Community services: how they can transform care

February 2017

Community Health

Country of origin: UK

A paper has been published which looks at the changes needed to realise the full potential of community services for transforming care. It finds that while the emphasis on moving care closer to home has resulted in some reductions in length of hospital stay, it is now time to focus on the bigger issue of how services need to change to fundamentally transform care.

Resources

Web Service Allows Patients To See How Drugs Work September 2017 iGuard.org, a free, patient-driven on-line health care community, has launched an innovative new patient empowerment tool....
Online tool aids diagnosis September 2017 ISABEL, an on-line tool helping GPs and nurses to make fast and accurate diagnoses of children's illnesses.

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UK Physical Activity Guidelines September 2017 A UK-wide CMOs report presents new physical activity guidelines for all four UK home countries, covering early years;...
Child Protection Toolkit August 2017 A toolkit designed to guide GPs through the myriad of procedures for safeguarding children has been produced by the Royal...
Identifying Unhealthy Kidneys August 2017 A patient leaflet has been published which explains the meaning of proteinuria, cases, signs and tests to determine...
Guidance on when to suspect child maltreatment August 2017 NICE guidance on when to suspect child maltreatment. The advice in this guideline covers the alerting features in children...
Critical care strategy: managing the H1N1 flu pandemic August 2017 A strategy has been published setting out the Department of Health approach to managing critical care during the swine flu...
Child Safety from Domestic Violence August 2017 The Department of Health has published toolkit that provides specific information about children, domestic violence and...
Online diabetes management programme August 2017 Launched by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Diabetes Teaching Center, this is the first ever online...
Tackling Drugs August 2017 The Scottish Government's national drugs strategy, focuses on recovery from drug use. Measures include the provision of...
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