Health matters: preventing cardiovascular disease

Public Health England (PHE) – This guidance aims to support health professionals to improving the detection and treatment of the high-risk conditions atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Guidance

The Daffodil standards

Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) – GP surgeries will now be able to display a ‘daffodil mark’ as a sign of commitment to improving end of life care, as part of a new partnership between the Royal College of GPs and the terminal illness charity Marie Curie. The mark, synonymous with the charity, is based on a new set…

CLeaR local tobacco control assessment

Public Health England (PHE) – This ‘deep dive’ self-assessment tools help local public health bodies take a more in-depth look at important areas of their tobacco control work. Guidance

EU exit actions for medical devices and clinical consumables

NHS Improvement – This guidance provides information for NHS providers about the extensive planning and contingency measures that have been put in place for the healthcare system nationally and the additional actions that we are asking providers to undertake as a priority as part of the wider preparations for a ‘no deal’ EU exit. Guidance

Developing people – improving care: guidance

NHS Improvement – In 2016, this framework was introduced to help NHS and social care staff to develop four critical capabilities: systems leadership; established quality improvement methods; inclusive and compassionate leadership; and talent management. The newly published guidance provides further information to those with a deeper interest on these capabilities. Guides