Clinical developments

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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‘Dementia Village’ at Healthcare Innovation Expo

The Department of Health (DH) is hosting a major dementia event at the Healthcare Innovation Expo at ExCeL London on 13 and 14 of March 2013. A dedicated area of the exhibition hall will be devoted to a ‘Dementia Village’ … Read more → – ‘Dementia Village’ at Healthcare Innovation Expo

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New clinical trials toolkit for researchers

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has launched a new clinical trials (CT) toolkit website to help researchers navigate through the complex landscape of setting up and managing clinical trials in line with regulatory requirements. Based on a tube … Read more → – New clinical trials toolkit for researchers

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Chronic pain – new data on prevalence, impact, and NHS service provision

December 2012 saw the publication of two important reports on chronic pain, both arising out of the Chief Medical Officer’s 2008 report ‘Pain: breaking through the barrier’ which expressed concern that the needs of people with chronic pain were being … Read more → – Chronic pain – new data on prevalence, impact, and NHS service provision

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Shining lights in cancer care

Following their success at the inaugural Macmillan Professionals event to celebrate outstanding work by individuals and teams nominated as ‘shining lights in cancer care’, we look at the work of the Macmillan Complex Cancer and Specialist Palliative Care AHP team, … Read more → – Shining lights in cancer care

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