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Obesity-related hospital admissions increase in England, new report shows

Hospitals in England reported 11,740 inpatient admissions with a primary diagnosis of obesity in 2011/12, new analysis from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) shows that female admissions almost triple the number of male admissions. Find out more … Read more → – Obesity-related hospital admissions increase in England, new report shows

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NICE-appraised medicines: new report shows apparent variation in use across NHS

‘Use of NICE-appraised medicines in the NHS in England – 2010 and 2011’ is the third review of use by the NHS in England of selected medicines appraised by NICE. The report was commissioned by the Department of Health and … Read more → – NICE-appraised medicines: new report shows apparent variation in use across NHS

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Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) publish first comparative annual PROMs results

Results from a patient survey conducted by HSCIC suggest that the level of health benefit patients feel they gain from common procedures varies markedly between NHS providers, Final 2009/10 and 2010/11 results of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) surveys in … Read more → – Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) publish first comparative annual PROMs results

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Improving access to patient reported outcomes measures (PROMs)

In response to feedback from providers, the Department of Health and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) will soon be making patient level PROMs questionnaire information and associated eligible hospital episode statistics (HES) available to providers of NHS … Read more → – Improving access to patient reported outcomes measures (PROMs)

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Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) publishes report on prescribing of antipsychotic drugs for dementia patients

The percentage of dementia patients being prescribed antipsychotic drugs fell sharply over the last six years, says a new report from the HSCIC published on 17 July 2012. However, there was strong regional variation, with rates of prescribing of antipsychotic … Read more → – Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) publishes report on prescribing of antipsychotic drugs for dementia patients

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