News

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 →
Getting The Best From Neurological Services March 2017 A revised and updated guide has been published for people with neurological conditions and their families living in England. It highlights what support is available and provides answers to... Read More →
SAMHSA improves usability March 2017 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 →
A&E departments are experiencing a perfect storm of factors leading to an increase in waiting times February 2017 As hospitals throughout the country increasingly fail to hit A&E targets, patients in England have been warned they could expect greater waits in emergency units.

Days after NHS England data... Read More →
Recommendations for children subjected to sexual exploitation February 2017 The child sexual exploitation health working group report makes recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of children who have experienced sexual exploitation. It is designed to help... Read More →
Case study facility on NHS Englandís Learning Environment February 2017 NHS England has launched a new case study Pinboard as part of its on-line Learning Environment. The searchable library of case studies for commissioners has been developed in response to requests... Read More →
Zinc Deficiency Is Associated With Poor Outcomes in IBD January 2017 Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) were followed to evaluate the effect of low serum zinc levels on outcomes. Zinc deficiency was associated with an increase in the risk of... Read More →

Resources

Specialist guidance on the management of patients with VHF May 2017 The Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) produces specialist guidance on the management of patients with a...
Late cancer diagnosis costing lives and money April 2017 The late diagnosis of almost all types of cancer usually means the disease has already spread within the body, making it...
Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles update April 2017 The Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles tool has been updated. Among other developments, PDF report printouts are now...
Ebola guidance for all primary healthcare professionals April 2017 Ebola has featured widely in the news in recent weeks and cases have now been diagnosed in Europe.
Public Health England...
Fifth Of Allergy Sufferers Have Taken Time Off Work March 2017 A fifth of people say they have suffered from a nasal allergy for over 20 years.
55% of those surveyed said their first...
Connecting healthcare professionals with information that matters most March 2017 PracticeUpdate's mission is to connect healthcare professionals with news and information that matters most for patient...
NIHSeniorHealth adds information on heart failure March 2017 NIHSeniorHealth now offers information about the prevention, detection, and treatment of heart failure. Designed especially...
RCPCH and NCB report: Why Children Die February 2017 UK children are at a higher risk of premature death than their Western European counterparts due to the growing gap between...
Procedures for approval of independent sector providers of treatment for termination of pregnancy February 2017 The 2012 Interim Procedures were updated to reflect the CQCís regulatory framework and changes to professional guidance....
QualityWatch report: Access to emergency care February 2017 QualityWatch, the Nuffiled Trustís joint research programme with the Health Foundation, has published new research...
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