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Care Leaver Strategy October 2018 The Department for Education has published the Care Leaver Strategy. This cross-departmental strategy document sets out in one place the steps the government is taking – from housing to health... Read More →
Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum October 2018 The Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum held its Annual Summit recently. The Forum is an independent expert advisory group of professionals and representatives from across the... Read More →
Institute Of Medical Ethics October 2018 The Institute of Medical Ethics website will serve as a virtual network and resource centre for clinicians, teachers and students interested in medical ethics. It contains sign-posted links to a... Read More →
NHS Stop Smoking Services monitoring guidance October 2018 Guidance has been published for everyone involved in managing, commissioning or delivering NHS stop smoking services. It has been developed by means of a collaboration with representatives from... Read More →
American Foundation for the Blind October 2018 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), The Senior Site, designed to help older Americans with age-related eye problems such as macular degeneration and cataracts live independently and... Read More →
Ten Most Important Things to Know About Caring for Transgender Patients September 2018 Transgender people have a gender that is not in agreement with their birth sex. Previous barriers, including lack of provider knowledge, has created significant healthcare disparities for this... Read More →
5 Year Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2013 to 2018 September 2018 Recent guidance sets out actions to slow the development and spread of antimicrobial resistance with a focus on antibiotics.

Increasing resistance and a lack of new drugs means a greater risk... 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 →
National health visitor plan: progress and future implementation September 2018 The ‘National Health Visitor Plan’ is a joint Department of Health, NHS England, Public Health England and Health Education England document. It sets out how these partner organisations will work... Read More →
Changes to the Meningococcal C conjugate (MenC) vaccine schedule September 2018 From summer 2013, changes to the meningococcal C vaccine schedule will offer better protection to teens and young adults.

Studies show that vaccination against meningococcal C (MenC) disease... Read More →

Resources

Tackling obesity October 2018 A report on a Public Health England survey of 136 local authorities and directors of public health on their obesity...
Mental health: priorities for change October 2018 The document sets out 25 priorities for change. It details how changes in local service planning and delivery will make a...
Suicide prevention report October 2018 The Department of Health has issued the first annual report on the suicide prevention strategy for England. The annual...
Information service for parents: evaluation report October 2018 The NHS ISP was launched in May 2012 to provide trusted, high-quality information to new and expectant parents.

A...
New Hospital2Home discharge pack to support care of older people October 2018 The Hospital 2 Home resource pack, designed to support older patients returning from hospital, has been...
RCGP TARGETs antibiotics prescribing October 2018 The RCGP has launched a toolkit containing new guidance for GPs and their patients on the appropriate prescription of...
MPS advises GP Registrars on Good Medical Records October 2018 The Medical Protection Society has published the latest issue of GP Registrar, its periodical containing topical...
Molehill Mountain September 2018 Molehill Mountain is based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) approaches adapted for autistic people. The app was...
Clinical Pain Advisor September 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
inPractice® Oncology September 2018 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
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