Medicines optimisation peer review: improving prescribing and lowering costs QP Case Study September 2016 Very High
Medicines management assistants: to reduce medicine wastage QP Case Study August 2016 Very High
Continuous passive motion following total knee arthroplasty in people with arthritis Cochrane Topic August 2016 Unclassified
Improving the quality of care for men with lower urinary tract symptoms: shared decision making QP Case Study July 2016 High
Improving diagnosis and quality of care for people with IBS across Somerset QP Case Study July 2016 High
The evidence does not support the routine use of ultrasound scanning after 24 weeks of gestation and therefore it should not be offered. Do not do June 2016
Although there is a great deal of material published on alternative screening methods for pre-eclampsia, none of these has satisfactory sensitivity and specificity, and therefore they are not recommended. Do not do June 2016
Fetal presentation should be assessed by abdominal palpation at 36 weeks or later, when presentation is likely to influence the plans for the birth. Routine assessment of presentation by abdominal palpation should not be offered before 36 weeks because it is not always accurate and may be uncomfortable. Do not do June 2016
Iron supplementation should not be offered routinely to all pregnant women. It does not benefit the mother's or the baby's health and may have unpleasant maternal side effects. Do not do June 2016
Pregnant women should not be offered routine screening for bacterial vaginosis because the evidence suggests that the identification and treatment of asymptomatic bacterial vaginosis does not lower the risk of preterm birth and other adverse reproductive outcomes. Do not do June 2016