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JCVI summary on the number of doses of flu vaccine for children June 2018 The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) summary provides advice on the number of doses of flu vaccine that children should be offered depending on:

• their age
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Measuring patient experience of integration in the NHS June 2018 The NHS Future Forum report on Integration recommended that new patient experience measures should be developed to evaluate patients’ experiences across whole journeys of care.

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Guidance on Overseas Visitors Hospital Charging Regulations June 2018 Guidance has been published for NHS bodies in carrying out their duties to make and recover charges for NHS hospital treatment from overseas visitors not exempt from charge. It also includes... Read More →
Summary of Childhood and Adolescent Immunisation Recommendations June 2018 The Immunization Action Coalition?s newly revised "Summary of Childhood and Adolescent Immunisation Recommendations" distils hundreds of pages of Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)... Read More →
Summary of Childhood and Adolescent Immunisation Recommendations June 2018 The Immunization Action Coalition?s newly revised "Summary of Childhood and Adolescent Immunisation Recommendations" distils hundreds of pages of Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)... Read More →
British Hernia Centre June 2018 Hernia.org provides a comprehensive description of the various types of hernias and the different techniques of hernia repair surgery available.

Visitors to this website may be surprised at... Read More →
Primary Care Commisioning Support and Resources June 2018 Primary Care Commissioning (PCC) provides trusted, practical support to commissioners and providers of health and care services including training, development and expert advice.

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Burger boy and sporty girl June 2018 Burger Boy and Sporty Girl: children and young peoples attitudes toward food in school lifts the lid on a nation of children who accept junk food as the staple school diet and are influenced in... Read More →
Looked After Children: Knowledge Skills and Competences of Health Care Staff May 2018 Produced by the RCPCH, RCN and RCGP, this document demonstrates the importance of meeting the healthcare needs of looked after children and aids health care staff in understanding their role and... Read More →
Local Authority Child Health Profiles May 2018 Updated versions from the national Child and Maternal Health Observatory (ChiMat) of these snapshots of child health and wellbeing for each council in England have been published.

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Resources

Food for thought: Getting the recipe right June 2018 How can we encourage children to eat healthily when they are confronted by sugary snacks and drinks and fast food almost...
Promoting the health and well-being of looked-after children June 2018 The Department of Health and the Department for Education has published revised joint statutory guidance on Promoting the...
Setting Standards for Antenatal Care June 2018 NICE has produced a quality standard on antenatal care to help improve the care that women receive during their...
NHS Information Centre Indicator Portal June 2018 One thousand indicators covering a wide range of population health topics have been brought together in the NHS Information...
Online STD Risk Assessment Tool June 2018 A tool launched in the fight against HPV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The Medical Institute has...
Domestic violence guidance June 2018 A new publication provides primary care professionals with up-to-date advice about dealing with women who are suffering...
The science behind drug abuse June 2018 Knowledge is power, and a NIDA educational product empowers teens to make healthy decisions about drugs. "NIDA for Teens:...
Peritoneal Dialysis Travel “Tool Box” June 2018 Peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients now have a comprehensive guide to help prepare for a trip. Published in a recent issue of...
Gout Diagnosis May 2018 Gout is a tricky diagnosis to make. Rarely is it made via the gold standard technique of synovial aspiration and polarized...
Anticoagulation Manager May 2018 The Anticoagulation Manager is a mobile application developed through the collaborative efforts of the CDC and the Georgia...
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