News

Zika key messages December 2017 With the recent outbreaks in the Americas, the number of Zika cases among travelers visiting or returning to the United States will likely increase. CDC can't predict how much Zika virus will spread... Read More →
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 →
Scheme To Manage Poor Performance In The NHS December 2017 The Department of Health has issued details of a new NHS Performance Regime, designed to offer greater transparency and consistency in identifying underperformance, supporting recovery, and managing... Read More →
Predicting adult obesity from childhood obesity October 2017 Young children are dependent on their care providers—parents and teachers—to cultivate healthy lifestyle behaviors that are associated with reduced chronic diseases. Childhood obesity is complex,... Read More →
Design For Patient Safety October 2017 The Design for Patient Safety series looks at how better design can reduce risk, improve the working environment, and ensure better, patient-centred care.

The series is based on the belief... Read More →
Guidance On Fluoridation Of Drinking Water October 2017 A letter has been published which encourages SHAs and PCTs to consider fluoridation to reduce inequalities in oral health. It covers the legislative framework, the requirement for PCTs to assess the... 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 →
NHS guidance to tackle mental health and substance misuse problems October 2017 A step forward in tackling the problems arising from mental illness combined with substance misuse was made recently, as the Government launched new guidance aimed at improving the care received by... Read More →

Resources

Infectious Disease Advisor January 2018 Infectious Disease Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers infectious disease specialists and other...
The Drugs & Bugs app January 2018 The Drugs & Bugs app by Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR) is an essential resource for allied healthcare professionals,...
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....
Chemo Calendar January 2018 Chemo Calendar app by Health Monitor Network can track the patient’s symptoms. It captures key symptoms like temperature,...
Cancer Navigator January 2018 Cancer Navigator app was developed by MD Acuity, LLC. The app tracks symptoms during cancer treatment in a graphic...
My PearlPoint Cancer Side Effects January 2018 My PearlPoint Cancer Side Effects app provides nutrition guidance from oncology RDs, education articles, clinical trial...
Breast Cancer Survivor January 2018 Survivorship encompasses a range of lifestyle approaches to improve wellbeing and survival after a diagnosis of cancer....
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...
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