Tag Archives: Telephone Advice Services

CEM Prescription for Acute and Emergency Care (College of Emergency Medicine)

Summary A recent policy paper from the College of Emergency Medicine (CEM), working with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons, proposes 13 recommendations to reduce the rising pressure on … Continue reading

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PayingForCare: National Not-for-Profit Information and Advice Service (www.payingforcare.org)

Summary PayingForCare is a national information and advice service helping older people (their families, friends and carers) to make informed choices when faced with having to pay the costs of care. This service is impartial, not-for-profit and free to use. … Continue reading

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Sheffield Dementia Information Pack (University of Sheffield)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Sheffield Dementia Information Pack has been produced by the School of Nursing and Midwifery and SISA … Continue reading

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RCN’s New Technology Guide: Telephone Advice for Patients with Long-Term Conditions (RCN)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has produced five guides to help nursing staff use new technology to improve their clinical … Continue reading

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