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Patient Consent for a Blood Transfusion April 2018 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) has reported on the importance of patients giving valid consent for a blood transfusion. Consent for treatment is an... Read More →
Birth And Beyond Resource Pack April 2018 Public Health offer the publication of a practical, online pack for anyone involved in planning or running groups for expectant and new parents. As well as learning about childbirth, ‘Preparation... Read More →
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering April 2018 The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). The website contains more patient-oriented information on technology-based medical procedures and expanded information for... Read More →
Epilepsy in later life April 2018 One third of older people with epilepsy have experienced stigma because of their condition, according to new research by the charity Epilepsy Action.

Older people are now, the charity claims,... Read More →
Reforming the Regulation of Health and Social Care Workers March 2018 The Government has published Enabling excellence: autonomy and accountability for healthcare workers, social workers and social care workers, setting out its plans for reforming and sustaining the... Read More →
Midwifery 2020: Delivering Expectations March 2018 The Midwifery 2020 programme was commissioned in 2008 by the Chief Nursing officers for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

This document is the programme’s final report. It... Read More →
Learning Tool for Antenatal and Newborn Screening February 2018 The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) has launched its new online learning module for antenatal and newborn screening in England. The module covers the six NHS antenatal and newborn screening... Read More →
Essence of Care February 2018 Essence of Care has been refreshed and now contains 12 benchmarks, following a consultation exercise late in 2009. It aims to support localised quality improvement, by providing a set of established... Read More →
Patient Safety Training Resource For Practice Nurses February 2018 A patient safety training resource, aimed at nurses in all care settings, has been launched by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA). It contains training scenarios and supporting materials for... Read More →
Online Resource on Assistive Technology for Persons with Dementia February 2018 AT Dementia is an online information resource on assistive technology for people with dementia and their caregivers.
The website, developed by Trent Dementia Services Development Centre,... Read More →

Resources

Information Centre April 2018 We collect, analyse and present national data and statistical information in health and social care.

From tackling...
Database provides information on everyday products April 2018 The US National Institutes of Health produces a consumer's guide that provides easy-to-understand information on the...
A Single Source For Patient Safety April 2018 HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is a national 'one-stop' portal of resources for improving patient...
Read by QxMD March 2018 There are a few ways to browse journal content. The landing screen is Featured Papers, which presents citations from your...
Calculate by QxMD March 2018 Medical calculators come in all different shapes and sizes – from traditional paper OB wheels to the more tech-savvy app...
Pedi STAT March 2018 In a medical emergency, time is of the essence. Timely medical and procedural interventions are often needed to keep...
Miscarriage leaflets in a range of languages March 2018 Leaflets about miscarriage have been produced in a range of minority ethnic languages by The Miscarriage Association with...
Prognosis: Your Diagnosis January 2018 Test your medical decision-making skills in a risk-free environment; assess your clinical knowledge on the go or in your...
Infectious Disease Advisor January 2018 Infectious Disease Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers infectious disease specialists and other...
Clinical Advisor January 2018 Clinical Advisor is the first app created specifically for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, from the...
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