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NICE guideline

NICE eating disorders guideline


Key points for primary care from NICE’s guideline on the management of eating disorders

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NICE guideline

NICE antenatal and postnatal mental health guideline


A concise NICE guideline summary on the management of women with mental health problems during pregancy planning, pregnancy, and the postnatal period.


SIGN guideline

SIGN delirium guideline


This guideline summary provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the detection, assessment, treatment, and follow up of adults with delirium, as well as reducing the risk of delirium. The guideline excludes delirium secondary solely to alcohol and illicit substance use. It also excludes delirium in children.

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NICE guideline

NICE ADHD guideline


The updated summary covers key points on identification and treatment of ADHD, management, supporting families and carers, and appropriate medication.

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NICE guideline

NICE anxiety guideline


A summary of NICE's three-step approach to the management of generalized anxiety disorder in adults, and principles of care for people with panic disorder.


Feature article

Depression in Parkinson’s disease: how nurses can help

2019-07-30T10:53:00+01:00By Emma Edwards

Emma Edwards highlights the effect depression can have on patients with Parkinson’s disease and the need for support from Parkinson’s disease nurse specialists

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NICE guideline

NICE delirium guideline


This summary covers risk factor assessment, diagnosis, indicators of delirium, interventions to prevent delirium, and treatment. 


NICE guideline

NICE guideline: learning disabilities and challenging behaviour


Children with learning disabilities can exhibit challenging behaviour; learn how best to intervene and prevent it

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Feature article

Challenging mental health stigma in young people

2017-07-24T16:21:00+01:00By Zoe Butler

Zoe Butler, winner of the Guidelines for Nurses-sponsored Andrew Parker Student Nurse Award at the RCNi Awards 2017, explains how her Hot potato project is raising awareness of mental wellbeing in young people and destigmatising mental illness

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Feature article

The power of listening: stress, distress, and depression

2017-05-30T08:26:00+01:00By Sheila Hardy

Sheila Hardy explains the causes of stress, distress, and depression; how to recognise these conditions; and the role played by practice nurses in prevention and treatment.

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