Make healthy choices a life-long habit to prevent early death
Ensuring people develop healthy habits from an early age can help prevent long-term disease and early death, says NICE.
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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.
13 March 2015
Home care visits to elderly people should last for at least half an hour and be centred around personalised care rather than a “one-size fits all” service, says NICE.
12 March 2015
GPs and other health and social care professionals have a huge untapped opportunity to spot and help vulnerable people whose health is at risk because of living in a cold home, says NICE.
05 March 2015
New guidance from NICE on medicines optimisation aims to involve people more in decision-making about their care, to ensure they receive the best possible outcomes from their medicines.
04 March 2015
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.
02 March 2015
Women in established labour should receive supportive one-to-one care to ensure they have a safe experience of giving birth, NICE says.
27 February 2015