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Safe, compassionate care for frail older people using an integrated care pathway January 2019 This practical guide for commissioners summarises evidence of the effects of an integrated pathway of care for older people and suggests it can be commissioned effectively using levers and... Read More →
Structured Physical Activity in Older Persons December 2018 Individuals aged 70 to 89 years who could walk 400 meters despite functional limitations were randomized to participate in a long-term, structured physical activity program or receive a health... Read More →
Daily low-dose aspirin found to have no effect November 2018 In a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent... Read More →
Older Adult Fall Prevention November 2018 CDC has a new "Stand STEADI" video series highlighting healthcare teams and programs that are successfully implementing fall prevention. The first two videos of the series were released today, and... Read More →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

Transforming health and care through technology

Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Our role and remit in the health service
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Adult immunisation in the UK October 2018 A new report examines the UK adult immunisation policy framework in light of new European research conducted by SAATI (Supporting Active Ageing Through Immunisation).

SAATI is a voluntary,... Read More →
American Foundation for the Blind October 2018 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), The Senior Site, designed to help older Americans with age-related eye problems such as macular degeneration and cataracts live independently and... Read More →
Longer lives September 2018 Longer Lives, a website showing the variation in early death rates has been launched by Public Health England (PHE).

It has been specifically designed to provide local authorities and the NHS... Read More →
Insight into effects of dementia May 2018 Medical professionals are able to detect subtle changes in the quality of life of people with mild dementia, thanks to a new self-assessment technique that will help improve the timing of additional... 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 →

Resources

OrthoFlow pocket orthopaedic specialist. February 2019 Welcome to OrthoFlow…the orthopaedic specialist in your pocket! This new way of learning is designed to help you diagnose...
inPractice® Oncology. February 2019 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
Connecting healthcare professionals with information that matters most February 2019 PracticeUpdate's mission is to connect healthcare professionals with news and information that matters most for patient...
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...
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...
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