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Looked after children Knowledge Skills and Competences June 2018 The Royal Colleges of General Practitioners, of Nursing and of Paediatrics and Child Health has issued their updated Intercollegiate Framework, Looked after children: Knowledge, skills and... Read More →
JCVI summary on the number of doses of flu vaccine for children June 2018 The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) summary provides advice on the number of doses of flu vaccine that children should be offered depending on:

• their age
• whether... Read More →
British Hernia Centre June 2018 Hernia.org provides a comprehensive description of the various types of hernias and the different techniques of hernia repair surgery available.

Visitors to this website may be surprised at... Read More →
Looked After Children: Knowledge Skills and Competences of Health Care Staff May 2018 Produced by the RCPCH, RCN and RCGP, this document demonstrates the importance of meeting the healthcare needs of looked after children and aids health care staff in understanding their role and... Read More →
Local Authority Child Health Profiles May 2018 Updated versions from the national Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) of these snapshots of child health and wellbeing for each council in England have been published.

These... Read More →
Revised Policy for Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism (CHT) In Preterm Babies May 2018 The UK Newborn Screening Programme has issued a revised policy for screening for CHT in preterm babies. By targeting babies born before 32 weeks gestation and repeat testing at 28 days postnatal... Read More →
Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and Response May 2018 The Department of Health has published operational guidance for health and social care workers to support the implementation of the UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011. The guidance... Read More →
Confidence in Caring: a framework for best practice May 2018 Providing care in hospitals today is more complex than ever before. Healthcare has changed, with more technology involved, more specialist care and more complex patient needs.. But the most... Read More →
Family Nurse Partnership Programme Information Leaflet April 2018 The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) programme information leaflet has been revised and updated. It covers the main features of the programme, as well as information for commissioners.

The... Read More →
Bringing Networks to Life April 2018 In parallel with the development of managed clinical networks in the new NHS, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have published a guide to establishing and managing successful... Read More →

Resources

NHS Choice Framework Update and Easy-Read Leaflets June 2018 The Department of Health published an updated version of the NHS Choice Framework. The framework sets out a patients’...
Setting Standards for Antenatal Care June 2018 NICE has produced a quality standard on antenatal care to help improve the care that women receive during their...
Online STD Risk Assessment Tool June 2018 A tool launched in the fight against HPV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The Medical Institute has...
Domestic violence guidance June 2018 A new publication provides primary care professionals with up-to-date advice about dealing with women who are suffering...
The science behind drug abuse June 2018 Knowledge is power, and a NIDA educational product empowers teens to make healthy decisions about drugs. "NIDA for Teens:...
Peritoneal Dialysis Travel “Tool Box” June 2018 Peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients now have a comprehensive guide to help prepare for a trip. Published in a recent issue of...
Gout Diagnosis May 2018 Gout is a tricky diagnosis to make. Rarely is it made via the gold standard technique of synovial aspiration and polarized...
Anticoagulation Manager May 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
UA Balance a motor-cognitive, dual-task training regimen May 2018 Problem: Over 20 million older adults in the US experience falling annually. Thus, a leading cause of traumatic injuries...
VR Robotic Urology May 2018 VR Robotic Urology is an innovative new 3D surgery viewing experience for urologists, residents, and medical students to...
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