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NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries (NICE / CKS)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has made available a new version of the Clinical Knowledge Summaries service. Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) was until recently available under the name of Prodigy. NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries is … Continue reading

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Full-to-Bursting Hospitals Pose Potential Dangers (BBC News / Dr Foster / NHS Choices)

Summary The latest Dr Foster Hospital Guide for 2012 indicates that most hospitals in England are “full to bursting”, resulting in potentially dangerous environments for patients. It has been estimated that hospitals should run optimally at around 80-85% capacity to allow room to cope … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Evaluation Report Published for Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary We have just this week learned that the final evaluation of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project … Continue reading

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Dementia in Acute Hospitals: Prevalence and Mortality

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Abstract Increasing numbers of people die with dementia, many in the acute hospital. This systematic review investigates the prevalence of … Continue reading

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