Health Visitors celebrate good practice in Leeds event

HV_NWHV Celebrate Share and Learn Event :
16 October 2014

Follow what is happening at this free event on Twitter using #HVcelebration
It is supported by NHS England, Health Education North East, Health Education North West, and Health Education Yorks and Humber.

There will be opportunities to:

  • Listen and learn from national and local speakers
  • Network with other professionals
  • Share your good work by running a workshop, displaying a poster

Apart from being of interest to health visitors, the  organisers are pleased welcome midwives, school nurses, local authority staff, managers and any other early years staff

Read more on the website     Download the flyer here.

Click here to book your free place on this event, the password is NEHV151014

Autumn updates from AQuA

Issue: 91 & Issue 92 are now available from the AQuA Portal (click to log on and download).

aqua-logo_Issue 91 – sample content includes:

  • The 2015 Challenge Manifesto: a time for action
  • A new settlement for health and social care
  • NHS England Chief Executive committed to improving dementia diagnosis
  • Horizon Scanning – CMO
  • Patient Experience – personalised’ mental health resource
  • Horizon Scanning
  • Safer Care   – treatment of sepsis
  • Integration – joined-up care for people with complex needs
  • Safer Care – CQC inspects independent hospitals

In Issue 92 you’ll find the Top Stories:

 

  • New MyNHS transparency site goes live
  • NHS England publishes Annual Review
  • FTs under pressure, analysis shows
  • Reducing Mortality
  • Patient Experience – cancer patients’ experience

 

This week’s Top 6

DSCF0643[1]Looking at the books taken out on loan this week from the library, the top 6 are:

  • Effective interaction with patients
  • Reading Research – how to make research more approachable
  • Assessment supervision and support in clinical practice
  • Managing change in organisations
  • Macleod’s clinical examination

Don’t forget you can ring and reserve or email us to hold any book for you until you can collect.

Click to view the full collection online

 

New ejournals available

Resource Reminder

Until March 2015 staff and students at East Cheshire Trust can access the NATURE NHS FINCH COLLECTION which includes the following subject areas:

  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Practice and Research
  • Earth and Environment
  • Life Sciences: Includes British Journal of Cancer, British Dental Journal, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, International Journal of Obesity,Eye and many more.

You will need an Athens account before going to:

  • Login at http://www.nature.com/
  • Select Login via Athens
  • From the top of the Home page browse either by publication or by
    subject

Click here now to view the collection

King’s Fund: Putting patients with long-term conditions in control

Institute for Public Policy Research

 Patients in control: why people with long-term conditions must be empowered

patientsin_controlThis report argues that more should be done to recognise and support the amount of self-management done by people with long-term conditions and their carers, and to enable people to work in partnership with healthcare providers to agree the services that fit their needs.

Report on public health approach to improve end-of-life care

Using a public health approach to improve end-of-life care: results and discussion of a health needs assessment undertaken in a large city in northern England

This extract was taken from BMJ Support Palliat Care doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000662

“A detailed health needs assessment (HNA) for end-of-life care (EoLC) services was led by public health in Leeds to inform a commissioning strategy. To answer the question: are we delivering the best possible EoLC services within the resources available? Mixed methods were used with three approaches: epidemiological, corporate and comparative” …

Read the full article at: http://spcare.bmj.com/content/early/2014/09/05/bmjspcare-2014-000662.abstract

 

BMJ Case Reports – 8 September

8 new articles from BMJ Case Reports

#BMJCaseReports

 

S. Tiboni, A. Bhangu, N. J. Hall; British Journal of Surgery 2014

 

  1. S. Tiboni, A. Bhangu, N. J. Hall* and on behalf of the Paediatric Surgery Trainees Research Network and the National Surgical Research Collaborative.   Article first published online: 2 APR 2014

Collaborator: P. Szatmary (East Cheshire NHS Trust)

An Athens account is required to read the full text

 

World Alzheimer’s Month 2014

World Alzheimer’s Month 2014

September 2014 sees the third international campaign to raise awareness through World Alzheimer’s Month.  This year the theme is ‘Dementia: Can we reduce the risk?’ and looks at how we can adopt healthier brain lifestyles.

