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Resources for specific groups of patients

NICE offers guidance which may be helpful when deciding on the most appropriate course of treatment for specific groups of patients. Guidance may also provide advice on the commissioning of care for some groups of patients with specific needs.

Below are examples of guidance which are relevant to some groups of patients:

Patients whose health may benefit from a change in behaviour

Patients who misuse alcohol

Patients who smoke

Patients who misuse drugs

Identifying patients at risk

Care of the dying

Care of older people

Children and young people

Mental health guidance

Antenatal and postnatal care

For patients whose health may benefit from a change in behaviour:

Patients who misuse alcohol:

Patients who smoke:

Patients who misuse drugs:

Identifying patients at risk:

Care of the dying:

  • Supportive and palliative care (CSGSP)
    March 2004
    This guidance was written to support cancer patients, but you may find it contains useful advice to support patients with other terminal conditions.

Care of older people:

Guidance particularly relevant for children and young people:

Mental health guidance:

Antenatal and postnatal care:

This page was last updated: 22 November 2013

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