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NICE Guidance - March 2016

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

The Antenatal care for uncomplicated pregnancies clinical guideline has been updated to remove two recommendations regarding gestational diabetes because this is now contained in the NICE guideline on Diabetes in pregnancy.

The Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities guideline covers community engagement approaches to reduce health inequalities, ensure health and wellbeing initiatives are effective and help local authorities and health bodies meet their statutory obligations.

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