Helping people live well for longer

December 2018

Ageing

Country of origin: UK

A recent document aims to help people understand how the national system as a whole is supporting local action to help people live well for longer.

It includes actions already taken in prevention, early diagnosis and treatment.

It focuses on the 5 big killers:

• cancer
• stroke
• heart disease
• lung disease
• liver diseases

It includes examples of good practice and help for local commissioning and service delivery.

Resources

Providing integrated care for older people with complex needs January 2019 A recent report synthesises evidence from seven case studies covering Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand,...
Risk guidance for people with dementia January 2019 Nothing ventured, nothing gained provides guidance on best practice in assessing, managing and enabling risk for people...
inPractice® Oncology. January 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
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Helping people live well for longer December 2018 A recent document aims to help people understand how the national system as a whole is supporting local action to help...
Healthy ageing in the 21st century November 2018 A report, from the University of Birmingham, explores how good ageing in a multi-cultural society is defined. It is looking...
Frail older people: Safe, compassionate care November 2018 A practical guidance document, from NHS England summarizes the evidence of the effects of an integrated pathway of care for...
Incisional Hernia Risk Prediction Instrument October 2018 The Hernia Calculator from the University of Pennsylvania Health System was developed from data spanning a 7-year time...
National Hip Fracture Database September 2018 It is estimated that there are 70,000 hip fractures a year in the UK[1] and this is only set to increase as the population...
Challenges to finding treatments for dementia July 2018 A report by Raj Long, Senior Regulatory Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, sets out what and where hurdles...
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