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Ten Most Important Things to Know About Caring for Transgender Patients May 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 →
Revised Policy for Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism (CHT) In Preterm Babies May 2018 The UK Newborn Screening Programme has issued a revised policy for screening for CHT in preterm babies. By targeting babies born before 32 weeks gestation and repeat testing at 28 days postnatal... Read More →
Bringing Networks to Life April 2018 In parallel with the development of managed clinical networks in the new NHS, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have published a guide to establishing and managing successful... Read More →
Good practice in endoscopy services April 2018 NHS Improvement has undertaken a rapid review of 14 NHS endoscopy services to understand the challenges faced when planning for increases in demand for services. The review also identifies... Read More →
Patient Consent for a Blood Transfusion April 2018 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) has reported on the importance of patients giving valid consent for a blood transfusion. Consent for treatment is an... 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 →
Carer Support Report April 2018 A report from the Evaluation of the National Carers’ Strategy Demonstrator Sites Programme explores the work of 25 DH-funded projects that provided carers with breaks, health checks and better NHS... Read More →
Personal Health Budgets April 2018 A personal health budget is an amount of money to support the identified healthcare and wellbeing needs of an individual, which is planned and agreed between the individual, or their representative,... Read More →
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering April 2018 The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). The website contains more patient-oriented information on technology-based medical procedures and expanded information for... Read More →
Epilepsy in later life April 2018 One third of older people with epilepsy have experienced stigma because of their condition, according to new research by the charity Epilepsy Action.

Older people are now, the charity claims,... Read More →

Resources

Clinical Pain Advisor May 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
inPractice® Oncology May 2018 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Designing and commissioning services May 2018 NHS RightCare is a national NHS England supported programme committed to delivering the best care to patients, making the...
NHS Information Service for Parents May 2018 Parents can now sign up to the new NHS Information Service for Parents to get regular emails, videos and texts, about...
Atlas of Variation to Drive Health Improvements May 2018 Why continue to publish, indeed? For the simple
reason that in healthcare, as in health, there is no
meaningful...
Updated Guidance for the Management of Deaths Resulting From a Flu Pandemic May 2018 An updated guidance document proposes changes to the procedures for death and cremation certification that could be used in...
Revised Pandemic Influenza Strategy May 2018 The Government has published a revised UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy alongside the response to the...
Managing Head Injury May 2018 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
Combating Child Sexual Exploitation – E-Learning Tool April 2018 The Child Sexual Exploitation e-learning resource has been developed to help health services staff understand and help...
Children's transition to adult health services April 2018 The Care Quality Commission and SCOPE have published From the pond into the sea. Children’s transition to adult health...
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