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NICE guideline

NICE guideline on the treatment of human and animal bites

2020-11-19T14:13:00+00:00By

This summary provides an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for human and animal bites (excluding insect bites) in adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.

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SIGN guideline

SIGN guideline on bacterial UTIs in women

2020-11-16T13:42:00+00:00By

This guidance provides advice on the managment of suspected bacterial lower urinary tract infection in adult women

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE management of patient/staff exposure to COVID-19

2020-11-06T09:43:00+00:00By

This summary provides guidance on the management of staff and patients in health and social care settings according to exposures, symptoms, and test results.

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NICE guideline

COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing COVID-19 symptoms in the community

2020-10-22T00:00:00+01:00By

The purpose of this guideline is to provide recommendations for managing COVID‑19 symptoms for patients in the community, including at the end of life. It also includes recommendations about managing medicines for these patients, and protecting staff from infection

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NICE guideline

COVID-19 rapid guideline: cystic fibrosis

2020-10-12T14:26:00+01:00By

The purpose of this Guidelines summary is to maximise the safety of patients with cystic fibrosis and make the best use of NHS resources, while protecting staff from infection. It will also enable services to match capacity to patient needs if services become limited because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE COVID-19 infection prevention and control guidance

2020-09-08T17:10:00+01:00By

Summary of the latest UK guidance on infection prevention and control measures for COVID-19.

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NHS guideline

NHS video consulting guideline

2020-09-03T16:52:00+01:00By NHS England

This Guidelines summary covers guidance for safe video consulting in general practice. It includes key principles, general information, and recommendations on conducting safe video consultations. Refer to the full guideline for information on:

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NHS guideline

General practice in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-08-10T04:00:00+01:00By NHS England & NHS Improvement

This Guidelines summary outlines standard operating procedures for general practices in the context of COVID-19.

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy guideline

2020-07-21T15:58:00+01:00By

A concise summary covering the pertussis vaccination programme for pregnant women.

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NHS guideline

NHS guidance on NSAIDs in COVID-19

2020-06-26T12:57:00+01:00By NHS England

This summary sets out the clinical policy for the acute use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in people with or at risk of COVID-19.

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