Summary of NICE guidance for Multimorbidity – clinical assessment and management

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (at at November 2020). Please go to NICE for any updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin from the North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance.  NICE Bites No 90, September 2016 includes one topic: Multimorbidity – clinical assessment and management (NICE NG56). Sections covered include: how to plan care that takes account of multimorbidity, assessment of frailty, establishing disease and treatment burden, establishing patient goals, values and priorities.