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NICE Guidance - January 2016

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have published new guidance for the month of January 2016. This month there is one clinical guideline that impacts upon primary care.

The Tuberculosis guideline covers prevention, identification and management of latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve ways of finding people who have TB in the community and recommends that everyone under 65 with latent TB should be treated.

Action: Clinicians should be aware of this month's new guidance and implement any necessary changes to practice.