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National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. A special health authority created in 1999—at which time it was called National Institute for Clinical Excellence—in England and Wales to promote the highest quality of treatment and technology in the NHS, as well as the cost-effectiveness of its services. NICE co-ordinates the National Collaborating Centres from whom it commissions the development of clinical practice guidelines, gives advice on best clinical practice to the NHS and produces and disseminates clinical guidelines.

NICE provides national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health to those commissioning NHS services (health authorities and primary care trusts), as well as to patients and their carers. NICE covers individual health technologies (e.g., medicines, medical devices, etc.), diagnostic techniques, procedures and clinical management of specific conditions. It sets national standards to improve the quality and consistency of NHS services in England and Wales.

NICE merged in 2005 with the Health Development Agency and is now officially the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (but still known as NICE).

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A colloquial acronym for a technique used to reduce the stress of new situations, which should be viewed as being New, Interesting and Challenging Experiences, rather than with FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt).


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Acronym for the National Institute for Clinical Excellence. This is a Government body tasked with the duty of determining the best forms of medical treatment. NICE was set up in April 1999 and is a part of the National Health Service. Its function is to provide patients, health professionals and the general public with reliable guidance on current best medical practice.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

; NICE UK government-supported independent body; it defines national standards of clinical performance and quality measures, and formulates evidence-based guidelines on NHS clinical interventions

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Q. Are there any nice activities for adults with autism? I've been helping a very nice man of 45 of years old and I'm looking for some new things I can do with him in our time together. any ideas?

A. Autistic people react wonderfully with animals. for instance- i saw a group of severe Autistic teenagers going to swim with dolphins. the effect was amazing! taking him to the zoo, or even to the park to feed ducks, pet dogs, whatever.. could have a great effect on him.
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The House of Representatives vote to approve NICA 2017, it's worth pointing out, came two weeks after the OAS made its announcement about elections observers.
Dwi 'di pysgota dros Gymru ers dros 18 mlynedd, a dwi wastad yn teimlo fel petawn i mewn byddin, yn cerdded y tu l i'r ddraig goch yn ceisio ennill dros fy ngwlad," meddai Nica, sydd wedi chwarae golff yn y Bencampwriaeth Gymreig Agored a chwarae tenis dros Sir Benfro yn y gorffennol hefyd.
11) A plaintiff can challenge NICA compensability through a motion for summary final order challenging the applicability of any one of the above 12 factors.
Inedit pentru aceasta culegere de texte (cu iz eseistic) este faptul ca profesorul Janet Nica, un spirit ludic prin excelenta, comenteaza cartile paradoxistului Smarandache in cea mai pura maniera .
Ruben Dario cuya voz implica la autorizacion moral y de autoestima del nica.
After about 12 months, the paper could archive everything and move metadata, after publication, to master images in NICA via a CCI-built gateway.
Nica attaches magnetically to both the desk dock and the car dock charger for easy cableless recharging and convenient access.
Nica, Elvira, and Catalina-Oana Mirica (Dumitrescu) (2017).
The lawmakers behind last year's NICA bill (Nicaragua Investment Conditionality Act)--which gained full approval in the US House of Representatives before being lost in the kerfuffle of Washington's recent leadership transition--appear to agree, and on April 5, co-sponsors Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican from Florida, and Albio Sires, a Democrat from New Jersey, resubmitted the initiative.
How to cite: Nica, Elvira, Ana-Madalina Potcovaru, and Catalina-Oana Mirica (Dumitrescu) (2017).
Gordon noted that Nica Director Rodolfo Dan Arsaga Jr.
The absence of purposeful undertakings and the decrease of personal and social resources for coping (Mihaila, Popescu, and Nica, 2016) intensify the damaging effects of any former trauma or mental health issues undergone by immigration detainees and criminal justice prisoners comparably.