News

Avoid Alcohol in Pregnancy June 2017 The Royal College of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published updated guidance on alcohol consumption in pregnancy.

Commenting, Janet Fyle, professional policy... Read More →
Inappropriate Aspirin Use for CVD Prevention June 2017 Among patients without cardiovascular disease (CVD) and low 10-year CVD risk, the risks of gastrointestinal bleeding and hemorrhagic strokes associated with aspirin use outweigh any potential... Read More →
Healthcare Rights of LGB People June 2017 The General Medical Council (GMC) and Stonewall - the equality organisation for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people across Britain - have produced a leaflet informing LGB people of their right to... Read More →
Information Security Management Code Of Practice June 2017 The Information Security Management: NHS Code of Practice is a guide to the methods and required standards of practice in the management of information security for those who work within or under... Read More →
Online resource launched for HAE June 2017 Patients with a rare disease called Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) - and their doctors - can find comprehensive information about the condition on a new website, www.AllAboutHAE.com, launched by CSL... Read More →
Health clearance for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV June 2017 This guidance provides advice on health clearance of new healthcare workers for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.

Health clearance for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and... Read More →
Report aims to reduce diabetes inequalities June 2017 A report revealed shocking statistics about people living in deprived areas. People in these areas are 2.5 times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. They are also over three times more likely to... Read More →
Report aims to reduce diabetes inequalities June 2017 A report revealed shocking statistics about people living in deprived areas. People in these areas are 2.5 times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes. They are also over three times more likely to... Read More →
Guidelines for management of the hot swollen joint in adults June 2017 Hot swollen joint is a common condition and has a wide differential diagnosis. The most serious is septic arthritis, but other underlying diagnoses include crystal arthritis, reactive arthritis and... Read More →
Good Medical Practice June 2017 A revised version of the General Medical Councils? core guidance Good Medical Practice (GMP) defines the expected standard of professional conduct and duty of care that is encumbent upon all UK... Read More →

Resources

Supporting Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse June 2017 A Scottish Government booklet offers advice on understanding the needs of people who have experienced childhood sexual...
The Prevention And Treatment Of Head Lice June 2017 A leaflet providing information about head lice including detection, and treatment options has been published.

The...
Self-Assessment Tool for Improving the Quality of Services to Children and Young People June 2017 A self-assessment tool has been designed to assist in assessing their knowledge and capability to commission children?s and...
Assistive technologies website launched June 2017 www.atdementia.org.uk launched by the charity Trent Dementia Services Development Centre to raise awareness of how...
Healthy Ageing: A Challenge for Europe June 2017 Co-funded by the European Commission, the three-year (2004 - 2007) Healthy Ageing project aims to promote healthy aging...
NIH website for child health and human development June 2017 The component of the National Institutes of Health that conducts and supports research on human development, medical...
People in control of their own health and care May 2017 The idea that people should have a stronger voice in decisions about their health and care, and that services should better...
GP2GP patient information leaflet available to download May 2017 The Health and Social Care Information Centre has produced a GP2GP information leaflet for practices to distribute to their...
What primary care needs to know about dementia May 2017 NHS England in cooperation with the Royal College of GPs and Hardwick CCG have published Dementia Revealed - What primary...
Website helps children prep for hospital experience May 2017 Lucile Packard Children?s Hospital recently launched a new interactive website for children ages 5 to 12 to learn what to...
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