NICE Bites – Eating disorders: recognition and treatment

This guideline covers recognition and treatment of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, binge eating and bulimia nervosa for children, young people and adults | NICE

NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin published by North West Medicines Information centre which summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 98 June 2017 includes one topic: Eating disorders: recognition and treatment. It includes the following sections: Identification and assessment, referral, treatment and management, anorexia nervosa, dietary advice for anorexia nervosa, low bone mineral density and anorexia nervosa, other specified feeding and eating disorders, medication risk management, health monitoring, diabetes.

NICE Bites: Eating disorders: recognition and treatment

NICE issues guidance on inappropriate sexual behaviour in children

NICE | Published online September 2016

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This guideline covers children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour, including those on remand or serving community or custodial sentences. It aims to ensure these problems don’t escalate and possibly lead to them being charged with a sexual offence. It also aims to ensure no-one is unnecessarily referred to specialist services.

‘Young people’ refers mainly to those aged 10 to 18 but also includes people up to 25 with special educational needs or a disability.

This guideline does not discuss people who have experienced sexual abuse. NICE will publish a guideline on child abuse and neglect in September 2017.

Recommendations

This guideline includes recommendations on:

Read the full guideline here