NICE welcomes new intake of Fellows and Scholars
Improving the uptake of hepatitis B vaccination among at risk groups, developing tools to make evidence-based medicine more accessible, and carrying out a clinical outcome assessment in hand surgery are just some of the projects planned by the latest group of fellows and scholars.
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GPs should diagnose women with gestational diabetes if they either have a fasting plasma glucose level of 5.6 mmol/litre or above, or a 2-hour plasma glucose level of 7.8 mmol/litre or above, according to NICE.
24 February 2015
Social care services should use NICE guidance and quality standards to help identify and define good quality care, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
20 February 2015
NICE has published a new briefing to help local authorities and partner organisations ensure that older people in care homes receive the best possible care.
18 February 2015
Improving access to specialist care and smoking cessation support are among actions that can help reduce variation in the care of patients with COPD, according to a new report.
11 February 2015
Spirometry should be used as the first-line investigation for diagnosing asthma in children over 5 and adults, says NICE.
28 January 2015
Despite overall improvements, the rate of smoking among young people in England varies widely depending on where they live, new figures reveal.
27 January 2015