News

Ten Most Important Things to Know About Caring for Transgender Patients October 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 →
Patient safety alert to improve reporting and learning of medical devices incidents October 2018 NHS England and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have jointly issued a patient safety alert to help healthcare providers increase incident reporting for medical devices... 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 →
Online Toolkit for Medical Responses to Radiation Emergencies October 2018 The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has developed a downloadable online diagnostic and treatment toolkit designed for health care providers, primarily doctors, who may have to... Read More →
Promoting better care for cancer patients with urgent medical problems September 2018 A toolkit from the Royal College of Physicians aims to improve the care of cancer patients admitted to hospital as an emergency with medical problems due to their cancer or their... Read More →
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) September 2018 New guidelines have been issued on the prevention of secondary disease have been developed following a review of the epidemiology of invasive Hib disease.

Haemophilus influenzae serotype b... 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 →
JCVI statement on the wider use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines September 2018 The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) statement provides advice about the wider use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine to older children and adults in clinical risk groups for... Read More →
West Nile virus and solid organ transplantation: SaBTO statement September 2018 This Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) position statement provides information on the West Nile virus and its transmission, and what should be done if a donor... Read More →

Resources

ACC Statin Intolerance App October 2018 The ACC Statin Intolerance App guides clinicians through the process of managing and treating patients who report muscle...
EMRA Antibiotic Guide October 2018 We're there for you on every shift! The easy-to-use EMRA Antibiotic Guide helps you navigate the multitude of choices in...
EMRA PressorDex October 2018 Emergency Medicine Residents' Association revised and updated PressorDex is a comprehensive therapeutic guide to the myriad...
Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations October 2018 The Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations is the iOS app version of the reference text of the same name from...
Incisional Hernia Risk Prediction Instrument October 2018 The Hernia Calculator from the University of Pennsylvania Health System was developed from data spanning a 7-year time...
OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist October 2018 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose...
Clinical Pain Advisor October 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
Managing Head Injury October 2018 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care 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...
WISER application for first responders October 2018 WISER is an application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of...
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