News

AHRQ Resource Features 100 Health Care Innovations August 2017 A Web resource that allows users to learn, share, and adopt innovations in the delivery of health services by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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Better choices, healthier lives August 2017 Q: What are the differences between the 2010 DGA and the 2005 DGA?

A: There are a number of differences, including the emphases on managing body weight through all life stages and on proper... Read More →
Rotavirus Impacts the Family July 2017 Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in young children and causes substantial morbidity and mortality. Parents are often alarmed by the severe symptoms of rotavirus infection but... Read More →
Guidance for primary care and employers on the management of long term sickness and incapacity July 2017 Guidance has been issued for all those who manage long-term (or recurring short- or long-term) sickness absence and incapacity, including employers and people working in the NHS. It will also be of... Read More →
Management of acute diarrhoea and vomiting due to gastoenteritis in children under 5 July 2017 A guideline has been issued which applies to children younger than 5 years who present to a healthcare professional for advice in any setting. It covers diagnosis, assessment of dehydration, fluid... Read More →
Occurrence Of Lactational Mastitis And Medical Management In Glasgow July 2017 Lactational mastitis is a painful, debilitating condition that if inappropriately managed, may lead women to discontinue breastfeeding prematurely. The aim of this paper is to report the incidence... Read More →
Keep Warm Keep Well: Supporting Vulnerable People During Cold Weather July 2017 A leaflet has been published as part of the national Keep Warm Keep well programme, which aims to reduce chronic and acute health risks associated with cold weather. It contains advice for people... Read More →
Keep Warm, Keep Well: A Guide For People With Disabilities Or Long-Term Health Conditions July 2017 A booklet has been produced by the Department of Health, in association with other partners which aims to help patients with disabilities or long-term health conditions maintain good health during... Read More →
HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Guidance July 2017 A document has been issued to provide updated guidance on occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) from the UK Chief Medical Officers' Expert Advisory Group on AIDS (EAGA) issued in February... Read More →
Raising Positive Expectations Helps Patients With Minor Ailments July 2017 Consultations for minor ailments constitute a large part of the workload of general practitioners (GPs). As medical interventions are not always available, specific communication strategies, such as... Read More →

Resources

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...
Independent Website For Patients To Drive NHS Change August 2017 www.patientopinion.org.uk is an independent platform for patients to share their experiences and make informed choices...
The Pregnancy Book 2010 updates August 2017 The Pregnancy Book contains all you need to help you decide what you will do, how you will cope, and how to get the most...
Debt and Mental Health August 2017 One in three people with a serious mental health problem are in debt. A new booklet provides practical advice for health...
Meditute - web based short tutorials August 2017 Meditute aims to develop, deliver, and monitor the use of high quality, freely distributable medical education. It...
Global Healthcare Resource August 2017 The US Institute for Healthcare Improvement free site enables healthcare professionals to tap the expertise of their...
Bone curriculum August 2017 The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research site provides information, resources and course material regarding bone...
Pandemic flu: managing demand and capacity in health care organisations July 2017 Guidance has been published on managing pandemic flu demand and capacity in health care organisations.

The aim of...
Guide to Patient and Public Involvement in Urgent Care July 2017 The NHS Centre for Involvement has produced a guide for commissioners and providers on implementing an effective system of...
Hepatitis C Quick Reference Guide For Primary Care July 2017 The Department of Health has produced a single sheet of concise information and good practice advice about hepatitis C...
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