News

Zika key messages December 2017 With the recent outbreaks in the Americas, the number of Zika cases among travelers visiting or returning to the United States will likely increase. CDC can't predict how much Zika virus will spread... Read More →
Providing Care In An Emergency Situation Outside The Work Environment December 2017 The Nursing and Midwifery Council has produced a new advice sheet for nurses and midwives. The advice expands on the guidance in the Code, and contains information on duty of care, personal... Read More →
Scheme To Manage Poor Performance In The NHS December 2017 The Department of Health has issued details of a new NHS Performance Regime, designed to offer greater transparency and consistency in identifying underperformance, supporting recovery, and managing... Read More →
Predicting adult obesity from childhood obesity October 2017 Young children are dependent on their care providers—parents and teachers—to cultivate healthy lifestyle behaviors that are associated with reduced chronic diseases. Childhood obesity is complex,... Read More →
Design For Patient Safety October 2017 The Design for Patient Safety series looks at how better design can reduce risk, improve the working environment, and ensure better, patient-centred care.

The series is based on the belief... Read More →
Guidance On Fluoridation Of Drinking Water October 2017 A letter has been published which encourages SHAs and PCTs to consider fluoridation to reduce inequalities in oral health. It covers the legislative framework, the requirement for PCTs to assess the... Read More →
Improving Cleanliness And Infection Control October 2017 The Government recently announced a series of measures aimed at improving hospital cleanliness, including increasing the number of Matrons and giving more powers to nurses. This letter gives more... Read More →
Why Your Childs Weight Matters October 2017 The Government has developed an information booklet for parents: ?Why your child?s weight matters?, which includes information for parents about:

? the National Child Measurement Programme... Read More →
Vaccine Website for Adolescents and Teens October 2017 PKIDs? Vaccine Initiative has launched www.getvaxed.org, a new vaccine website for adolescents and teens. The goal of the site is to raise awareness of immunisations among teens and young adults... Read More →
NHS guidance to tackle mental health and substance misuse problems October 2017 A step forward in tackling the problems arising from mental illness combined with substance misuse was made recently, as the Government launched new guidance aimed at improving the care received by... Read More →

Resources

British HIV Association December 2017 The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and the British Infection Society (BIS) aim to increase the offer...
The Importance Of Children In Clinical Studies December 2017 From asthma and cancer treatments to vaccines, research in children saves lives and improves their health and well-being. A...
Supporting Paediatric Reconfiguration December 2017 A report published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) Paediatricians in Medical Management...
The Needs Of Parents In Pregnancy And Early Parenthood December 2017 Pregnancy and the transition to parenthood are major adjustment periods within a family. Existing studies have asked...
Code Of Conduct For Practice Nurses December 2017 The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has updated its code of conduct, performance and ethics, to reflect the...
How To Become An Ex Smoker December 2017 A new public health campaign created by an alliance of national organisations and state health agencies was launched...
RCN Learning Zone December 2017 The RCN's Learning Zone is aimed at general practice and primary care nurses, it will also be of interest to any groups of...
Movies That Address Vital Issues December 2017 Over recent months, BrainPOP?s Q&A email service has received many questions from 8-14 year-olds about SARS, asking...
Meducation App November 2017 There are a ton of great medical education resources online but they can be scattered and hard to find. So Meducation does...
Young Men's Health November 2017 Children's Hospital Boston has an award-winning website dedicated to young women's health (youngwomenshealth.org), and is...
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