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Early diagnosis and treatment of pelvic girdle pain can improve a woman’s quality of life September 2017 Pelvic girdle pain affects one in five pregnant women and can severely affect a woman’s mobility and quality of life. Early diagnosis and treatment should relieve pain and prevent symptoms from... Read More →
2015 Heatwave Plan for England September 2017 The 2015 Heatwave Plan for England was published recently, and the MET Office is issuing Heatwave alerts from 1 June to 15 September 2015. The Heatwave plan for England remains a central part of the... Read More →
Self-Management Programs Help with Epilepsy August 2017 Epilepsy is a broad term used for a brain disorder that causes seizures. There are many different types of epilepsy and many different kinds of seizures. Epilepsy can get in the way of life, mostly... Read More →
Commissioning tools published for transitions fromCAMHS August 2017 Two new resources to support commissioning effective, seamless transitional mental health services for young people have been published.

The new Model Specification for Transitions from Child... Read More →
Report on the regulation of herbal medicines and practitioners August 2017 The recommendations of the Herbal Medicines Working Group report are mainly giving advice to the government on how the sector may be regulated to keep the public safe. Read More →
Continence issues for a child with learning difficulties August 2017 An exemplar has been produced which describes a care pathway and the considerations which apply at each stage in supporting a child with continence issues relating to a learning... Read More →
End of Life Care Strategy Second Annual Report August 2017 In July 2008 the Department of Health (England) published the End of Life Care Strategy - promoting high quality care for all adults at the end of life. The second annual report sets out the... Read More →
Pandemic Influenza Flowchart for Triage and Indemnity Cover for Staff August 2017 The RCGP and Department of Health (England) have produced a flowchart to assist GP receptionists in determining which symptomatic swine flu patients should be seen most urgently - particularly in... Read More →
Antiviral medicines in pregnancy, breastfeeding and children under one August 2017 Pandemic influenza: guidance on preparing maternity services. It reinforces and clarifies the advice in the main guidance, and provides advice for the use of antiviral medicines in women who are... Read More →
Putting Patients at the Heart of Care August 2017 In June 2009, the Department of Health brought together patients, third sector representatives, clinicians and managers to look at the role that Patient and Public Engagement (PPE) is already... Read More →

Resources

UK Physical Activity Guidelines September 2017 A UK-wide CMOs report presents new physical activity guidelines for all four UK home countries, covering early years;...
UK Physical Activity Guidelines September 2017 A UK-wide CMOs report presents new physical activity guidelines for all four UK home countries, covering early years;...
Web Service Allows Patients To See How Drugs Work September 2017 iGuard.org, a free, patient-driven on-line health care community, has launched an innovative new patient empowerment tool....
Improved Online Resources For Patient And Drug Information September 2017 GPnotebook.co.uk (an online clinical medical encyclopaedia) has teamed up with medical search engine SearchMedica.co.uk to...
Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Website September 2017 The CAN-R website is aimed at supporting and educating Canadian healthcare providers and researchers on the escalating...
Elsevier Journals September 2017 Elsevier is a leading publisher of health science books and journals, helping to advance medicine by delivering superior...
Online tool aids diagnosis September 2017 ISABEL, an on-line tool helping GPs and nurses to make fast and accurate diagnoses of children's illnesses.

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Leadership guide September 2017 The NHS Leadership Framework is now available and is applicable to everyone in health and care, no matter what their...
Guidance on cataract surgery and glaucoma services August 2017 The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has published guidance on commissioning cataract surgery services. In addition, draft...
General Practice e-Learning August 2017 The Royal College of General Practitioners Online Learning, the College’s dedicated e-learning platform offers free access...
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