News and Events

Renal Care gets personal May 2017 PatientView shows patients' latest test results plus information about their diagnosis and treatment. They can share this information with anyone they want, and view it from anywhere in the world.... Read More →
Fetal Echocardiography For The Obstetrician And Sonographer May 2017 This two-part course comprises lectures on echo-morphologic correlates using digital clips and live video demonstrations of normal and abnormal hearts, as well as digital review of abnormalities.... Read More →
The NCPC May 2017 The recently launched National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) website is an excellent source of information providing up to the minute news from the world of palliative care. There are fully... Read More →
Guidance issued on Endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide local excision for breast cancer May 2017 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on endoscopic mastectomy and endoscopic wide... Read More →
The Generic Pharmaceutical Association May 2017 The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) has announced the launch of its new website www.gphaonline.org.

The new site has several new features, including:

? Full search... Read More →
BSG strategy document - Care of Patients With Gastrointestinal Disorders May 2017 Care of Patients With Gastrointestinal Disorders in the United Kingdom: A Strategy for the Future is a strategy document which aims to provide a robust support for the development and commissioning... Read More →
Electrically-Stimulated Intravesical Chemotherapy for Superficial Bladder Cancer Guidance May 2017 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on electrically-stimulated intravesical... Read More →
The reconfiguration of clinical services May 2017 The reconfiguration of clinical services continues to generate public and political controversy, locally and nationally. Given significant financial and workforce constraints, now and in the future,... Read More →
PET Scans Recommended For All Patients With Advanced Cervical Cancer April 2017 A guideline for the care and management of patients with cervical cancer recommends a PET-CT scan for all women with advanced and/or recurring cervical cancer. The guideline also emphasises that... Read More →
Hepatitis B Foundation online HBV tutorial May 2017 The Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) has developed a new online tutorial to aid those chronically or acutely infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The guide walks patients though the learning... Read More →

Resources

Online Tool for Calculating Colorectal Cancer Risk May 2017 An online tool for calculating colorectal cancer risk in men and women age 50 or older was launched recently, based on a new risk-assessment model de Read More →
What primary care needs to know about dementia May 2017 NHS England in cooperation with the Royal College of GPs and Hardwick CCG have published Dementia Revealed - What primary care needs to know, an educ Read More →
People in control of their own health and care May 2017 The idea that people should have a stronger voice in decisions about their health and care, and that services should better reflect their needs and p Read More →
Cervical screening website May 2017 The British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP) has a website able to send online mail shots and provide a variety of features to h Read More →
Patient opinion database May 2017 Patient Opinion is a service that tells the public what people are saying about local health services and allows people to share story with one anoth Read More →
Website helps children prep for hospital experience May 2017 Lucile Packard Children?s Hospital recently launched a new interactive website for children ages 5 to 12 to learn what to expect during a hospital vi Read More →
European Heart Journal May 2017 The European Heart Journal is an international, English language, peer-reviewed journal dealing with cardiovascular medicine. It is an official journ Read More →
GPs' multiple sclerosis guide May 2017 A guide to MS for GPs and primary care teams has been published by the MS Society.

The guide is available from the Multiple Sclerosis Society Read More →
Hepatitis A Vaccine May 2017 CDC posted an updated hepatitis A VIS that takes into account the licensing of hepatitis A vaccines for children 12 months and older and the ACIP rec Read More →
Hyperhidrosis Society website May 2017 The International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHHS) recently launched a website targeting teenagers who suffer from excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis. Read More →
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