What are the current NICE guidelines for obesity?

Healthy weight — BMI of 18.5–24.9 kg/m. Overweight — BMI of 25–29.9 kg/m. Obesity l — BMI of 30–34.9 kg/m. Obesity ll — BMI of 35–39.9 kg/m.

When did weight loss surgery GET NICE guidelines?

In November 2014 NICE released updated guidelines on the indications for bariatric surgery.

What are the 6 categories of NICE guidelines?

Guideline types

  • clinical.
  • social care.
  • public health.
  • medicines practice.
  • cancer services.
  • antimicrobial prescribing.

What is a Tier 3 service?

Tier 3 – A community/primary care based multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to provide an intensive level of input to patients (Tier 3 Weight Management Programme). • Tier 4 – Specialist obesity services including surgery.

What is the most appropriate criterion for bariatric surgery?

1 Bariatric surgery is a treatment option for people with obesity if all of the following criteria are fulfilled: They have a BMI of 40 kg/m2 or more, or between 35 kg/m2 and 40 kg/m2 and other significant disease (for example, type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure) that could be improved if they lost weight.

What are the main principles of obesity management?

Management of obesity can include lifestyle changes, medications, or surgery. The main treatment for obesity consists of weight loss via dieting and physical exercise. Diet programs can produce weight loss over the short term and long-term, although combining with exercise and counseling provide greater results.

What is the most appropriate criteria for bariatric surgery?

Which criterion qualifies a patient for bariatric surgery?

Generally, most patients will qualify for bariatric surgery if they’re at least 100 pounds over their ideal body weight or if their BMI is 35 or 35 to 39.9, with two or more comorbidities.

What are NICE standards?

NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or service area. Each standard consists of a prioritised set of specific, concise and measurable statements. Information about how NICE quality standards are developed is available from the NICE website.

Do doctors have to follow NICE guidelines?

There is no obligation on a doctor to prescribe it, but if they consider it to be in the patient’s best interest the NHS must provide it. These arrangements were originally put in place in 2002 and were reinforced in 2009 by the NHS Constitution.

What is a Tier 2 service?

Tier 2 practitioners offer consultation to families and other practitioners. They identify severe or complex needs requiring more specialist intervention, assessment (which may lead to treatment at a different tier), and training to practitioners at Tier 1 level.

What is a Tier 4 bed?

CAMHS Tier 4 are specialised services that provide assessment and treatment for children and young people with emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties.

When did the NICE guideline for obesity come out?

26 November 2014 Update on publication of obesity: identification, assessment and management (NICE guideline CG189). 26 November 2013 Implantation of a duodenal–jejunal bypass sleeve for managing obesity (NICE interventional procedures guidance 471) added to assessment and offering surgery.

What are the guidelines for the management of obesity?

The clinical management of obesity is covered by NICE’s guideline on obesity: identification, assessment and management. NICE has also produced guidelines on preventing excess weight gain and weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese adults. This guideline includes recommendations on:

What does nice do for people who are obese?

It aims to improve the use of bariatric surgery and very-low-calorie diets to help people who are obese to reduce their weight. NICE has also produced guidelines on obesity prevention, maintaining a healthy weight, and lifestyle weight management services. Who is it for? Is this guideline up to date?

Is there a nice technology appraisal for obesity?

This guideline updates and replaces NICE technology appraisals 22, 31 and 46. This guideline was previously called obesity: guidance on the prevention of overweight and obesity in adults and children. The recommendations in this guideline represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available.