NICE and the general election campaign
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Rivaroxaban (Xarelto), in combination with clopidogrel and aspirin, or with aspirin alone, can now be used as an option for preventing blood clots in people who have had an acute coronary syndrome, following latest guidance.
25 March 2015
Limiting screen time, walking more, and eating healthily are among the most effective ways of maintaining a healthy weight and preventing excess weight gain.
13 March 2015
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