NICE guidance relevant to pain medicine

NICE guidance relevant to pain medicine


Publication date

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Endometriosis: diagnosis and management

September 2017

(Updated April 2024)
Transition from children’s to adults’ services 

December 2016

(Updated December 2023)
Spinal metastases and metastatic spinal cord compression September 2023
Radiofrequency denervation for osteoarthritic knee pain June 2023
Osteoarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management October 2022
COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19

December 2020

(Updated November 2021)
Myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy)/chronic fatigue syndrome: diagnosis and management October 2021

Chronic pain (primary and secondary) in over 16s: assessment of all chronic pain and management of chronic primary pain

April 2021

Cannabis-based medicinal products

November 2019

(Updated March 2021)
Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management

November 2016

(Updated December 2020)
Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management

July 2018

(Updated October 2020)

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

November 2013

(Updated September 2020)

Perioperative Care in Adults

August 2020

Workplace health: long-term sickness absence and capability to work

November 2019

End of life care for adults: service delivery

October 2019

Post-traumatic stress disorder

December 2018

Decision-making and mental capacity

October 2018

Preventing suicide in community and custodial settings

September 2018

Community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing

August 2018

Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery

March 2018

Physical activity and the environment

March 2018

People's experience in adult social care services: improving the experience of care and support for people using adult social care services

February 2018

Spondyloarthritis in over 16s: diagnosis and management

February 2017

(Updated June 2017)

Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community

March 2017

Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions

February 2017

Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain of neuropathic or ischaemic origin October 2008