Some useful websites andopendementia elearning resources.

Critical Care Blog published

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The September edition of the Critical Care blog produced by The Staff Library is now available.

Issue 90 of the AQuA Bulletin

aqua-logo_Click here to log-on and download from the AQuA website.

–         Update on Urgent and Emergency Care Review

–         A national review of choices in end-of-life care

–         Population level commissioning for the future

·         Productivity:   Focus on how money is spent, not just how much

·         Integration:     The relationship between delayed discharge and care home bed supply

·         Reducing Mortality:  Cancer survival in England by stage

 ·         Safer Care:   National flu programme training slide set for healthcare professionals

 ·         Public Health:  Ambitious for recovery: tackling drug and alcohol addiction in the UK

 ·         Reducing Mortality:  NHS England sets out plan for a sustainable Cancer Drugs Fund

 ·         Productivity:  Help for NHS to recover costs of care from visitors and migrants

 ·         Patient Experience:  Aim to improve patient protection and public confidence in doctors

 ·         Prevention:  Asthma admissions rise in September

 ·         Safer Care:  Model process flowchart for raising concerns

 ·         Prevention:   MRSA screening and suppression guidance

 ·         Data & Intelligence:    Data round up

How NHS CEOs stay up-to-date

calendarThis recently published report looks at “Keeping knowledgeable: how NHS chief executive officers mobilise knowledge and information in their daily work”

This article is free to download at http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/hsdr/volume-2/issue-26

Authors: Nicolini D, Powell J, Korica M.
Journal: Health Services and Delivery Research Volume: 2 Issue: 26
Publication date: August 2014
DOI: 10.3310/hsdr02260

Top 6 books this month

Here are the Top 6 books on loan during August from the Staff Library

  • Llewellyn-Jones Fundamentals of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Drugs and Pharmacology for Nurses
  • Physiology for Nursing Practice
  • The ECG Made Easy
  • Ross and Wilson: Anatomy and Physiology in Health
  • Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics

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Don’t forget – we have a fiction collection too!

Fawcett RJ; BMJ Case Reports, 2013, vol./is. 2013/, 1757-790X (2013)

cyclistCongratulations to Dr RJ Fawcett on the publication of this article:
Morel-Lavallee lesion in a male cyclist.

Citation: BMJ Case Reports, 2013, vol./is. 2013/, 1757-790X (2013)
Author(s): Fawcett RJ
Language: English
Publication Type: Case Reports; Journal Article
Source: MEDLINE
Full Text: Available from EBSCOhost in BMJ Case Reports

J Broomfield*, P Ralte, S Morapudi, N Vasireddy and S Kershaw; Journal of Surgical Case Reports

Title: Anterior knee pain: an unusual presentation of renal cell carcinoma

Metastasis of any kind to the patella is rare. Metastasis to the patella causing symptoms representing the first presentation of underlying malignancy is rarer still. We report the case of a previously fit and well 74-year-old male presenting with left anterior knee pain. The initial diagnosis was osteoarthritis but after continued symptoms a diagnosis of solitary patella metastasis from a primary renal cell carcinoma was confirmed.

Read the remainder of this article at: http://jscr.oxfordjournals.org/content/2014/3/rju018.full

 

Gok M.A.; Malik K.I.; Jeff A.; Sadat M.M.; Ward S.J.; Khan U.A; Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques,

Emergency versus elective colorectal resections for malignancy: A single centre experience

Colorectal cancer is the 3rd most common malignancy in men & women in
the UK. Colorectal cancer presents as a surgical emergency in 30% of cases as
obstruction, perforation, abdominal pain, haemorrhage or sepsis. Emergency colorectal
cancer has been associated with high post-operative morbidity & mortality. The aim of
the study is to assess emergency colorectal malignant resections at a District General
Hospital.

This is a retrospective study carried out since January 2007 till September 2013 at Macclesfield District General Hospital.

Collection notes: Academic-License. Please when asked to pick an institution please pick
NHS. Please also note access is from 1997 to date only.

 

 

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