News

Questions Are The Answer October 2017 Questions Are the Answer, a new online patient safety initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Ad Council, is designed to increase patients? involvement in their... Read More →
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 →
Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) in England September 2017 A document has been published which outlines the Department of Health's proposed methodology for identifying potential outliers in the national PROMs programme

'Patient Reported Outcomes... Read More →
Guideline on Late Intrauterine Fetal Death and Stillbirth September 2017 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) produce evidence-based guidelines as an aid to good clinical practice. The RCOG was the second organisation to achieve NHS Evidence... Read More →
Vector borne diseases September 2017 Purdue University?s entomology department recently unveiled a website providing information to health officials, educators and the general public about diseases such as West Nile virus and the... Read More →
American Lung Association September 2017 The American Lung Association is leading the way in helping breathe easier. Thanks to our donors, volunteers, program and event participants, and staff, we are America’s trusted source for lung... 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 →

Resources

Helping People Who Are Unable To Make Some Decisions For Themselves October 2017 This booklet is one of a series of six on the Mental Capacity Act published by the Mental Capacity Implementation Programme...
Dementia screening tool detects early cognitive problems October 2017 A screening tool for dementia developed by Saint Louis University geriatricians appears to work better in identifying mild...
Management of the Fractured Edentulous Atrophic Mandible October 2017 Fractures of the toothless brittle and weakened lower jaw are fairly common in elderly people. Options for treatment...
Recipe for Care For Old People October 2017 A leading older people?s doctor has published a report setting out the challenge ahead in looking after older people and...
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;...
Local Authority Child Health Profiles for England September 2017 The national Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) has developed a Child Health Profile for councils in England....
Iron and Health Report September 2017 A report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) highlights that, while most population groups in the UK...
Free Online Medical Dictionaries September 2017 The dictionaries are dedicated to providing definitions to medical terminology found in the medical news today.

The...
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....
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