PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE management of staff exposure to COVID-19


This summary provides guidance on the management of staff according to COVID-19 exposures, symptoms, and test results

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE influenza immunisation policy


This summary provides comprehensive guidance about flu immunisation for public health professionals


NICE guideline

NICE shared decision making guideline


Guidance on employing the collaborative process of involving a person and their healthcare professional to reach joint care decisions in primary care

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE inadvertent vaccination in pregnancy guideline


This concise and useful summary covers monitoring of women vaccinated in pregnancy or shortly before conception


Independent professional body guideline

AWMSG prescribing guide

2021-04-08T10:26:00+01:00By All Wales Medicines Strategy Group

Guidance on solving prescribing dilemmas, including (but not limited to) clinical responsibility, prescribing duration, and complementary therapies


PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE MenACWY vaccine guideline


A clear summary of Public Health England's guideline on the meningococcal ACWY immunisation programme for adolescents

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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 during the COVID-19 pandemic


Independent professional body guideline

COVID-19: video consultations—information for general practices


COVID-19 creates an unprecedented situation. Many GP practices are considering introducing video consultations as a matter of urgency to reduce risk of contagion.

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Feature article

Medications and their effects on oral health

2019-06-17T10:19:00+01:00By Gemma Higgs

Gemma Higgs gives her view on how patients can be supported to manage common oral conditions, some of which can be caused by medications.

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE tobacco commissioning support


This useful summary of PHE guidance covers key points for primary care, effective commissioning, and supporting people to stop smoking

Resource hub

  • Having a smear test—what is it about?

  • Supporting nurse mentors to reduce the barriers to implementing alcohol Interventions and Brief Advice (IBA) in primary care

Educational resources

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Managing obesity in primary care

By Development Group—Tahrani Parretti O’Kane Chowhan Ratcliffe and Le Brocq

This management algorithm was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Tahrani et al with the support of an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Limited. Information intended for UK healthcare professionals.