Health organisations working to incorporate NICE recommendations into NHS care to benefit thousands of patients who have had a stroke

An NHS workforce and resource impact statement published today (17 July 2019) highlights the work being done by national partners to integrate changes recommended by NICE in its updated stroke guideline into routine NHS patient care.

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Consider shorter courses when prescribing antibiotics

People are being prescribed unnecessarily long courses of antibiotics which may increase their risk of developing antibiotic resistant infections, a study has suggested.

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Innovative approach that gets patients back into their own homes after hospital stay honoured

Newly introduced programme allowed those in hospital to reduce their length of stay by an average of six days

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Breast cancer patients to have further NICE-approved drug combination option on Cancer Drugs Fund

Another potentially life-extending drug combination for some people with advanced breast cancer will now be available on the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) following its approval by NICE in draft guidance published today (17 July 2019).

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