News

Early diagnosis and treatment of pelvic girdle pain can improve a woman’s quality of life September 2017 Pelvic girdle pain affects one in five pregnant women and can severely affect a woman’s mobility and quality of life. Early diagnosis and treatment should relieve pain and prevent symptoms from... Read More →
Guideline on Late Intrauterine Fetal Death and Stillbirth September 2017 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) produce evidence-based guidelines as an aid to good clinical practice. The RCOG was the second organisation to achieve NHS Evidence... Read More →
Young Mums And Dads Get Help From Innovative Programme September 2017 An independent evaluation report shows good potential for the innovative Family Nurse Partnership programme to make a real difference to the life chances of some of the most disadvantaged... Read More →
HealthRock educates kids through song September 2017 A new educational health website geared for kids called HealthRock has been launched to coincide with the start of the new school year.
The interactive, upbeat website was conceived to help... Read More →
Self-Management Programs Help with Epilepsy August 2017 Epilepsy is a broad term used for a brain disorder that causes seizures. There are many different types of epilepsy and many different kinds of seizures. Epilepsy can get in the way of life, mostly... Read More →
Shape of Caring published August 2017 ‘Raising the Bar’, the final report from the Shape of Caring Review, was published recently. Led by Lord Willis, it brings together findings and expertise from recent major reports. It intends to... Read More →
Continence issues for a child with learning difficulties August 2017 An exemplar has been produced which describes a care pathway and the considerations which apply at each stage in supporting a child with continence issues relating to a learning... Read More →
End of Life Care Strategy Second Annual Report August 2017 In July 2008 the Department of Health (England) published the End of Life Care Strategy - promoting high quality care for all adults at the end of life. The second annual report sets out the... Read More →
Pandemic Influenza Flowchart for Triage and Indemnity Cover for Staff August 2017 The RCGP and Department of Health (England) have produced a flowchart to assist GP receptionists in determining which symptomatic swine flu patients should be seen most urgently - particularly in... Read More →
Antiviral medicines in pregnancy, breastfeeding and children under one August 2017 Pandemic influenza: guidance on preparing maternity services. It reinforces and clarifies the advice in the main guidance, and provides advice for the use of antiviral medicines in women who are... Read More →

Resources

The Importance Of Children In Clinical Studies December 2017 From asthma and cancer treatments to vaccines, research in children saves lives and improves their health and well-being. A...
Pandemic Influenza Surge Capacity And Prioritisation In Health Services December 2017 A document has been published which is designed to give guidance on managing the surge capacity needed to respond to an...
The Needs Of Parents In Pregnancy And Early Parenthood December 2017 Pregnancy and the transition to parenthood are major adjustment periods within a family. Existing studies have asked...
Code Of Conduct For Practice Nurses December 2017 The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has updated its code of conduct, performance and ethics, to reflect the...
RCN Learning Zone December 2017 The RCN's Learning Zone is aimed at general practice and primary care nurses, it will also be of interest to any groups of...
Movies That Address Vital Issues December 2017 Over recent months, BrainPOP?s Q&A email service has received many questions from 8-14 year-olds about SARS, asking...
Meducation App November 2017 There are a ton of great medical education resources online but they can be scattered and hard to find. So Meducation does...
Tackling Healthcare Associated Infections November 2017 Information on recent initiatives to tackle healthcare associated infections and details of new ideas to promote clean and...
Clean, Safe Care: Reducing Infections And Saving Lives November 2017 A document has been published which draws together recent initiatives to tackle healthcare associated infections and...
Good Practice In Learning Disability Nursing November 2017 A document has been published to provide good practice guidance to support learning disability nursing to make a major...
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