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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 →
Birth Then And Now December 2017 Halfway through the 20th century, views on pain in labour encompassed almost everything from women's self-blame to blaming nurses, midwives, doctors or partners for 'bad experiences'. Soon after... 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 →
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use associates with apathy among depressed elderly October 2017 It has been reported over the past decade that the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI's) may be associated with the emergence of apathy. The authors hypothesised that depressed... Read More →
The links between health-related behaviours and life satisfaction in elderly individuals October 2017 The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the links between life satisfaction and health-related behaviours amongst functionally independent elderly people who prefer institutional... Read More →
Early diagnosis and treatment of pelvic girdle pain can improve a woman’s quality of life September 2017 Pelvic girdle pain affects one in five pregnant women and can severely affect a woman’s mobility and quality of life. Early diagnosis and treatment should relieve pain and prevent symptoms from... Read More →
Guideline on Late Intrauterine Fetal Death and Stillbirth September 2017 The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) produce evidence-based guidelines as an aid to good clinical practice. The RCOG was the second organisation to achieve NHS Evidence... Read More →
Young Mums And Dads Get Help From Innovative Programme September 2017 An independent evaluation report shows good potential for the innovative Family Nurse Partnership programme to make a real difference to the life chances of some of the most disadvantaged... Read More →

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Infectious Disease Advisor January 2018 Infectious Disease Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers infectious disease specialists and other...
Clinical Pain Advisor January 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
Clinical Advisor January 2018 Clinical Advisor is the first app created specifically for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, from the...
Oncology Nurse Advisor January 2018 Oncology Nurse Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers oncology nurses the latest news and trends....
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Cancer Emergency Response Tool - CERT January 2018 The Cancer Emergency Response Tool (CERT) allows cancer patients to rapidly and effectively manage chemotherapy toxicity...
inPractice® Oncology January 2018 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
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...
Pandemic Influenza Surge Capacity And Prioritisation In Health Services December 2017 A document has been published which is designed to give guidance on managing the surge capacity needed to respond to an...
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