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Childhood Conditions and Handy Apps and websites

Handy Apps and websites for Childhood conditions HANDi Paediatric app : advice for common childhood conditions -Written by MPH consultants (Once you click on that link, please click 'advanced' and then 'Continue to devonccg.nhs.uk' Worried about your child? : Healthier Together by RCPCH A&Es...

CQRS Local

CQRS Local CQRS Local has been built with practices in mind, and offers several new benefits with its uptake. The new system offers a single point of access for local and national claims, with payment from CQRS local going directly to the practice bank account in the same way as national...

Deployment of port security software - Removable Devices

Deployment of port security software Somerset CCG are taking steps to improve the security around the use of removable media devices (such as USB sticks, memory cards and other intelligent devices), and mitigate the risk of cyber-attack, data loss or the transfer of viruses / trojans by...

Disclosing patient information without consent

Disclosing patient information without consent- A precis of GMC advice You must disclose information if it is required by statute or if you are ordered by a judge. Although obeying a judge's directions is mandatory you should only disclose information that is relevant to the request. But other...

Enhanced Services Local and National 2021/22

FLU Enhanced Service Specification Seasonal Influenza Vaccination programme 2021/22 - Updated 29 September 2021 NHS England Enhanced Services Influenza Specifications - Childhood and Seasonal 2021/22 COVID-19 Long COVID Enhanced Service - 17 June 2021 - To support general practice in...

Infection Control guidance

Updated Ventilation guidance (HTM 03-01) Specialised ventilation for healthcare buildings These documents give comprehensive advice and guidance on the legal requirements, design implications, maintenance and operation of specialised ventilation in healthcare premises providing acute care. In...

National Bereavement Care Pathway

National Bereavement Care Pathway A tool kit that has been developed to enable healthcare professionals (GPs, Practice nurses, HCAs, Receptionists/Secretaries) to use and deliver the pathway effectively in the primary care setting. It explains about the National Bereavement Care Pathway and the...

NEW Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) Pathway ‘Goes Live’ at 1100 hours on Wednesday 4th August 2021

NEW Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) Pathway 'Goes Live' at 1100 hours on Wednesday 4th August 2021! The new CES pathway is designed for patients who would normally be referred to Musgrove Park Hospital for their usual care. It is not intended to be used for out of area referral of patients who...

Occupational Health Resources and Guidance

Occupational Health resources and Guidance Practices have a legal reasonability under the Health & Safety at Work Act to identify hazards that any employee may face and put in systems to reduce the risk of harm to their staff, part of this is immunisations and infectious diseases. Practice...

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Records Management

The revised Code and Retention Schedule was launched in July 2016 and the IGA has committed to at least an annual review cycle. Feedback will be important evidence to support the first review in 2017. See full guidance including the retention schedule Offsite Storage of Medical Records The...

The National standards of healthcare cleanliness 2021

The National standards of healthcare cleanliness 2021 'The National standards of healthcare cleanliness 2021 (the national standards) apply to all healthcare settings - acute hospitals, mental health, community, primary care, dental care, ambulance trusts, GP surgeries and clinics, and care...