News

Impact of first infant vaccination programme in England for rotavirus confirmed April 2019 The first full year’s data on the impact of the newly-introduced national infant immunisation programme on rotavirus in England have confirmed the earlier indications that the programme has been... Read More →
Ebola guidance for all primary healthcare professionals April 2019 Ebola has featured widely in the news in recent weeks and cases have now been diagnosed in Europe.
Public Health England continue to monitor the situation, as do the authorities in Scotland,... Read More →
LactMed database April 2019 The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has released a new free database on drugs and breastfeeding called LactMed. This database is part of TOXNET and can be searched together with the other TOXNET... Read More →
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation April 2019 You've just been diagnosed with juvenile (type 1) diabetes, a disease in which your pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone you need to stay alive. All of sudden, you are pushed into a... Read More →
Push Prescriber March 2019 PushPrescriber is an app for obstetricians and delivery teams in any labor and delivery setting. It is a digital version of the study “Pushing the Bounds of Second Stage in Term Nulliparas with a... Read More →
Supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities March 2019 The Children and Families Act 2014 introduces a new statutory requirement for local services to work together when providing care and support for children and young people with special educational... Read More →
Meningococcal C vaccine – updated information about the ‘freshers’ dose March 2019 Further to their announcement in March 2014, Public Health England has now formerly launched the four year Meningococcal C vaccination catch-up programme for new students. ‘Freshers’ between the... Read More →
Learning from patient safety incidents March 2019 The Please Ask initiative, launched by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA), also provides practical information about patient safety and invites patients to share their experiences.... Read More →
Brief Encounters February 2019 Brief Encounters is a new free guide designed to support acute general hospital staff caring for patients who are in emotional crisis on top of their physical health needs. For some patients being... Read More →
Muscoskeletal health report February 2019 Arthritis Research UK has launched its ground-breaking report Musculoskeletal health – a public health approach recently. The report aims to achieve a shift in focus from musculoskeletal disease to... Read More →

Resources

What primary care needs to know about dementia May 2019 NHS England in cooperation with the Royal College of GPs and Hardwick CCG have published Dementia Revealed - What primary...
Renal Care gets personal May 2019 PatientView shows patients' latest test results plus information about their diagnosis and treatment. They can share this...
Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles update April 2019 The Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles tool has been updated. Among other developments, PDF report printouts are now...
SEND: guide for health professionals April 2019 This guide is for:

• clinical commissioning groups
• health professionals
• local authorities

It...
The Nursing Roadmap for Quality April 2019 The Nursing Roadmap for Quality has been designed help nurses and their teams understand the elements of the quality...
Sepsis Clinical Guide March 2019 Sepsis is a serious systemic infection that can quickly lead to circulatory shock, organ failure and death if...
3d4medical March 2019 3D4Medical apps let you inspect the human anatomy with the latest 3D technology. You can see an entire human body, zoom in...
Clinical Pain Advisor. March 2019 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
inPractice® Oncology. March 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Fifth Of Allergy Sufferers Have Taken Time Off Work March 2019 A fifth of people say they have suffered from a nasal allergy for over 20 years.
55% of those surveyed said their first...
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