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NICE- accredited practice guidelines aim to improve occupational therapy care

Service users and commissioners of health and social care services can now access NICE accredited Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has accredited the process used by The College of Occupational Therapists to … Read more → – NICE- accredited practice guidelines aim to improve occupational therapy care

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New Evidence Updates from NICE

NICE has released three Evidence Updates covering harmful drinking and alcohol dependence; strategies to prevent unintentional injuries among children and young people under 15 years of age and hyperglycaemia in acute coronary syndromes. They are available at here

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Health Committee publishes report on National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

A number of key decisions need to be taken swiftly to ensure a smooth changeover to a new system of pricing for drugs used by the NHS the Health Committee reports. This follows an inquiry into the work of the … Read more → – Health Committee publishes report on National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

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Spot signs of psychosis and schizophrenia early, says NICE

The signs of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people need to be identified early to help make sure they receive the treatment and care they need to live with the condition, says NICE. In the first clinical guideline … Read more → – Spot signs of psychosis and schizophrenia early, says NICE

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Latest topics referred to NICE: December 2012

Department of Health ministers agreed to refer a number of topics to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in December, to begin the process of developing guidance for each topic. Further information is available here

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