News

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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Revised Policy for Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism (CHT) In Preterm Babies May 2018 The UK Newborn Screening Programme has issued a revised policy for screening for CHT in preterm babies. By targeting babies born before 32 weeks gestation and repeat testing at 28 days postnatal... Read More →
Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and Response May 2018 The Department of Health has published operational guidance for health and social care workers to support the implementation of the UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011. The guidance... Read More →
Confidence in Caring: a framework for best practice May 2018 Providing care in hospitals today is more complex than ever before. Healthcare has changed, with more technology involved, more specialist care and more complex patient needs.. But the most... Read More →
Family Nurse Partnership Programme Information Leaflet April 2018 The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) programme information leaflet has been revised and updated. It covers the main features of the programme, as well as information for commissioners.

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Bringing Networks to Life April 2018 In parallel with the development of managed clinical networks in the new NHS, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health have published a guide to establishing and managing successful... 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 →
Carer Support Report April 2018 A report from the Evaluation of the National Carers’ Strategy Demonstrator Sites Programme explores the work of 25 DH-funded projects that provided carers with breaks, health checks and better NHS... 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

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...
UA Balance a motor-cognitive, dual-task training regimen May 2018 Problem: Over 20 million older adults in the US experience falling annually. Thus, a leading cause of traumatic injuries...
VR Robotic Urology May 2018 VR Robotic Urology is an innovative new 3D surgery viewing experience for urologists, residents, and medical students to...
Designing and commissioning services May 2018 NHS RightCare is a national NHS England supported programme committed to delivering the best care to patients, making the...
NHS Information Service for Parents May 2018 Parents can now sign up to the new NHS Information Service for Parents to get regular emails, videos and texts, about...
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