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News in brief

Child sexual exploitation – warning signs for health professionals The Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s report on Child Sexual Exploitation in Gangs and Groups (November 2012) includes a ‘Warning signs and vulnerabilities’ checklist of behaviour seen in children at risk, … Read more → – News in brief

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New guidance to bring confidence and reassurance to patients Following last year’s commitment from the Government to enable patients to view their own GP records online by 2015, new guidance is now available to help people gain an understanding of … Read more → – News in brief

Stroke Act FAST awareness campaign

The award winning Act FAST stroke awareness campaign will be back on TV 4 – 24 March.  Since its launch in 2009 the campaign has significantly increased awareness  of the signs of stroke and the need to call 999. This … Read more → – Stroke Act FAST awareness campaign

New study highlights positive impact of digital technology in health and social care

The potential benefits to staff and patients of greater use of information and digital technology in the NHS and social care are shown in a new study, published today. The study, commissioned by the Department of Health from Price Waterhouse … Read more → – New study highlights positive impact of digital technology in health and social care

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New evidence updates from NICE Lung cancer: evidence update November 2012 and peritoneal dialysis: evidence update November 2012 have recently been published. NICE evidence updates help to reduce the need for individuals, managers and commissioners to search for new evidence, … Read more → – News in brief