News

Better choices, healthier lives August 2017 Q: What are the differences between the 2010 DGA and the 2005 DGA?

A: There are a number of differences, including the emphases on managing body weight through all life stages and on proper... Read More →
Wet Work Exposure and Hand Eczema Among Healthcare Workers July 2017 Occupational skin diseases are ranked internationally as the second largest group of occupational diseases after musculoskeletal disorders. They account for >45% of all occupational illnesses. The... Read More →
Guidance for primary care and employers on the management of long term sickness and incapacity July 2017 Guidance has been issued for all those who manage long-term (or recurring short- or long-term) sickness absence and incapacity, including employers and people working in the NHS. It will also be of... Read More →
Management of acute diarrhoea and vomiting due to gastoenteritis in children under 5 July 2017 A guideline has been issued which applies to children younger than 5 years who present to a healthcare professional for advice in any setting. It covers diagnosis, assessment of dehydration, fluid... Read More →
Meeting the healthcare needs of Armed Forces personnel, their families and veterans July 2017 A new leaflet is designed to help regular Armed Forces personnel, their families and veterans to understand how to access the health services they need, and what to do if things go wrong. The... Read More →
Occurrence Of Lactational Mastitis And Medical Management In Glasgow July 2017 Lactational mastitis is a painful, debilitating condition that if inappropriately managed, may lead women to discontinue breastfeeding prematurely. The aim of this paper is to report the incidence... Read More →
Keep Warm Keep Well: Supporting Vulnerable People During Cold Weather July 2017 A leaflet has been published as part of the national Keep Warm Keep well programme, which aims to reduce chronic and acute health risks associated with cold weather. It contains advice for people... Read More →
Pacesetters Community Engagement Guide July 2017 A guide has been written to support NHS organisations participating on the Pacesetters programme to better engage with seldom-heard communities and groups.

?A Dialogue of Equals - The... Read More →
Transgender Experiences Information And Support July 2017 A leaflet has been produced to help transgender people and their families understand about the experiences of transgender people, their rights and their choices. It also helps healthcare staff to... Read More →
Self Referral Pilots To Physiotherapy Information Pack July 2017 The White Paper 'Our Health, our care, our say' made a commitment that: ?in order to provide better access to a wider range of services, we will pilot and evaluate self referral to physiotherapy. ... Read More →

Resources

Drinking, How Does Your Night End? August 2017 For many of us, drinking alcohol is a part of life. But how much do you know about how alcohol affects your body, or how...
Online diabetes management programme August 2017 Launched by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Diabetes Teaching Center, this is the first ever online...
Tackling Drugs August 2017 The Scottish Government's national drugs strategy, focuses on recovery from drug use. Measures include the provision of...
Child Protection Toolkit August 2017 A toolkit designed to guide GPs through the myriad of procedures for safeguarding children has been produced by the Royal...
Independent Website For Patients To Drive NHS Change August 2017 www.patientopinion.org.uk is an independent platform for patients to share their experiences and make informed choices...
The Pregnancy Book 2010 updates August 2017 The Pregnancy Book contains all you need to help you decide what you will do, how you will cope, and how to get the most...
Meditute - web based short tutorials August 2017 Meditute aims to develop, deliver, and monitor the use of high quality, freely distributable medical education. It...
Medical Bag Management Tool July 2017 doctorsbaguk.com - has been launched to help GPs maintain the contents of their medical bags. From just 2.99 per month,...
Leaflet on Protecting Children from Measles July 2017 A leaflet on the MMR vaccination has been issued Welsh Assembly Government. The leaflet contains sections on who is at...
Guidelines Aim to Help Millions with Low Back Pain July 2017 Millions of people with low back pain will benefit from new guidance issued to the NHS on the most effective ways to treat...
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