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Institute Of Medical Ethics December 2016 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 December 2016 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 December 2016 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 →
Clinical research in inflammatory bowel disease December 2016 The Foundation for Clinical Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease has launched myIBD.org, a new information site designed for those concerned about inflammatory bowel disease, the collective term... Read More →
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) November 2016 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 November 2016 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 November 2016 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 →
JCVI interim position statement on the use of Bexsero meningococcal B vaccine in the UK November 2016 The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) interim position statement sets out the outcome of the considerations of JCVI and its meningococcal sub-committee on the use of... Read More →
West Nile virus and solid organ transplantation: SaBTO statement November 2016 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 →
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib): revised recommendations for the prevention of secondary cases November 2016 Guidelines on prevention of secondary disease have been developed following a review of the epidemiology of invasive Hib disease. Read More →

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MPS advises GP Registrars on Good Medical Records December 2016 The Medical Protection Society has published the latest issue of GP Registrar, its periodical containing topical...
WISER application for first responders December 2016 WISER is an application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of...
Journal of Medical Internet Research December 2016 The "Journal of Medical Internet Research" (JMIR; ISSN 1438-8871, Medline-abbreviation: J Med Internet Res), founded in...
Research on treating bacterial meningitis December 2016 Bacterial meningitis in children is a devastating condition, which if left untreated can lead to deafness, seizures,...
Allergy Action Plans for Children November 2016 New national Allergy Action Plans have been developed by doctors in an effort to protect children at risk of...
National Hip Fracture Database November 2016 It is estimated that there are 70,000 hip fractures a year in the UK[1] and this is only set to increase as the population...
Antibiotic Resistance - a Threat to Global Health Security and the Case for Action November 2016 The UK delegation to the World Health Assembly in Geneva, led by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Chief Medical Officer...
Medicines for Children: practical and reliable information for parents and carers November 2016 The vision of Medicines for Children is that any parent, wherever they are, have information on their child’s medicines...
Review of Liverpool Care Pathway for dying patients November 2016 A recent report sets out recommendations regarding the Liverpool Care Pathway and end of life care following an independent...
Report on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases November 2016 Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are currently responsible for over 60% of global deaths. This burden is one of the major...
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