The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance, advice, quality standards and information services to improve health, social care and public health. It contains resources to help maximize uptake and use of evidence-based guidance. NICE Evidence Search provides access to selected and authoritative evidence in health, social care and public health. Essential information is also available for key groups including general practitioners, local government, public health professionals and members of the public. In addition, NICE contains governance information, up-to-date policies, procedures and publications. There are also a selection of resources to help you make effective decisions for your local services, including: return on investment tools; resource impact reports and templates; audit and service planning; adopting new health technologies and benefits of implementing NICE guidance.