News

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 →
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 →
Disability Matters August 2017 Disability Matters is a free training package for anyone who works with people with a disability (in health, social care, education and the community). Developed by a consortium of experts led by... 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 →
Continence issues for a child with learning difficulties August 2017 An exemplar has been produced which describes a care pathway and the considerations which apply at each stage in supporting a child with continence issues relating to a learning... Read More →
Antiviral medicines in pregnancy, breastfeeding and children under one August 2017 Pandemic influenza: guidance on preparing maternity services. It reinforces and clarifies the advice in the main guidance, and provides advice for the use of antiviral medicines in women who are... Read More →
Putting Patients at the Heart of Care August 2017 In June 2009, the Department of Health brought together patients, third sector representatives, clinicians and managers to look at the role that Patient and Public Engagement (PPE) is already... Read More →
Safeguarding adults: report on the consultation on the review of No Secrets August 2017 The report on the consultation on the review of No Secrets has been published. The consultation was large and we are delighted that some 12,000 people participated. The report analyses the responses... Read More →
Social Partnership Forum August 2017 The Social Partnership Forum (SPF) is a partnership between the Department of Health, NHS Employers and NHS Trade Unions to improve working relationships and involve partners in the workforce... Read More →
Online Games Encourage Kids to Eat Fruit & Vegetables August 2017 Produce for Better Health Foundation?s (PBH) kids? website now features even more fun, educational activities. Visitors will be treated to four new, age-appropriate games.

The new games... Read More →

Resources

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;...
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....
Online tool aids diagnosis September 2017 ISABEL, an on-line tool helping GPs and nurses to make fast and accurate diagnoses of children's illnesses.

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Tools to Raise Awareness of Malnutrition August 2017 The British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) has developed the 'Malnutrition Matters Meeting...
Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia August 2017 The identification and management of adults presenting with pneumonia is a major challenge for primary care health...
Management of Obesity Guideline August 2017 The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) has published a guideline that provides evidence based...
Child Safety from Domestic Violence August 2017 The Department of Health has published toolkit that provides specific information about children, domestic violence and...
Critical care strategy: managing the H1N1 flu pandemic August 2017 A strategy has been published setting out the Department of Health approach to managing critical care during the swine flu...
Identifying Unhealthy Kidneys August 2017 A patient leaflet has been published which explains the meaning of proteinuria, cases, signs and tests to determine...
Guidance on when to suspect child maltreatment August 2017 NICE guidance on when to suspect child maltreatment. The advice in this guideline covers the alerting features in children...
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