NICE and the general election campaign

NICE and the general election campaign

Public bodies, including the NHS, have a duty to be politically impartial. As a Non-Departmental Public Body, NICE must make sure that its conduct and procedures during the general election do not call its impartiality into question.

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New quality standards to help care homes manage medicines safely and prevent falls in older people

New quality standards to help care homes manage medicines safely and prevent falls in older people

Two new quality standards on managing medicines in care homes and preventing falls will help to improve the quality of care for older people.

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Small, practical steps are best way of maintaining a healthy weight

Small, practical steps are best way of maintaining a healthy weight

Limiting screen time, walking more, and eating healthily are among the most effective ways of maintaining a healthy weight and preventing excess weight gain.

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Drug and alcohol support service wins 2015 NICE LGC Award

Drug and alcohol support service wins 2015 NICE LGC Award

Telford and Wrekin Borough Council has won this year’s NICE Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Public Health Award for its work in helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction.

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