News

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.

AHRQ's Health Care Innovations... Read More →
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 →
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 →

Resources

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...
Website Promises Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex July 2017 SexualHealthConnection.com, an online resource uniquely focused on providing women specific clinical information and...
How Much Is Too Much? Drinking And You July 2017 This booklet explains the effects of alcohol on health and on social, home and work life. It tells the number of units in...
Managing Head Injury July 2017 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
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...
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