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NICE recommends blood pressure device that can help prevent stroke
A new device that allows GPs and practice nurses to detect pulse irregularities and pick up cases of atrial fibrillation whilst measuring blood pressure has been recommended by NICE.
January 23, 2013

Improve community health through walking, cycling and behaviour change
Improving the health of local populations through encouraging more walking and cycling and by challenging unhealthy behaviours are among the aims of NICE?s latest set of local government public health briefings.
January 23, 2013

Spot signs of psychosis and schizophrenia early, says NICE
The signs of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people need to be identified early to help ensure they receive the treatment and care they need to live with the condition, says NICE.
January 23, 2013

GPs should refer young people with psychosis or schizophrenia without delay
GPs should refer children and young people up to the age of 18 who present with psychotic symptoms or other experiences suggestive of possible psychosis without delay to a specialist mental health services, latest NICE guidance suggests.
January 23, 2013

MPs welcome NICE's move into social care
NICE?s move into social care has been welcomed by the Health Select Committee, following an inquiry into the work of the Institute.
January 16, 2013

Final call for entries for NICE 2013 Shared Learning Awards
If you have a story to share of an innovative or effective way you have put NICE guidance into practice, now is the time to submit it.
January 14, 2013

NICE announces its Collaborating Centre for Social Care
NICE has awarded a contract to the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), and its partner organisations, to support the development, adoption and dissemination of its social care guidance and quality standards from 1 April, as the NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care.
January 7, 2013

NICE local formularies guide will reduce variation in prescribing
NICE has produced a good practice guide to help trusts develop and update local formularies, as part of a move to ensure that all patients in England have access to clinically and cost-effective drugs.
December 17, 2012

Greater awareness of hepatitis B and C needed
Greater awareness of hepatitis B and C is needed so that more people who are at risk can be tested and treated for the viruses, according to latest guidance from NICE.
December 12, 2012

NHS should offer early pregnancy services seven days a week
Early pregnancy assessment services should be made available seven days a week to ensure that women receive a timely diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy and are offered care and support during a miscarriage, says NICE.
December 12, 2012

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