News

Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration January 2017 Childhood obesity is a multifaceted disease that requires sustainable, multidimensional approaches that support change at the individual, community, and systems levels. The Massachusetts Childhood... Read More →
Concentrated Regular Weekend Physical Activity Reduces Mortality Risk January 2017 Data from household-based surveillance studies and mortality records in the UK were used to evaluate the association between exercise patterns and mortality risk over 561,159 person-years of... Read More →
No benefit to shortening ear infection treatment January 2017 Researchers found that shortening the length of antibiotic treatment for young children diagnosed with ear infections didn’t reduce antibiotic resistance or adverse effects.
The study supports... Read More →
Biomarker in blood may help predict recovery time January 2017 Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that the blood protein tau could be an important new clinical biomarker to better identify athletes who need more recovery time before safely... Read More →
Zinc Deficiency Is Associated With Poor Outcomes in IBD January 2017 Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) were followed to evaluate the effect of low serum zinc levels on outcomes. Zinc deficiency was associated with an increase in the risk of... Read More →
Nonsurgical Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women January 2017 The authors summarized recent clinical guidelines for the nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence (UI) in women and girls aged ≥14 years.

Recommendations include first-line... Read More →
Revalidation: compliance to commitment January 2017 A King’s Fund report, Medical Revalidation: From Compliance to Commitment, says doctors are receiving mixed messages about the purpose of revalidation.

All could identify potential benefits,... Read More →
Patient safety alert to improve reporting and learning of medical devices incidents January 2017 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 →
Maternity and Child Health: Personal Demographics Service January 2017 The way the NHS Number is issued for newborn babies is changing. From 1 July 2014 the Personal Demographics Service (PDS) replaced the NHS Numbers for Babies service. Maternity and child health... Read More →
Children and Young People’s Health Benchmarking Tool January 2017 The Benchmarking Tool, developed by the Child and Maternal (CHiMat) Health Intelligence Network, presents a selection of indicators that are most relevant to the health and wellbeing of children and... Read More →

Resources

Community services: how they can transform care February 2017 A paper has been published which looks at the changes needed to realise the full potential of community services for...
Health And Care Statistics Website February 2017 The website containing data on all aspects of health care in Wales provides access to the latest statistical releases,...
Brain and Spine Website February 2017 The Brain and Spine Foundation website gives answers to frequently-asked questions on a whole range of neurological...
Child Protection – Information sharing project January 2017 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have a series of short films to promote the benefits...
Launch of the Case Studies Pinboard January 2017 The Case Studies Pinboard, part of The Learning Environment for commissioners, is available. Developed in response to...
Digital library for blind adults and children January 2017 The Canadian National Institute for the Blind has launched a digital library with the most advanced collection of...
Tackling obesity December 2016 A report on a Public Health England survey of 136 local authorities and directors of public health on their obesity...
Suicide prevention report December 2016 The Department of Health has issued the first annual report on the suicide prevention strategy for England. The annual...
Information service for parents: evaluation report December 2016 The NHS ISP was launched in May 2012 to provide trusted, high-quality information to new and expectant parents.

A...
New Hospital2Home discharge pack to support care of older people December 2016 The Hospital 2 Home resource pack, designed to support older patients returning from hospital, has been...
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