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Guidance for doctors on how to comply with the Abortion Act February 2017 Recent guidance is intended for those involved in the commissioning, providing and management of abortion services. Read More →
Largest provider of on-screen British Sign Language February 2017 Signpost, the UK's biggest British Sign Language (BSL) translation-interpreting service.

Staff at Signpost believe the website is the first in Britain to be conceived from the very beginning... Read More →
Case study facility on NHS Englandís Learning Environment February 2017 NHS England has launched a new case study Pinboard as part of its on-line Learning Environment. The searchable library of case studies for commissioners has been developed in response to requests... Read More →
Safe, compassionate care for frail older people using an integrated care pathway February 2017 This practical guide for commissioners summarises evidence of the effects of an integrated pathway of care for older people and suggests it can be commissioned effectively using levers and... Read More →
Report on joining up clinical pathways for obesity February 2017 Views are sought on a new report making recommendations for future commissioning arrangements for tier 3 and 4 obesity care. The report was produced by an NHS England and Public Health England... Read More →
Cancer Education Resource February 2017 Inside Cancer is an educational resource which can be used by health professionals, patients, or students. This interactive website explains the hallmarks of cancer, causes and prevention, and how... Read More →
Recommendations for children subjected to sexual exploitation February 2017 The child sexual exploitation health working group report makes recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of children who have experienced sexual exploitation. It is designed to help... Read More →
Recognition of depression in people of different cultures February 2017 Many minority group patients who attend primary health care are depressed. To identify a depressive state when GPs see patients from other cultures than their own can be difficult because of... Read More →
A&E departments are experiencing a perfect storm of factors leading to an increase in waiting times February 2017 As hospitals throughout the country increasingly fail to hit A&E targets, patients in England have been warned they could expect greater waits in emergency units.

Days after NHS England data... Read More →
Just eight questions help users calculate heart attack risk February 2017 The heart disease risk calculator on MayoClinic.com helps users become better informed about their heart health and learn how to reduce their risk for having a heart attack in the next 10 years.... Read More →

Resources

Rates of survival for heart surgery February 2017 The Care Quality Commission and the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery have a website with information on outcomes of heart surgery.

The Commi Read More →
Essential Steps To Safe, Clean Care For GP Practices February 2017 This self-assessment tool provides a framework to assist organisations in embedding good infection prevention and control throughout the health and s Read More →
Surgical Broadcasting for Physicians, Surgeons and Care Givers February 2017 ORLive is a trusted world source in surgical broadcasting for physicians, surgeons and care givers. It's services are tailored to resonate with your Read More →
Risk guidance for people with dementia February 2017 Nothing ventured, nothing gained provides guidance on best practice in assessing, managing and enabling risk for people living with dementia. It is b Read More →
QualityWatch report: Access to emergency care February 2017 QualityWatch, the Nuffiled Trustís joint research programme with the Health Foundation, has published new research examining over a decadeís worth of Read More →
Providing proactive care and avoiding unplanned admissions for vulnerable people February 2017 NHS England has published a guide to the new enhanced service for general practice and new opportunities for CCGs to shift funding into primary care Read More →
Resource To Meet Growing Issues Of Dementia February 2017 The Eastern Australia Dementia Training and Study Centre (EADTSC) recently launched its ?Dementia Education Online?. The education initiative is the Read More →
Helping Children understand the Effects of Stroke on Loved Ones February 2017 Speedy treatment is essential to saving lives and preventing brain damage during a stroke. But the rapid pace of events also can leave patients and f Read More →
Free Medical Books February 2017 Over the next few years, many important medical textbooks are to be made available online, free and in full-text. This unrestricted access to scienti Read More →
Films promote information sharing to protect children February 2017 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre have launched a series of short films to promote the benefits of the Child Protection Ė Read More →
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