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Push Prescriber March 2019 PushPrescriber is an app for obstetricians and delivery teams in any labor and delivery setting. It is a digital version of the study “Pushing the Bounds of Second Stage in Term Nulliparas with a... 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 →
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 →
Brief Encounters February 2019 Brief Encounters is a new free guide designed to support acute general hospital staff caring for patients who are in emotional crisis on top of their physical health needs. For some patients being... Read More →
Muscoskeletal health report February 2019 Arthritis Research UK has launched its ground-breaking report Musculoskeletal health – a public health approach recently. The report aims to achieve a shift in focus from musculoskeletal disease to... Read More →
No more baby steps: a strategy for revolutionising childcare February 2019 The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has published plans for how the UK can move towards a universal, high quality and affordable system of childcare and early years provision, based on... Read More →
Autism diagnosis needs to speed up February 2019 The average waiting time for an initial diagnosis of Autism is 5 years, a new survey has revealed. The results (some of which are summarised in this article) show that the diagnostic processes now... Read More →
Variations In Breastfeeding Rates A Concern February 2019 NHS England has published statistics on breastfeeding rates.

Commenting on the figures, Louise Silverton, director for midwifery at the Royal College of Midwives, said: “Whilst these figures... Read More →
Vaccine information centre February 2019 The Children?s Hospital of Philadelphia's Vaccine Education Centre, under the direction of internationally renowned vaccine expert Paul A Offit, MD, Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases at... Read More →
SAMHSA improves usability January 2019 The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently redesigned the Agency website to improve usability and reflect guidelines from the Department of Health and Human... 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...
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...
Clinical Pain Advisor. March 2019 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
inPractice® Oncology. March 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
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...
Drug Infusion - IV Medications Drip Rate Calculator February 2019 Calculating the exact amount of a particular drug the patient needs to receive it more complicated than you think,...
Medscape app February 2019 Medscape provides fast and accurate clinical answers at the point-of-care and is the leading medical resource for...
The Fat Lie February 2019 Summary:
The rise in obesity in recent decades is popularly believed to be the result of increased consumption of...
Recommendations To Tackle Sudden Infant Death Syndrome February 2019 Responding to the draft NICE recommendations to tackle SIDs, Dr Simon Newell, Consultant Neonatologist and Vice President...
Reducing The Risk Of Blood-Borne Infection When Travelling Abroad February 2019 The Department of Health has published a leaflet on avoiding blood-borne infections when travelling abroad. It advises...
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