Safeguarding NHS staff from violent and aggressive patients

Safeguarding NHS staff from violent and aggressive patients

Updated NICE guidance will help to safeguard NHS staff and patients by preventing violent situations and offering clear advice on managing them safely if needed.

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Avoid medication as first resort for challenging behaviour

Avoid medication as first resort for challenging behaviour

Antipsychotic medication should only be used in particular circumstances and not as a first resort when managing behaviour that challenges in people with learning disabilities, says NICE.

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New support for clinical audit from NICE

New support for clinical audit from NICE

Quality standards will be the focus of a new range of audit support packages being developed by NICE.

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2015 Shared Learning Awards: Finalists announced

2015 Shared Learning Awards: Finalists announced

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, and Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are in the running to win this year’s Shared Learning Awards.

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