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Institute Of Medical Ethics October 2018 The Institute of Medical Ethics website will serve as a virtual network and resource centre for clinicians, teachers and students interested in medical ethics. It contains sign-posted links to a... Read More →
NHS England (London Region) five-year strategic plan October 2018 The five year strategy to transform cancer services in London was launched recently. Produced in partnership with London’s CCGs, Public Health England, the Integrated Cancer Systems and charity... Read More →
Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum October 2018 The Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum held its Annual Summit recently. The Forum is an independent expert advisory group of professionals and representatives from across the... Read More →
American Foundation for the Blind October 2018 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), The Senior Site, designed to help older Americans with age-related eye problems such as macular degeneration and cataracts live independently and... Read More →
Learning disabilities good practice project report October 2018 The Learning Disabilities Good Practice Project gives people who commission, design and deliver services a better understanding of how to improve the lives of people with learning... Read More →
Care Leaver Strategy October 2018 The Department for Education has published the Care Leaver Strategy. This cross-departmental strategy document sets out in one place the steps the government is taking – from housing to health... Read More →
New and Emerging Evidence on the Ongoing Needs of Cancer Survivors October 2018 The British Journal of Cancer has published a supplement on cancer survivorship.

A key commitment of the Cancer Reform Strategy (Department of Health, 2007) in UK, and endorsed in Improving... Read More →
Management of HIV-infected healthcare workers October 2018 The outcome of the consultation on the management of HIV-infected healthcare workers has been published.

The people who responded to the consultation generally agreed with the changes... Read More →
Death Rate From Breast Cancer Continues Decline October 2018 The breast cancer death rate in the US is continuing to drop by about 2% per year, but advances in detection and treatment have benefited some races much more than others, according to Breast Cancer... Read More →
Concentrated Regular Weekend Physical Activity Reduces Mortality Risk October 2018 Data from household-based surveillance studies and mortality records in the UK were used to evaluate the association between exercise patterns and mortality risk over 561,159 person-years of... Read More →

Resources

OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist October 2018 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose and manage orthopaedic trau Read More →
Suicide prevention report October 2018 The Department of Health has issued the first annual report on the suicide prevention strategy for England. The annual report summarises the developm Read More →
Mental health: priorities for change October 2018 The document sets out 25 priorities for change. It details how changes in local service planning and delivery will make a difference to the lives of Read More →
Tackling obesity October 2018 A report on a Public Health England survey of 136 local authorities and directors of public health on their obesity priorities has been published. Th Read More →
WISER application for first responders October 2018 WISER is an application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of information on hazardous sub Read More →
Hospital2Home discharge pack to support care of older people October 2018 The Hospital 2 Home resource pack, designed to support older patients returning from hospital, has been launched.

The Hospital 2 Home resource Read More →
STD Treatment (Tx) Guidelines mobile app October 2018 The STD Treatment (Tx) Guidelines mobile app serves as a quick reference guide for doctors and related parties on the identification of and treatment Read More →
Sublux radiology app for all medical providers October 2018 What apps are available that teach the basics of plain radiography for more than just chest X-rays and ortho trauma? Are there any that include manag Read More →
Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations October 2018 The Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations is the iOS app version of the reference text of the same name from McGraw-Hill Education. The con Read More →
Guidance: Know What To Do About Flu September 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released interim advice to the pub Read More →
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