NICE Guidelines are for the NHS’s safe and effective delivery of health care services. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is a government-run body set up to ensure the best use of NHS resources when providing healthcare.
The NICE Guidelines ensure that healthcare is delivered with the patient in mind and that best practice is involved in every medical decision and procedure.
The NHS has a budget of billions to provide the best of healthcare to the people of the UK. When using the NHS, you want to know that you are getting top-quality health care.
The only way to provide it is by spending the annual budget wisely and correctly.
NICE exists to make sure that the annual budget is spent on delivering quality healthcare and that there is no waste in the system.