Multiple sclerosis (CG8)
The NICE clinical guideline on multiple sclerosis covers the full range of care that should be available from the NHS to adults of all ages with MS. They include how the diagnosis should be made, how people should be told they have MS and the treatments that should be offered. Treatments for MS may involve medicines but also include physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and psychological and emotional support.
Responsibility for undertaking a review of this guidance at the designated review date has passed to the National Clinical Guideline Centre (NCGC).
This page was last updated: 05 December 2013
Information for the public
Review decision date: June 2011
Please see the Multiple sclerosis (update) webpage for further information.
Implementation tools and resources
- None available
See this guidance in practice
The summary of the key recommendations in the guidance written for patients, carers and those with little medical knowledge and may be used in local patient information leaflets.
Quick Reference Guide
The quick reference guide presents recommendations for health professionals
The published NICE clinical guideline, contains the recommendations for health professionals and NHS bodies.
The published full clinical guideline for specialists with background, evidence, recommendations and methods used.