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Patient experience in adult NHS services: improving the experience of care for people using adult NHS services: NICE Clinical Guideline 138

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Health service experiences This clinical guidance offers evidence-based advice on ensuring a good experience of care for people who use adult NHS services. http://www.nice.org.uk/cg138 © NICE 1 ...

Identifying and managing tuberculosis among hard-to-reach groups: NICE Public Health Guidance 37

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Tuberculosis This guidance aims to improve the way tuberculosis (TB) among hard-to-reach groups is identified and managed. It is for commissioners and providers of TB services and other statutor ...

Guidelines for Australian Health Libraries

Health Libraries Australia, Australian Library & Information Association Library, Information services It is eight years since the release of the third edition of the ALIA Guidelines for Australian Health Libraries1. In that time two of the more signi ...

A good practice guide for community food initiatives

<br /> <p>Food and nutrition are key determinants of health. What people eat, and how much they eat, influences how healthy they are, and even how long they live. Food poverty arises when people lack the money or other resources needed to eat ...

A good practice guide for school food initiatives

<br /> <p>Rather, this Guide was developed through extensive consultation with schools, community groups, health professionals and suppliers who are currently involved in providing food in school. Research was also conducted on approaches in N ...

Alcohol Guidelines

Science and Technology Committee, House of Commons Government guideline, Alcohol consumption The UK Health Departments first introduced the concept of sensible drinking to the public in 1981, and in 1987, the “sensible limits” for drinking were defined as ...

Anaphylaxis: NICE Clinical Guidance 134

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Anaphylactic reaction, Anaphylaxis, Emergency, Treatment This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the care of adults, young people and children following emergency treatment for s ...

Improving your experience of mental health services in the NHS: NICE Clinical Guidance 136

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Mental health services This clinical guidance offers evidence-based advice on ensuring a good experience of care for people who use adult NHS mental health services. We have also published a qua ...

Improving identification and consent rates for organ donation: NICE Clinical Guidance 135

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Organ donation This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on identifying potential organ donors as a result of brainstem death or circulatory death. It also gives advice on obtaining c ...

Caesarean Section (Update): NICE Clinical Guidance 132

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Women, Caesarean section, Childbirth This clinical guideline updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 13 (published April 2004). It offers evidence-based advice on the care of women who: hav ...

Self-harm: Longer term management: NICE Clinical Guidance 133

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Advice on the treatment of self-harm This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the longer-term treatment and management of self-harm. It follows on from Self-harm: the short-term p ...

What you should know about information governance: A guide for health and social care staff

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Information governance This document, aimed at all health and social care staff, is an important step in raising awareness around information governance. The guide details requirements, what you should know, ...

National Quality Assurance Criteria for Clinical Guidelines

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) CLINICAL GOVERNANCE, HEALTH CARE, QUALITY CONTROL Developed following a nationwide consultation, this guidance document sets out criteria to quality assure clinical guidelines. This is part of HIQA’s work to ...

Osteoarthritis: National clinical guideline for care and management in adults

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) The care and management of osteoarthritis in adults The advice in the NICE guideline covers the treatment, advice and support that people who have osteoarthritis should be offered by their healt ...

Guidance for Registered Providers: Arrangements for the emailing and Authorisation of Draft Inspection Reports and Quality Improvements Plans

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Communication, email As part of RQIA's recent improvements regarding the inspection of services, RQIA has reviewed the process of issuing draft inspection reports and receiving completed quality ...

Guidance on Standard Operating Procedures for the Safer management of controlled Drugs in Registered Facilities

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) CARE WORKER, DRUG POLICY, DRUGS, NURSING HOME, RESIDENTIAL CARE This guidance sets out strengthened governance arrangements required in care homes for the management and use of controlled drugs as a ...

Regulation of Private Dental Treatment in Northern Ireland

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) An overview of the system for the regulation of all dental practices providing private dental care and treatment in Northern Ireland The Regulation and Improvement Authority (Independent Health Care) ...

The Management of Enteral Feeding in Domiciliary Care Settingd

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Guidelines on the use of enteral feeding tubes In recent years, the use of enteral feeding tubes has become increasingly common in the community for those unable to swallow. The most common type in u ...

Guidelines for the control and Administration of Medicines (Domiciliary Care Agencies)

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) DOMICILIARY SERVICE, MEDICINE, NURSING, TRAINING These guidelines provide advice on the management of medicines by Domiciliary Care Agencies, with the aim of promoting the safe and effective use of m ...

Evaluation of the Management of medicines in domicilary Care Agencies

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) Domiciliary Care Agency, Regulations, Medicine, Management, Nursing Since the regulation of domiciliary care agencies by RQIA commenced, there has been a growing awareness of the challenges facing th ...