Guideline Title
COVID -19 Management of adult patients with suspected COVID -19
Acute Cholecystitis and Cholangitis in adults
Acute Infective Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Secondary Care
Acute Otitis Media and Mastoiditis in adults
Acute pancreatitis and infective complications
Acute Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in adults
Acute prostatitis and recurrent lower UTI in men in Secondary Care
Acute Sore Throat ( including tonsillar-pharyngitis and epiglottitis ) in adults
Acute sore throat ( including tonsillar-pharyngitis and epiglottitis ) in children
Acute Uncomplicated Diverticulitis in Adults
Amikacin Intravenous antimicrobial prescribing guidelines
Animal or Human Bites in Adults - Prevention of Infection
Animal or Human Bites in Children
Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Labour Guidelines
Appendicitis in adults
Appendicitis in Children ( >4 weeks to ≤ 16 years )
Aspiration pneumonitis and aspiration pneumonia
Asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy
Bacterial Conjunctivitis in Adults
Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal sepsis in adults
Blood Culture Sampling in Adults
Brain Abscess and Subdural Empyema
Brain Abscess and Subdural Empyema in Neonates and Children
Breast abscesses and Mastitis, ( breast cellulitis ) in adults
Breast surgery Antimicrobial Prophylaxis
Bronchiectasis- Acute Exacerbation
Bronchiolitis in Children
Candida Infection in Neonates
Candidaemia and Invasive Candidiasis in Adult Patients
Candidiasis Superficial in Neonates and Children
Cardiac Surgery in Adults
Cardiac Surgery in Children
Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections ( CAUTI ) in adults ( ≥ 16 years of age )
Cellulitis in children between 4 weeks and 16 years old ( including necrotising fasciitis )
Central venous catheter infection for infants ( excluding neonates on the NICU ) and children
Central Venous Catheters in Adults and Children
Cerebrospinal fluid ( CSF ) Shunt Infections in Adults
Cerebrospinal fluid ( CSF ) Shunt Infections in Children
Cidofovir in the Management of Adenovirus and Polyoma (BK) Virus Infections in Paediatric Oncology including BK virus associated Hemorrhagic Cystitis
Clostridioides Difficile (previously known as Clostridium Difficile)
Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) In Adults
Clostridioides Difficile Infection (CDI) in children (<18 years of age)
Common Emergencies Presenting to Eye Clinic
Community Acquired Acute Gastrointestinal Infection ( including Food Poisoning ) in Adults Seen in Accident and Emergency and/or Requiring Hospital Admission
Community Acquired Infection of unknown focus in Infants and Children ( not on NICU )
Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Adults
Community Acquired Pneumonia in ( CAP ) in Children ( >4 weeks old - <16 years age )
Community Acquired Rhinosinusitis ( Sinusitis ) in Adults
Congenital Syphilis
Conjunctivitis in Children >1 month-16 years
Conjunctivitis Neonatal (Ophthalmia Neonatorum)
Considering Sepsis in Paediatrics
Dalbavancin guidelines for Adult Patients
Deep spinal infection in adults
Dental Surgery
Diabetic Foot Infections ( Adult )
Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) and Aspergillus bronchitis in Children and Adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Diagnostic Ascitic Paracentesis Sampling Technique
Early infected hip or knee replacement with retention of prosthesis
Endocarditis in Children (over 1 month)
Endophthalmitis ( post operative, post trauma, bleb-related, endogenous ) and penetrating eye injuries
Enhanced Antimicrobial Stewardship with the introduction of Procalcitonin to guide antibiotic duration in Adult Critical Care
ENT Surgery
ENT Surgery in Children
Fever and Seizure or Suspected Acute CNS Infection ( not NICU )
Frailty Syndrome (Community Acquired Pneumonia) in adults on the virtual ward (Frailty)
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Gastroenterology in Adults
Gentamicin once daily regimen with Hartford Nomogram (agreed by Yorkshire regional group).
