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    Recommendations and guidance on hepatitis C virus self-testing

    Despite recent advances in highly effective and affordable hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment, many people with HCV infection do not know their status. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 58 million people had chronic HCV infection globally in 2019, and only 21% of them were diagnosed. Lack...

    Guidelines for the management of symptomatic sexually transmitted infections

    Worldwide, people acquire more than 1 million curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) every day. Based on prevalence data from 2009 to 2016, in 2019, WHO published estimates of new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomoniasis, showing total estimated incident cases of 376.4 million ...

    Headaches in over 12s: diagnosis and management

    This guideline covers advice on the diagnosis and management of tension-type headache, migraine (including migraine with aura and menstrual-related migraine), cluster headache and medication overuse headache in young people (aged 12 years and older) and adults. It aims to improve the recognition and mana...

    Epilepsies: diagnosis and management

    The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care. It offers best practice advice on managing epilepsy to improve health outcomes so that people with epilepsy can fully participate in daily life. MHRA advice o...

    Atrial fibrillation: diagnosis and management

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing atrial fibrillation in adults. It includes guidance on providing the best care and treatment for people with atrial fibrillation, including assessing and managing risks of stroke and bleeding. The recommendations in this guideline were developed before the C...

    Postnatal care

    This guideline covers the routine postnatal care that women and their babies should receive in the first 8 weeks after the birth. It includes the organisation and delivery of postnatal care, identifying and managing common and serious health problems in women and their babies, how to help parents form st...

    Neonatal infection: antibiotics for prevention and treatment

    This guideline covers preventing bacterial infection in healthy babies of up to and including 28 days corrected gestational age, treating pregnant women whose unborn baby is at risk of infection, and caring for babies of up to and including 28 days corrected gestational age with a suspected or confirmed ...

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

    This guideline covers assessing all chronic pain (chronic primary pain, chronic secondary pain, or both) and managing chronic primary pain in people aged 16 years and over. Chronic primary pain is pain with no clear underlying cause, or pain (or its impact) that is out of proportion to any observable inj...

    Caesarean birth

    This guideline covers when to offer caesarean birth, discussion of caesarean birth, procedural aspects of the operation, and care after caesarean birth. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are thinking about having a caesarean birth or have had a previous caesarean birth ...

    Guidelines: updated recommendations on HIV prevention, infant diagnosis, antiretroviral initiation and monitoringand monitoring: March 2021

    The primary audience for this guideline is national HIV programme managers, people living with HIV, health-care providers and policy-makers in low- and middle-income countries. This guideline update will be a useful resource for clinicians and should help to shape the priorities of policy-makers in devel...