Healthcare Standards for Children and Young People in Secure Settings – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards – first published in 2013, and refreshed in

Donor Selection Criteria Report (2017) Version 2 – Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO)

This report from The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) recommends reducing a number of ‘deferral periods’, the time between engaging in certain behaviours and donating blood, tissue or cells. The report explores issues including:

Clinical Commissioning Policy Statement: Pazopanib for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumour (all ages) [170117P] – NHS England

This policy statement is to confirm that pazopanib is not recommended as a treatment option for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumours (all ages).  

Pazopanib for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumour (all ages): Clinical Panel Report – NHS England

Clinical Panel report on Pazopanib for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumour (all ages). This policy statement is to confirm that pazopanib is not recommended as a treatment option for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumours (all ages).

Pazopanib for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumour (all ages): Clinical Priorities Advisory Group Report – NHS England

Clinical Priorities Advisory Group report on Pazopanib for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumour (all ages). This policy statement is to confirm that pazopanib is not recommended as a treatment option for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumours

Pazopanib for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumour (all ages): Engagement Report – NHS England

Engagement report on Pazopanib for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumour (all ages). This policy statement is to confirm that pazopanib is not recommended as a treatment option for inoperable and metastatic malignant granular cell tumours (all ages).

Using audit in commissioning sexual health, reproductive health and HIV services: Guidance for Commissioners – Public Health England

Guidance for commissioners on how audits can contribute to assuring both the quality of service provision and the continuous quality improvement in sexual health, reproductive health, and HIV (SH,RH&HIV) services.

A Pathway For Post-Transplant Care – Anthony Nolan

This report accepts that everyone should receive the care and support they need after a stem cell transplant, for as long as necessary and no matter where they live. But evidence shows that this is not always the case, which

Parity of Esteem: Delivering Physical Health Equality for those with Serious Mental Health Needs – Royal College of Nursing

RCN report giving an overview of the work it is doing to address the mortality gap between people with serious mental illness and the rest of the population as well as our work towards establishing parity of esteem between mental

Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections: PHE context, references and rationales for Clinical Commissioning Groups, Commissioning Support Units and Primary Care Providers – Public Health England

Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections’ produced for primary and secondary care.

Tetanus: Guidance on the management of suspected tetanus cases and on the assessment and management of tetanus prone wounds – Public Health England

Revised guidelines from Public Health England that amalgamate previous guidelines on management of clinical tetanus and provide updated advice on laboratory testing and treatment of suspected tetanus cases and management of tetanus prone wounds.

A practical guide for responding to concerns about medical practice – NHS England

Updated in 2019 this guide provides generic, practical advice for responsible officers in all designated bodies in England to address a potential concern about a doctor’s practice in a manner consistent with existing literature and previously established principles.

Guidance on investigating cases, clusters and outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease: For Public Health England health protection teams – Public Health England

The guidance brings together information on Legionnaires’ disease from Public Health England and other organisations to: set out roles and responsibilities for public health investigation and enforcement highlight specific considerations for investigation of potential sources of infection in healthcare, travel

Detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species: National Infection Service Food Water and Environmental Microbiology Standard Method – Public Health England

The method described is applicable to the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species in all food types. These include milk and dairy products, and in environmental samples. These methods are well referenced and represent a good

Detection of Salmonella species: National Infection Service Food Water and Environmental Microbiology Standard Method – Public Health England

This document details a method for detecting Salmonella species in all food types, including: milk and dairy products raw molluscan shellfish raw shell eggs This method also applies to detection of Salmonella in environmental samples, such as swabs and cloths.

EU Exit Operational Readiness Guidance: Actions the health and care system in England should take to prepare for a ‘no deal’ scenario – Department of Health and Social Care

Actions that providers and commissioners of health and social care services should take to prepare for, and manage, the risks of a no-deal exit scenario. Guidance, developed and agreed with NHS England and NHS Improvement, will support the health and

Consent to cancer screening, 2nd ed: (Cancer Screening Series No 4) – NHS Cancer Screening Programmes

These guidelines give commissioners, providers and healthcare professionals in cancer screening information on consent to screening and procedures. The document covers information and advice on: breast screening cervical screening bowel cancer screening mental capacity and consent It also provides several template

Interim protocol on dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors, 150microgram – NHS England

This guidance on the dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors (150microgram) has been developed for pharmacies and dispensing GP practices. This validation protocol has been developed to ensure consistent practice nationally and to prevent the need for any local re-interpretation.

Standards of proficiency for nursing associates – Nursing and Midwifery Council

The standards of proficiency presented here represent the standards of knowledge and skills that a nursing associate will need to meet in order to be considered by the NMC as capable of safe and effective nursing associate practice. These standards