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The effects of interventions for improving older patients involvement in their primary care October 2017 Stimulating the involvement of older patients in their primary care may enhance their health. This Cochrane Review looked at studies of interventions to improve older people?s involvement in their... Read More →
Questions Are The Answer October 2017 Questions Are the Answer, a new online patient safety initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Ad Council, is designed to increase patients? involvement in their... Read More →
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use associates with apathy among depressed elderly October 2017 It has been reported over the past decade that the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI's) may be associated with the emergence of apathy. The authors hypothesised that depressed... Read More →
Dignity in Care Public Survey Report October 2017 This report provides a detailed summary of the Department of Health?s online public survey on Dignity in Care, set up to hear directly from the public about their own experiences of being treated... Read More →
2015 Heatwave Plan for England September 2017 The 2015 Heatwave Plan for England was published recently, and the MET Office is issuing Heatwave alerts from 1 June to 15 September 2015. The Heatwave plan for England remains a central part of the... Read More →
Young Mums And Dads Get Help From Innovative Programme September 2017 An independent evaluation report shows good potential for the innovative Family Nurse Partnership programme to make a real difference to the life chances of some of the most disadvantaged... Read More →
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation September 2017 The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a non-profit organization devoted to finding a cure for the life-threatening, genetic disease, recently announced the launch of its newly designed website as part of... Read More →
Vector borne diseases September 2017 Purdue University?s entomology department recently unveiled a website providing information to health officials, educators and the general public about diseases such as West Nile virus and the... Read More →
American Lung Association September 2017 The American Lung Association is leading the way in helping breathe easier. Thanks to our donors, volunteers, program and event participants, and staff, we are America’s trusted source for lung... Read More →
Application for European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) September 2017 Anyone who is a UK resident is entitled to medical treatment that becomes necessary, at reduced cost or sometimes free, when temporarily visiting a European Union (EU) country, Iceland,... Read More →

Resources

British HIV Association December 2017 The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and the British Infection Society (BIS) aim to increase the offer...
The Importance Of Children In Clinical Studies December 2017 From asthma and cancer treatments to vaccines, research in children saves lives and improves their health and well-being. A...
Supporting Paediatric Reconfiguration December 2017 A report published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) Paediatricians in Medical Management...
The Needs Of Parents In Pregnancy And Early Parenthood December 2017 Pregnancy and the transition to parenthood are major adjustment periods within a family. Existing studies have asked...
Code Of Conduct For Practice Nurses December 2017 The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has updated its code of conduct, performance and ethics, to reflect the...
How To Become An Ex Smoker December 2017 A new public health campaign created by an alliance of national organisations and state health agencies was launched...
RCN Learning Zone December 2017 The RCN's Learning Zone is aimed at general practice and primary care nurses, it will also be of interest to any groups of...
Movies That Address Vital Issues December 2017 Over recent months, BrainPOP?s Q&A email service has received many questions from 8-14 year-olds about SARS, asking...
Meducation App November 2017 There are a ton of great medical education resources online but they can be scattered and hard to find. So Meducation does...
Young Men's Health November 2017 Children's Hospital Boston has an award-winning website dedicated to young women's health (youngwomenshealth.org), and is...
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