News

Avoid Alcohol in Pregnancy June 2017 The Royal College of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published updated guidance on alcohol consumption in pregnancy.

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Healthcare Rights of LGB People June 2017 The General Medical Council (GMC) and Stonewall - the equality organisation for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people across Britain - have produced a leaflet informing LGB people of their right to... Read More →
Report aims to reduce diabetes inequalities June 2017 A report revealed shocking statistics about people living in deprived areas. People in these areas are 2.5 times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. They are also over three times more likely to... Read More →
Report aims to reduce diabetes inequalities June 2017 A report revealed shocking statistics about people living in deprived areas. People in these areas are 2.5 times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. They are also over three times more likely to... 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 →
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 →
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 →
Impact of first infant vaccination programme in England for rotavirus confirmed April 2017 The first full year’s data on the impact of the newly-introduced national infant immunisation programme on rotavirus in England have confirmed the earlier indications that the programme has been... Read More →
Meningococcal C vaccine – updated information about the ‘freshers’ dose April 2017 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 April 2017 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 →

Resources

Supporting Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse June 2017 A Scottish Government booklet offers advice on understanding the needs of people who have experienced childhood sexual...
The Prevention And Treatment Of Head Lice June 2017 A leaflet providing information about head lice including detection, and treatment options has been published.

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Assistive technologies website launched June 2017 www.atdementia.org.uk launched by the charity Trent Dementia Services Development Centre to raise awareness of how...
GP2GP patient information leaflet available to download May 2017 The Health and Social Care Information Centre has produced a GP2GP information leaflet for practices to distribute to their...
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...
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...
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...
Hyperhidrosis Society website May 2017 The International Hyperhidrosis Society (IHHS) recently launched a website targeting teenagers who suffer from excessive...
Call to raise contraception choice awareness May 2017 Economics of Sexual Health has shown that by raising the profile of different methods of contraception, the number of...
Study shows UK public are largely unaware of stem cells potential April 2017 A SHORT VIDEO is available to publish to coincide with Stem Cell Awareness Day. New research by YouGov will reveal that...
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