Old HDAS being switched off

The old version of NHS HDAS (Healthcare Databases Advanced Search) is being switched off on Friday 3rd March 2017. Please make sure you have migrated any saved searches to new HDAS (https://hdas.nice.org.uk) and updated any links and bookmarks. Links to updated guides and help is available on the ‘databases‘ page of the Library website.
For more information, help or training please email the Library or call 01625 661362.

Falls In Older People- NICE Quality Standard

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) –  quality standard has been updated to set out the best practice for health and social professionals to support them in preventing falls. The guidance has been updated to highlight the importance of routine appointments with family doctors, at hospital, or during home visits by social care workers, as they can help to prevent falls, disability and loss of independence.

Read more here   and see the NICE Guidance Nice_logo