PHE/DH/DWP guideline

UKHSA management of staff exposure to COVID-19

2022-01-21T09:38:00+00:00By UK Health Security Agency

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

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NICE guideline

NICE tobacco guideline


A new single source for tobacco guidance from NICE, covering promoting quitting, and treating tobacco dependence and tobacco-dependent pregnant women

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PHE/DH/DWP guideline

PHE influenza immunisation policy


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


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


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 tobacco commissioning support


This 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


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


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 healthcare-associated infections guideline


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

Resource hub

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

Educational resources

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Management of obesity in primary care: a Guidelines algorithm

Funded by Novo Nordisk Limited

Information intended for UK healthcare professionals only. These videos have been funded through an arm’s-length sponsorship by Novo Nordisk Limited. Guidelines approached Novo Nordisk Limited to fund the production of these videos. 
Date of preparation: December 2021

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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.