News and Events

Meningococcal C vaccine – updated information about the ‘freshers’ dose March 2019 Further to their announcement in March 2014, Public Health England has now formerly launched the four year Meningococcal C vaccination catch-up programme for new students. ‘Freshers’ between the... Read More →
Supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities March 2019 The Children and Families Act 2014 introduces a new statutory requirement for local services to work together when providing care and support for children and young people with special educational... Read More →
Learning from patient safety incidents March 2019 The Please Ask initiative, launched by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA), also provides practical information about patient safety and invites patients to share their experiences.... Read More →
Visually Assessed Breast Density, Breast Cancer Risk And The Importance Of The Craniocaudal View March 2019 Mammographic density is known to be a strong risk factor for breast cancer. A particularly strong association with risk has been observed when density is measured using interactive threshold... Read More →
A Systematic Review Of Tests for Lymph Node Status In Primary Endometrial Cancer March 2019 The lymph node status of a patient is a key determinate in staging, prognosis and adjuvant treatment of endometrial cancer. Despite this, the potential additional morbidity associated with... Read More →
Economic Modelling For Vascular Checks March 2019 A technical consultation has been published which outlines the modelling work the Department of Health has undertaken in the last year to establish the clinical and cost effectiveness of the... Read More →
Cell Killing And Resistance In Pre-Operative Breast Cancer Chemotherapy March 2019 Despite the recent development of technologies giving detailed images of tumours in vivo, direct or indirect ways to measure how many cells are actually killed by a treatment or are resistant to it... Read More →
Treatment Of Heart Attack Guidance March 2019 The National Infarct Angioplasty Project (NIAP) is a feasibility study looking at how far primary angioplasty can be rolled out as the main treatment for heart attack in place of clot-busting drugs.... Read More →
Achieving better mental health access by 2020 March 2019 A recent report shows what action the government is taking to provide better access to care in mental health services within the next year, including national waiting time standards for the first... Read More →
New Acute Care Testing Handbook March 2019 Radiometer has released a new Acute Care Testing handbook designed to support decision-­making processes in acute and high dependency settings. Available as either a printed handbook or eBook, it is... Read More →

Resources

Sepsis Clinical Guide March 2019 Sepsis is a serious systemic infection that can quickly lead to circulatory shock, organ failure and death if inappropriately treated. It is also a s Read More →
Fifth Of Allergy Sufferers Have Taken Time Off Work March 2019 A fifth of people say they have suffered from a nasal allergy for over 20 years.
55% of those surveyed said their first reaction to an allergic re Read More →
Keeping Up To Date March 2019 The late diagnosis of almost all types of cancer usually means the disease has already spread within the body, making it less treatable, reducing a p Read More →
Stroke Trials March 2019 During my vascular neurology fellowship, I found myself frequently unable to remember the details of landmark trials and having to go back and re-rea Read More →
COPD Pocket Consultant Guide March 2019 This is the COPD Foundation's Pocket Consultant Guide (PCG). It is intended for health care professionals.

The app is an interactive version o Read More →
MedCalX March 2019 MedCalX is a tool that enables medical professionals to easily use complicated medical formulas, scores and classifications.
15 years of experienc Read More →
3d4medical March 2019 3D4Medical apps let you inspect the human anatomy with the latest 3D technology. You can see an entire human body, zoom in on the parts you need to s Read More →
Thoracic Lymph Node Map March 2019 Introducing the Thoracic Lymph Node Map app, an elegant tool that provides healthcare professionals with a color-coded CT lymph node map adapted from Read More →
IDdx: Infectious Disease Queries March 2019 IDdx was built for queries. Users can find lists of matching infectious diseases by picking disease search criteria. The user can see all the symptom Read More →
CHEST Journal App March 2019 It just got a whole lot easier to keep up with the most recent and compelling information in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine. Eac Read More →
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