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Independent professional body guideline

In practice: guidance for pharmacist prescribers

2020-11-13T09:02:00+00:00By General Pharmaceutical Council

This guidance sets out the key areas pharmacist prescribers should consider when applying GPhC standards to their prescribing practice

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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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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE tobacco commissioning support guidance

2019-03-05T14:11:00+00:00By

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

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Independent professional body guideline

SCIE indicators of abuse guideline

2019-03-04T14:56:00+00:00By Social Care Institute for Excellence

This insightful summary explores the forms that abuse can take, and the signs or possible indicators that may suggest a person is experiencing abuse.

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

Let’s talk about weight in children guideline

2018-10-23T07:33:00+01:00By

This summary relates to families of 4–12-year-old children and young people, covering how to discuss weight, and support positive lifestyle changes.

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

Let’s talk about weight guideline

2018-08-28T13:45:00+01:00By

Support your patients to manage their weight by initiating a conversation. This is a step-by-step guide to brief interventions with adults.

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NICE guideline

NICE smoking cessation guideline

2018-05-22T08:05:00+01:00By

This summary covers recommendations on encouraging smoking cessation, engaging with people who smoke, and training to support stop smoking services.

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NICE guideline

NICE healthcare-associated infections guideline

2017-07-31T14:59:00+01:00By

A summary of NICE guidance on preventing healthcare-associated infections with key points on hand decontamination and use of personal protective equipment

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NICE guideline

NICE guideline: medicines management in the community

2017-06-20T15:36:00+01:00By

This useful summary covers the assessment of medicines support needs, cooperation between health and social care.

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NICE guideline

NICE medicines optimisation guideline

2015-03-30T00:00:00+01:00By

An up-to-date summary of NICE's guideline on safe and effective use of medicines. Includes patient safety incidents, medication review, and self-management.

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