Clinical update

Updated NICE guideline on diagnosis and management of chronic heart failure

People with chronic heart failure should be given a detailed care plan, updated NICE...

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Updated NICE guidance on dementia care

First update in a decade says staff working with people who have dementia need extra training

Pain

Pain assessment in older people

Updated guidelines emphasise the subjective nature of pain and offer ways to encourage...

New guidelines to diagnose and treat age-related macular degeneration

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has produced new guidelines on age-...

NICE guidance on intermediate care and reablement

NICE has issued new guidelines on intermediate care, including reablement, and how to...

Visual acuity should not restrict access to cataract surgery

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published guidance to improve care...

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Parkinson’s disease

Updated guidance from NICE on the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease includes...

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Parkinson’s disease

Summary and nursing implications of the latest updates to clinical practice.

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Gout

Updated guidance on this painful inflammatory condition says patients should be offered...

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

As costs of respiratory illnesses continue to rise, a recent report has criticised the lack...

Mental well-being and independence for older people

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued a quality standard...

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Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers

An examination of the latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals

Multiple morbidities assessment

People with multiple morbidities need a tailored approach to care, according to a new

Oral health for adults in care homes

The importance of focusing on oral health for well-being
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