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Thursday, 23 June 2016
Important new European guidelines have been published in heart failure and CVD prevention. Here we summarize some of the key changes and provide links to the full guidelines.
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Friday, 13 May 2016
Alirocumab (Praluent) and evolocumab (Repatha) have been recommended by NICE for the treatment of adults with primary hypercholesterolaemia or mixed dyslipidaemia to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
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Friday, 13 May 2016

Education for Health Chief Executive Monica Fletcher OBE has been awarded a prestigious European Respiratory Society (ERS) fellowship. As a Fellow of the ERS (FERS) Monica joins a group of respected leaders whose have been recognised for their lifetime excellence and contributions to research, education and clinical leadership in respiratory medicine.

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Friday, 13 May 2016

From April 2016, GPs and practice nurses requesting a serum creatinine blood test will be alerted to any significant changes in the patient’s kidney function.

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Friday, 13 May 2016

Dr Matt Kearney, the new national clinical director for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention sets out his vision for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention in primary care.

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Thursday, 05 May 2016
The latest WHO report on teenage health reveals some encouraging health improvements in UK schoolchildren, but also highlights growing health inequalities between richer and poorer households.
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Thursday, 05 May 2016
Diabetes UK has launched a new guide on the management of insulin administration in the community. The guide provides the framework for safe and effective diabetes care in a community setting.
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Thursday, 05 May 2016
The NHS ‘Think Kidneys’ team has developed a series of online resources to help practices respond to changes in the way blood test warning results for acute kidney injury (AKI) are being managed in path labs across England. The changes mean that results will come direct to practices and will require a more immediate response from GPs and practice nurses.
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