News

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 →
Safeguarding adults: report on the consultation on the review of No Secrets August 2017 The report on the consultation on the review of No Secrets has been published. The consultation was large and we are delighted that some 12,000 people participated. The report analyses the responses... Read More →
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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Planning For The Treatment Of Blast Injured Patients July 2017 The Department of Health has issued a document on the treatment of blast injured patients. It contains a large section on pre-hospital treatment (covering assessment, triage and treatment) and notes... Read More →
Working With Children With Suspected Non-Accidental Injury June 2017 The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) have jointly published a document that sets out important guidance on investigating suspected... Read More →
Review Of Drugs June 2017 The Government?s drugs helpline, FRANK has published a 2004-6 review detailing the scope of the work the service is doing and the scale of enquiries they receive from concerned children and parents.... Read More →
Data on Female Genital Mutilation May 2017 On 16th October HSCIC published the first data on Female Genital Mutilation from acute hospital providers in England. It shows the incidence of FGM in women being treated for both FGM related or non... Read More →
New Acute Care Testing Handbook April 2017 Radiometer has released a new Acute Care Testing handbook designed to support decision-­making processes in acute and high dependency settings. Available as either a printed handbook or eBook, it is... 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 →
Diagnosis And Acute Management Of Stroke And Transient Ischaemic Attacks April 2017 Advice in a new NICE stroke guideline covers: how healthcare professionals should recognise the symptoms of a stroke or transient ischaiemic attack (TIA) and make a diagnosis quickly when people... Read More →

Resources

Elsevier Journals September 2017 Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior...
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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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...
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...
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...
Software To Aid Early Detection Of Infectious Disease Outbreaks August 2017 A software programme lets health authorities at the site of an infectious disease outbreak quickly analyse data, speeding...
Meditute - web based short tutorials August 2017 Meditute aims to develop, deliver, and monitor the use of high quality, freely distributable medical education. It...
Criteria for Diagnosing Death in Infants Less Than 2 Months of Age July 2017 Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health sets out recommendations to diagnose death by neurological criteria in young...
Guidelines Aim to Help Millions with Low Back Pain July 2017 Millions of people with low back pain will benefit from new guidance issued to the NHS on the most effective ways to treat...
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...
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