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Promoting better care for cancer patients with urgent medical problems September 2018 A toolkit from the Royal College of Physicians aims to improve the care of cancer patients admitted to hospital as an emergency with medical problems due to their cancer or their... Read More →
Longer lives September 2018 Longer Lives, a website showing the variation in early death rates has been launched by Public Health England (PHE).

It has been specifically designed to provide local authorities and the NHS... Read More →
A six-step guide to commissioning end of life care September 2018 The complexities of commissioning local services to improve end of life care are addressed in useful guidance launched recently by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).

RCGP... Read More →
Elsevier Respiratory Medicine Case Reports August 2018 Elsevier has launched Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, a new online open access journal on general respiratory medicine that is dedicated to publishing case reports. Respiratory Medicine Case... Read More →
Updated guidelines provide clarity for healthcare professionals on the care of women with FGM July 2018 Clinical management of women with female genital mutilation (FGM) requires high quality care that is accessible, sensitive and informed, while safeguarding girls at risk, according to revised... Read More →
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 →
NPEU Study on Uterine Rupture July 2018 The results of an NIHR funded national study of uterine rupture showed that although uterine rupture is associated with significant mortality and morbidity, even amongst women with a previous... 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 →

Resources

Emergency Department design toolkit October 2018 The Design Council has published a toolkit for NHS managers, clinicians and designer and healthcare planners who want to...
WISER application for first responders October 2018 WISER is an application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of...
Research on treating bacterial meningitis October 2018 Bacterial meningitis in children is a devastating condition, which if left untreated can lead to deafness, seizures,...
Clinical Pain Advisor September 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
National Hip Fracture Database September 2018 It is estimated that there are 70,000 hip fractures a year in the UK[1] and this is only set to increase as the population...
Medicines for Children: practical and reliable information for parents and carers September 2018 The vision of Medicines for Children is that any parent, wherever they are, have information on their child’s medicines...
Guidance for Health Staff on Identifying and Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking September 2018 Guidance has been published which provides guidance and sets out actions for healthcare staff who suspect that their...
Managing Head Injury September 2018 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
Guidance: Know What To Do About Flu September 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released...
Anticoagulation Manager June 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
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