Tag Archives: Local Information

Information Seeking and Usage by NHS Executives (NIHR / Health Services and Delivery Research)

Summary A recent study investigated a small number of chief executive officers in NHS acute hospitals and mental health trusts to determine how they actually mobilise knowledge and evidence resources prior to making decisions. NHS CEOs seek information and use … Continue reading

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The Environment and Health Atlas: England and Wales (BBC News / MRC / PHE)

Summary Researchers at Imperial College London have produced an online map of population-wide health information for England and Wales, which allows users to enter their postcodes to discover their local community’s risk of developing 14 conditions, including heart disease and … Continue reading

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Royal British Legion Admiral Nursing Service (Guest Post: Lucy Chamberlain)

Summary The following information has been supplied to promote local awareness of the Admiral Nursing Service. Ben Upton, the local lead nurse, and Lucy Chamberlain can be contacted at: Admiral Nurse Service The Royal British Legion 4th Floor Metropolitan House … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia: The Video. Health and Care Improvements (Department of Health, Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary As is well-known, the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia covers three main threads: Improvements to health and care. Dementia friendly communities. … Continue reading

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Audit of the Information Needs of People with Dementia and Their Carers

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract This report presents research by the Alzheimer’s Society into the information needs of people with dementia and their carers, with recommendations for implementing the National Dementia … Continue reading

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