rapid guidelines on managing pneumonia in the community and pneumonia in hospital. Otherwise, visit NICE to check…