This guidance from Public Health England’s Virus Reference Department is for health professionals whose patients require a course of post-exposure rabies vaccination with rabies immunoglobulin (RIG). It provides critical information on the correct administration of RIG, and should remain with the product.
Briefing from the House of Commons Library on the procedure for revising government spending plans in-year. It summarises the changes the Government proposes to departmental budgets in 2017-18.
Document that sets the standards and lists the essential topics which should be incorporated into immunisation training for registered healthcare practitioners.
This note supports the publication of additional CCG funding allocations and revised target allocations for 2018/19. It should be read in conjunction with the NHS planning refresh guidance and the detailed allocations sheet. As set out in the guidance, the resources available to
Report that calls for a national strategy which brings together and improves the policy on housing for older people. It calls on the government to recognise the link between homes and health and social care in the forthcoming social care green paper. Identifies
Report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers that identifies the use of smart technologies, including smart homes, could make life better for older people, enabling them to retain their independence and relieve the pressure on health and social care services. To facilitate this it
Case study from the University of Southampton, explaining how the TrueNTH the Supported Self-Management and Follow-Up Care programme, established by the Movember Foundation is improving the lives and experiences of men living with prostate cancer. Finds that patients have benefitted from
This summary explores public attitudes towards poverty in the UK. It recommends a set of tested strategies to build a deeper understanding of how poverty happens and the changes needed to address it.
Briefing from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology that summarises the evidence on the biological basis of ageing and outlines the ways in which public health policy can support better health in later life. It notes: Increased life expectancy
Report from the Royal Society for Public Health that identifies alcohol is the third biggest lifestyle risk factor for preventable disease in the UK (after smoking and obesity), responsible for 10% of our total burden of disease and death. It calls for a new
Appropriate housing options to facilitate ageing in place can be a powerful tool to address the growing need for housing and social care in light of an ageing population. However, the UK lags behind a number of other countries in
Review that finds a small number of papers describing case studies where weighting remuneration to providers showed improvements in uptake of NHS Health Checks. Overall, the use of weighted remuneration for NHS Health Checks has weak evidence and remains largely under researched area.
This document has been produced by NHS England and NHS Improvement to support commissioners and providers with practical arrangements for overseas visitor cost recovery.
In 2014 Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) had the seventh worst Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) mortality rates in under 75s England. However, local clinical and public health professionals saw a major opportunity to improve outcomes by transforming treatment of the high-risk conditions
Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women.
Evidence-based recommendations on raloxifene and teriparatide for preventing osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women who have osteoporosis.
Evidence-based recommendations on the bisphosphonates alendronic acid, ibandronic acid, risedronate sodium and zoledronic acid for treating osteoporosis.
This guidance highlights the responsibilities of CCGs to commission services that deliver comprehensive physical health assessments and follow up care to people on the severe mental illness (SMI) register in primary care, addressing the premature mortality experienced by people with
This prospectus explains the rationale for our Healthy New Towns Network which brings together health providers, commissioners, local government and developers to create healthier places.
Outlines the seven costing principles that all costing activity should follow.