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SAMHSA improves usability January 2019 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 →
Recommendations for children subjected to sexual exploitation December 2018 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 →
Patient safety alert on risk of associating ECG records with wrong patients December 2018 An NHS England patient safety alert has been issued to all NHS services in England that use ECG machines to diagnose cardiac problems. The alert highlights the risk of printing the wrong patient’s... Read More →
Clinical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic November 2018 Providers wrote approximately 4.45 billion opioid prescriptions in 2016—with wide variation across states. In addition, an almost 1.8 million Americans, aged 12 or older, either abused or were... Read More →
Biomarker in blood may help predict recovery time November 2018 Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that the blood protein tau could be an important new clinical biomarker to better identify athletes who need more recovery time before safely... Read More →
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases November 2018 Inflammatory Bowel Diseases ® is the Official Journal of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. We invite you to read more about the Foundation’s mission and core values.

Inflammatory Bowel... Read More →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

Transforming health and care through technology

Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Our role and remit in the health service
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Online Toolkit for Medical Responses to Radiation Emergencies October 2018 The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has developed a downloadable online diagnostic and treatment toolkit designed for health care providers, primarily doctors, who may have to... Read More →
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 →

Resources

Fifth Of Allergy Sufferers Have Taken Time Off Work February 2019 A fifth of people say they have suffered from a nasal allergy for over 20 years.
55% of those surveyed said their first...
OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist. January 2019 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose...
Clinical Pain Advisor. January 2019 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
Procedures for approval of independent sector providers of treatment for termination of pregnancy January 2019 The 2012 Interim Procedures were updated to reflect the CQC’s regulatory framework and changes to professional guidance....
QualityWatch report: Access to emergency care January 2019 QualityWatch, the Nuffiled Trust’s joint research programme with the Health Foundation, has published new research...
Working with Offenders with Personality Disorders January 2019 A guide for practitioners to working with offenders with personality disorders has been produced by the National Offender...
Managing Head Injury. January 2019 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
The CDC Clear Communication Index November 2018 The CDC Clear Communication Index (Index) is a research-based tool to help you develop and assess public communication...
Visual communication can benefit all audiences November 2018 Visuals, such as pictures, drawings, charts, graphs and diagrams, can be effective tools for communicating health...
Prevention of HAI Observation Tools November 2018 Patients deserve and expect safe care free of preventable complications, such as healthcare-associated infections. Hospital...
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