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NICE guideline on Lower UTI symptoms in men: management (CG97)

NICE have decided to update this guideline, the update will focus on surgical treatment for voiding symptoms. Information about the… Read more »

NICE Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a...

NICE has published the final diagnostics guidance on ‘Rapid tests for group A streptococcal infections in people with a sore… Read more »

NICE Indicators Advisory Committee meeting – Tuesday 3 December 2019

The public registration facility to observe this committee meeting is now open on the NICE website. If you would like to… Read more »

NICE guideline on Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management...

NOTE: NICE is bound by the current pre-election period of sensitivity and as such will be carrying out minimal promotion… Read more »

David S. Reeves, Senior Editor of JAC and founder member of BSAC

One of our Senior Editors, Professor David S. Reeves died peacefully last Friday, 18th October 2019. He was two months… Read more »

Seeking nominations for BSAC Council

Officers of the Society: President to serve: Vice President(President-elect) 2020-2021 President 2021-2024 Vice President (Past President) 2024-2026 Ordinary Members of Council… Read more »

NICE guideline on diabetic foot problems: prevention and management ...

The partial update on diabetic foot problems: prevention and management has now been published. This partial update covers diabetic foot… Read more »

NICE Draft guideline on joint replacement (primary): hip, knee and sho...

This draft guideline and its supporting evidence are now out for consultation. All information can be found by clicking this… Read more »

Advertisement for NICE Osteoarthritis update guideline: recruitment of...

NICE are recruiting three co-opted members to join the Osteoarthritis update guideline committee. All the information about the role including… Read more »

Invitation to join the NICE stakeholder insight group

NICE is setting up a stakeholder insight group (for the Centre of Health Technology Evaluation ‘CHTE’ only) and are seeking… Read more »

Respiratory tract infections (self-limiting): prescribing antibiotics

NICE has decided to withdraw the guideline on respiratory tract infections (self-limiting): prescribing antibiotics. Relevant content from recommendation 1.7 will… Read more »

NICE recruiting experts in clostridium difficile infection

NICE are looking for individuals with expertise in clostridium difficile infection to develop their antimicrobial prescribing guidelines. In particular NICE… Read more »