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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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NHS guideline

NHS England COVID-19 guidance for community pharmacy

2020-10-30T08:30:00+00:00By NHS England and NHS Improvement

This standard operating proedure summary sets out general principles for the delivery of services during the COVID-19 pandemic, and requires local interpretation

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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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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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NICE guideline

COVID-19 rapid guideline: gastrointestinal and liver conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response

2020-08-25T13:28:00+01:00By

The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of children and adults who have gastrointestinal or liver conditions treated with drugs affecting the immune response during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE pneumococcal vaccination guideline (Green Book chapter 25)

2020-06-10T08:29:00+01:00By

A succinct summary of Public Health England’s Green Book chapter 25 pneumococcal vaccination programme

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Independent professional body guideline

Recognition and management of sepsis in general practice

2020-06-04T13:44:00+01:00By The UK Sepsis Trust

This Guidelines summary combines recommendations from The UK Sepsis Trust to give guidance on the recognition and management of sepsis in adults, children, and young people over 12 years of age

Resource hub

  • NICE guideline on the treatment of human and animal bites

  • SIGN guideline on bacterial UTIs in women

  • DHSC guidance for accessing flu vaccines published

  • PHE management of patient/staff exposure to COVID-19

  • NHS England COVID-19 guidance for community pharmacy

  • Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2020/2021 part 2

  • Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2020/2021 part 1

  • NHS guideline for delivering diabetes care during COVID-19

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

  • COVID-19 rapid guideline: cystic fibrosis