NICE guideline on Chronic pain (primary and secondary) in over 16s: assessment of all chronic pain and management of chronic primary pain

This final guideline has now been published on the NICE website. You can also find the supporting evidence, tools and resources as well as all the stakeholder comments that we received during consultation and the responses to these comments. The comments were invaluable in helping us to develop and refine the guideline. We have also…

‘A silent epidemic of grief’: a survey of bereavement care provision in the UK and Ireland during the COVID-19 pandemic

‘Silent epidemic of grief’ leaves bereaved and bereavement care practitioners struggling to cope The first major study of pandemic-related changes in bereavement care, from the University of Cambridge, describes the drastic changes in bereavement care that have occurred, amid a flood of demand for help from bereaved people. The researchers found that the switch to…

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca e-learning sessions. Available Now.

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare has worked in partnership with Public Health England and NHS England and NHS Improvement to develop the COVID-19 Vaccination e-learning programme.  The e-learning programme is designed to provide the health and care workforce involved in the national COVID-19 vaccination programme with the knowledge they need to confidently promote high…

SCRIPT e-learning programmes. Available Now

SCRIPT – supporting safer prescribing practices in hospitals   The SCRIPT e-learning programme for medicine and surgery consists of 49 modules in seven categories for foundation trainee doctors, undergraduate medical students, doctors and non-medical prescribers, covering a range of therapeutic topics relating to prescribing and medicines safety in hospitals, including:   Principles of prescribing Managing the risks of prescribing Therapeutic groups Advanced prescribing Prescribing in medical emergencies Prescribing in special circumstances Clinical governance…