From NHS Networks
NHS England is to launch a new pilot scheme that aims to help general practitioners assess the care and support needs of people with long-term conditions.
Updated immunisation schedule showing the introduction of the rotavirus vaccination at two and three months of age, the withdrawal of the second MenC vaccination at four months and the introduction of the MenC booster at 13 to 14 years.
A new paper from Community Links looks at the growing issue of an ageing society, noting that by 2025 13.5 million people will be over 65, up from 10.8 million today.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced a new quality standard aimed at helping all healthcare professionals, including GPs, pharmacists and school nurses, to improve the care of children and young people with idiopathic constipation.
This article entitled ‘Healthy Ageing’ was recently published in the Nursing Standard, January 2012, vol./is. 26/18(59-60), 0029-6570;0029-6570 (2012 Jan 4-10)
Publication Type: Journal Article
Available in fulltext at EBSCOhost (NHS Evidence)
Available in fulltext at ProQuest
Available in print at Staff Library Service Macclesfield District General Hospital; Note: Imperfect
Healthy ageing – a learning zone article has developed Amanda Gower’s understanding of nutrition and the ageing process.
This article is not yet published but look out for Amanda’s latest piece coming soon.
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