News

Alcohol-Related Disease July 2018 'Alcohol-Related Disease: meeting the challenge of improved quality of care and better use of resources' sets out a practical plan for implementing a national strategy to improve services for... Read More →
Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and Response May 2018 The Department of Health has published operational guidance for health and social care workers to support the implementation of the UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011. The guidance... Read More →
Birth And Beyond Resource Pack April 2018 Public Health offer the publication of a practical, online pack for anyone involved in planning or running groups for expectant and new parents. As well as learning about childbirth, ‘Preparation... Read More →
Critical Care Minimum Data Set (CCMDS) March 2018 The Critical Care Minimum Data Set (CCMDS) web page groups together all the approved CCMDS documentation and support material. These should be the principal reference source for users and will be... Read More →
Simple aspiration versus intercostal tube drainage for primary spontaneous pneumothorax in adults March 2018 When air collects between the lung and the chest wall (the pleural space) this is described as a pneumothorax. This may be caused by trauma or lung disease, but sometimes it happens spontaneously... Read More →
Substance dependence a treatable brain disorder March 2018 Substance dependence is as much a disorder of the brain as any other neurological or psychiatric illness, according to a comprehensive and authoritative report on substance use and dependence... Read More →
ASH March 2018 The ASH website is a comprehensive resource for information on all aspects of tobacco control policies both in the UK and at European and international level. The site provides telephone numbers for... Read More →
Essence of Care February 2018 Essence of Care has been refreshed and now contains 12 benchmarks, following a consultation exercise late in 2009. It aims to support localised quality improvement, by providing a set of established... Read More →
End of life care strategy: First annual report resource February 2018 In July 2008 the Department of Health published the End of life care strategy - promoting high quality care for all adults at the end of life. This report sets out progress over the first... Read More →
Preventing Falls in The Elderly February 2018 Falls remain a major public health problem, despite strong growth in the research evidence of effective single and multifactorial interventions, particularly in the community setting. In a BMC... Read More →

Resources

Clinical Pain Advisor July 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
Managing Head Injury July 2018 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
Anticoagulation Manager June 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
Learning From Serious Failings In Care June 2018 Senior doctors have called for action on systemic failures in the NHS.

A report published by the Academy of Medical...
NHS Information Centre Indicator Portal June 2018 One thousand indicators covering a wide range of population health topics have been brought together in the NHS Information...
The science behind drug abuse June 2018 Knowledge is power, and a NIDA educational product empowers teens to make healthy decisions about drugs. "NIDA for Teens:...
Gout Diagnosis May 2018 Gout is a tricky diagnosis to make. Rarely is it made via the gold standard technique of synovial aspiration and polarized...
Anticoagulation Manager May 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
AO/OTA Fracture Classification app May 2018 The 2018 AO/OTA Fracture and Dislocation Classification is a streamlined, concise, and clinically relevant tool for coding...
Trauma Nursing May 2018 We offer 10 or more free multiple-choice or flashcard style questions. Additional questions for each specialty are...
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