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CULTURE & MUSIC St Nicholas Fayre 16 November - 22 December, York. The Gothic spires, cobbled streets and timbered medieval houses of York are a tranquil antidote to frenzied, commercialised high streets. Soak up York's wintry charm... Read More →

Life & Style

TRAVEL Strasbourg Christmas Market 24 November - 24 December, Strasbourg Cathedral, France. Strasbourg Cathedral, with its Gothic towers and famous astronomical clock, is a breathtaking setting for this ancient... Read More →
TRAVEL Vienna Ball Season
27 November -21 April Vienna, Austria
In Vienna, the ball season reaches its peak in January and February. The old tradition of carnival balls continues to thrive in the city. While some... Read More →
CULTURE & MUSIC Hennessy Gold Cup
1 December - 2 December, Newbury Racecourse, Berkshire.
Newbury Racecourse's two-day Sportingbet Winter Festival draws thousands of race fans to Berkshire in late November for the flagship... Read More →
Hogmanay CULTURE & MUSIC
29 December - 01 January, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dating back to pagan celebrations of the Winter Solstice, the New Year's Eve festival of Hogmanay, enjoyed all over Scotland, is the perfect... Read More →
The Varsity Match SPORTING INTERESTS
07 December, Twickenham, London
This titanic annual struggle between the rugby teams of England's two oldest universities, Oxford and Cambridge, dates to 1872, when Oxford hosted the first... Read More →
Opening Night, La Scala Milano TRAVEL
07 December, Milan, Italy
It is a tradition that the venerable La Scala opera house in Milan launches its new season on 7 December, St Ambrose's Day, the feast of Milan's patron... Read More →
Habits de Lumiere FOOD, DRINK & DINING OUT
08 December - 10 December, Epernay, Northern France. Épernay (Sparnacum) belonged to the archbishops of Reims from the 5th until the 10th century, when it came into the possession of the counts of... Read More →
Ice Skating at the Natural History Museum CULTURE & MUSIC
26 October - 07 January. Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London. One of London's best winter attractions, you can take to the ice with the spectacular facade of the National History Museum as... Read More →
Somerset House Ice Rink CULTURE & MUSIC
15 November - 14 January, Strand, London. Go skating in the very heart of London, on an ice rink set against the gracious 18th-century facade of Somerset House.
The Somerset House ice rink... Read More →
Paris Autumn Festival TRAVEL
13 September - 31 December, Paris France.
The Paris Autumn Festival is an international contemporary arts festival held annually in Paris, France.
The festival, which first began in 1972,... Read More →

Medical Resources

App launched to help spot cancer signs October 2017 A new app to help doctors with referrals for patients suspected of having cancer has been launched.
It features a quick reference guide for...
Guidance on medication and learning disability behavioural problems October 2017 The University of Birmingham, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and MENCAP, have published the first national guideline on the use of psychotropic...
Planning For The Management Of Burn-Injured Patients October 2017 Best practice guidance has been published to describe a general set of principles to NHS organisations in planning, preparing and responding to all...
Recipe for Care For Old People October 2017 A leading older people?s doctor has published a report setting out the challenge ahead in looking after older people and why we need to change...
Dementia screening tool detects early cognitive problems October 2017 A screening tool for dementia developed by Saint Louis University geriatricians appears to work better in identifying mild cognitive problems in the...
Transition: Moving On Well October 2017 A good practice guide on effective transition from children's to adult services for young people with complex health needs has been published by the...
Best Practice In Managing Risk October 2017 This framework is a guide for mental health professionals working with service users to assess risk. It underpins risk assessment with principles of...
Helping People Who Are Unable To Make Some Decisions For Themselves October 2017 This booklet is one of a series of six on the Mental Capacity Act published by the Mental Capacity Implementation Programme (MCIP). MCIP is a joint...
Good Practice Guidance On Working With Parents With A Learning Disability October 2017 Good practice guidance, including a summary of relevant legislation and policy, on how adult and children?s services should work together to improve...
Tuberculosis Prevention and Treatment Toolkit October 2017 In order to assist the NHS with implementing the TB action plan, Stopping Tuberculosis in England, the Department of Health has published a toolkit...