Draft guideline to improve asthma diagnosis

Draft guideline to improve asthma diagnosis

Spirometry should be used as the first-line investigation for diagnosing asthma in children over 5 and adults, says NICE.

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NICE-approved test 'could double diagnoses of heart attacks in women'

NICE-approved test 'could double diagnoses of heart attacks in women'

A new study suggests that a NICE-approved test for heart attacks could detect twice as many heart attacks in women than current standard tests.

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Shortlist announced for 2015 NICE LGC Public Health Award

Shortlist announced for 2015 NICE LGC Public Health Award

Ten councils across England are in the running to win this year’s NICE Local Government Chronicle Public Health Award.

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 NICE sets out draft safe staffing guidance for A&Es

NICE sets out draft safe staffing guidance for A&Es

NICE has outlined draft guidance to help A&E departments ensure there are enough nursing staff available to provide safe care at all times to patients.

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