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National Audit of Inpatient Falls: Audit Report 2015 (RCP)

Summary The Royal College of Physicians (RCP)’s Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme involves a national clinical audit of the care received by patients in hospital. The following annual report summarises findings of the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. Although … Continue reading

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NICE Pathways: New or Recently Updated Care Pathways (NICE)

Summary NICE Pathways are a collection of online resources which summarise selected NICE guidelines, and related information, in topic-based interactive flowcharts. Topics of likely interest, recently added or updated (as sampled August / September 2012), include: Acute Kidney Injury Care Pathway. … Continue reading

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Falls Assessment and Prevention in Older People: CG161 (NICE)

Summary This National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) clinical guideline covers the assessment and prevention of falls in older people. This guideline updates and replaces the earlier guidance on “Falls (NICE Clinical Guideline 21)” and includes information on the … Continue reading

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Using NICE Guidance and Quality Standards to Improve Practice (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced this guide on the effective use of NICE guidance into day-to-day practice. It helps in assessing how well each organisation is implementing NICE’s recommendations, and how to move forwards. … Continue reading

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Nutrition Support in Adults (NICE)

Summary The NICE quality standard (QS24) for nutrition support explains how nutrition support services can offer the best care to people using NHS services in England.  Full Text Link (a) Reference NICE (2012). Information for people who use NHS nutrition … Continue reading

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Management of Hip Fracture in Adults: Commissioning Guide (NICE)

Summary In November, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) released this commissioning guide on the commissioning of services for the management of hip fracture in adults until discharge from the Hip Fracture Programme (4-6 weeks post hospital … Continue reading

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NICE Pathways: New or Recently Updated Care Pathways (NICE)

[A version of this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary NICE Pathways is a collection of online resources which summarise selected NICE guidelines, and related information, in interactive topic-based flowcharts. … Continue reading

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