NICE seeks to support new mothers with mental health problems
NICE is calling on general practice staff to assess the mental health of all women who have recently given birth, as fears some may be left unsupported.
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Children and young people should be taught simple hygiene measures to help curb the spread of infections, says NICE
NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – recommends children and young people, from pre-school to university age, be taught the importance of hand washing and managing some common infections themselves, in order to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
25 January 2017
NICE publishes first guideline on cerebral palsy
25 January 2017
NICE has set out its position on its complex but positive relationship with the life sciences industry.
20 January 2017
Plans for NICE to recover the costs of its appraisals of drugs, medical devices and diagnostics, through charges to the companies which make them, have been put on hold until the Government completes its life sciences strategy.
16 January 2017
Patients with advanced kidney cancer will have routine NHS access to the drug everolimus following recommendations by NICE, rather than apply to the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).
12 January 2017
Everyone with learning disabilities should have their mental health checked annually, NICE says, as fears thousands may be undiagnosed
Experts acknowledge that mental health problems may be more difficult to diagnose for people with learning disabilities. This is because it can be harder for the person to explain how they are feeling and what help they would like.
10 January 2017