Gentamicin Prescribing Guideline for Neonates: ( ≤ 28 days )
Group B Streptococcus Colonisation in Pregnancy
Gynaecological Surgery and Procedures in Adults
Helicobacter pylori Infection in adults
Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis in Infants and Children ( 1 month - 16 years )
Herpes Zoster Infection in Adults
Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (HAP) in adults
Impetigo in Neonates and Children
Infected Long-term Intravascular Access Devices in Adults
Infected Parapneumonic Effusions and Empyema
Infected temporary central venous catheters ( CVC ) and arterial catheters in adults
Infection related management of complicated intra-abdominal infection (excluding appendicitis)
Influenza in Neonates and Children
Invasive cardiology procedures in adults
Invasive Fungal Infection in the Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Department
Late Onset ( after 72 hours ) Neonatal Sepsis on the Neonatal Unit
Liver Transplant Surgery
Long Line Sepsis - Neonatal
Lower Gastrointestinal Surgery in Children
Lower Urinary Tract Infections (LUTI): cystitis - non-pregnant adults
Lung Abscess in adults
Meropenem or Piperacillin-tazobactam Continuous infusions in Adult Critical Care Areas
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( S.aureus ) on a Respiratory Sample from a Patient with Cystic Fibrosis
Microbial Keratitis ( Bacterial, Fungal, Viral and Protozoal ) in Adults
Mycobacterium Abscessus Respiratory Tract Infections in Children and Adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Myelosuppressive Chemotherapy for Haematological Malignancies
Native Valve Endocarditis
Necrotising Enterocolitis in Neonates
Neonatal Surgery Antimicrobial Prophylaxis
Neutropenic Sepsis ( Adults )
Neutropenic Sepsis / Febrile Neutropenia ( Paediatrics )
Ophthalmic surgery antimicrobial prophylaxis
Oropharyngeal Herpes Simplex Infection in Adults
Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Orthopaedic procedures in children
Osteomyelitis in children and infants
Otitis Externa in Children and Neonates
Otitis Media in Children
Otitis Media with Effusion in Children
Penicillin Allergy - Assessment and Management of a Patient presenting with a History of
Peritonitis in continuous and automated peritoneal dialysis patients
Petechial rash in infants and children
Plastic surgery in adults
Pneumocystis jiroveci infection in children and young people being treated for malignant disease, marrow failure or post-haemopoetic stem cell transplant
Pre-septal ( peri-orbital ) and Orbital Cellulitis in Adults
Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis
Pulmonary fungal disease ( including aspergillosis ) in the Immunocompetent adult
Pyloromyotomy Surgery in Children
Renal Transplant Surgery in Adults
Sepsis - Antibiotics for Early Onset Sepsis in the Newborn
Sepsis management during Pregnancy, Labour and Postnatal period
Sepsis Management Guidelines
Septic Arthritis in Children
Septic arthritis of native joints in adults
Serum Procalcitonin testing in Medical Admissions ( for adults only )
Skin and Soft tissue Infection - Including Cellulitis, Surgical Wound Infections and Necrotising Infections (Fasciitis) in Adults
Small bacterial overgrowth in children
Spinal surgery and spinal procedures in adults
Splenectomy or with an Absent or Dysfunctional Spleen
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis ( SBP ) in adults
Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP) including Acute Variceal Bleeding
Staphylococcus aureus ( S.aureus ) on a respiratory sample from a patient with cystic fibrosis
Taurolidine – based catheter lock solutions ( TauroLockTM )
Teicoplanin antimicrobial prescribing guidance for Adult Patients
Telephone Calls to Microbiology for Antimicrobial Treatment or Diagnosis Advice
Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic surgery in children
Tinea corporis, tinea cruris ( groin ringworm ), Tinea capitis ( scalp ringworm ), onychomycosis ( fungal nail disease) and tinea pedis ( athletes's foot ) in adults and children in secondary care
Treatment of an Early / Mild Respiratory Exacerbation of Cystic Fibrosis
Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary surgery in adults
Upper urinary tract infections (U-UTI) and urosepsis in non-pregnant adults
Urinary Catheterisation Prophylaxis in Adults
Urinary Tract Infections ( UTI's ) in Childhood
Urinary tract infections in pregnancy
Urological Procedures ( Excluding Bladder Catheterisation )
Vancomycin Prescribing Guidance in Paediatrics ( 1 month - 16 years )
Vancomycin Prescribing Guideline for Infants on the Neonatal Unit
Varicella Zoster ( Chicken Pox ) Infection in Adults
Varicella-Zoster Virus Infection in Immunosuppressed Children & Young People with Cancer
Vascular Surgery
Ventilator-associated pneumonia
Viral Encephalitis in Adults
Whooping Cough (Pertussis) in Adults and Children