NICE Guidelines on Pancreatitis

The new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidelines on pancreatitis aim to improve the quality of care, information provision and support for people with acute pancreatitis. The guidelines have a section on information to the public, explaining the care that patients should expect.

NICE Guidelines on Pancreatitis

This guideline covers managing acute and chronic pancreatitis in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people have the right treatment and follow-up, and get timely information and support after diagnosis.


This guideline includes recommendations on:

  • information and support
  • identifying the cause of acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • nutrition support in acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • managing complications in acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • referral and follow-up

Who is it for?

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Commissioners
  • Children, young people and adults with acute or chronic pancreatitis, their families and carers


You can click this link to visit the NICE interactive webpages or download the NICE guidelines document below.

















NICE pancreatitis guidelines

Nice guidelines