While we wait for updated diabetes guidelines, this excellent article by J.P. O’Hare et al considers what is right and wrong with the revised guidelines issued in June this year. Our Clinical Director Linda Goldie considers it a very worthwhile … Continue reading

The-future-of-primary-care-v7-webFINAL “Creating teams for tomorrow” The Secretary of State for Health, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, commissioned HEE to establish the independent Primary Care Workforce Commission, chaired by Martin Roland CBE, Professor of Health Services Research, University of Cambridge. Through … Continue reading

NICE, in its infinite, government-financed wisdom is in the process of updating its Guidelines on the management of Type 2 Diabetes. A consultation document has already ruffled some feathers among consultants who have felt driven to use “no,no” phrases such … Continue reading

A new Code from the Nursing and Midwifery Council comes into effect from 31 March 2015. It is renamed ‘The Code: Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives”. The code in full will be sent to all … Continue reading

Are you currently studying on one our courses accredited with Teesside University? If so you might like to look at the new Discovery Library System. Simply entering a few search words will provide you with the range of print and … Continue reading

Santa Claus Santa Claus is plainly at risk of Type 2 Diabetes even if he does not already have it. He is clearly overweight and takes little exercise, riding everywhere on his sleigh (let’s hope that he does not already … Continue reading

As long as manufactured goods have been around, “me-too” preparations have been around.  When a successful thing is introduced, competitors produce a similar one, but sufficiently different not to infringe patent laws. When Renault introduced the first people carrier, the … Continue reading

YH course finder A4 flyer Following a consultation with Specialist Skills and Post Registration Development (SSPRD) colleagues in the region, Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber (HEYH) have updated the SSPRD website to include clinical skills and simulation (CSS) courses … Continue reading

Several students have now successfully completed our Cert H.E. pathway for Health Care Assistants, and some have used it to go on and start nurse training. We always ask our students for feedback, and here’s what one had to say … Continue reading

The British Thoracic Society have updated the guideline on asthma management for 2014. The 2014 update includes a new section highlighting key recommendations for implementation (section 2), completely re-written sections on supported self management (section 4) and organisation and delivery … Continue reading

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