Help documentation is available or ask us for help in the library. All saved searches and alerts set up from 2008 onwards in old HDAS have been migrated to the new system but you will need to import them. When you log in you will see an Import link at the top of the page, next to Saved Results and Alerts:
- click on the Import link and you will see a drop-down list of years
- select a year, and then you will see the list of your saved searches and alerts from that year
- select the ones that you want to import.
NHS England has announced more details of the accelerated national reviews into paediatric critical care and specialised surgery for children. The reviews, which are part of NHS England’s regular round of specialised commissioning service reviews, would normally take up to two years to complete, but have been fast tracked to run in parallel with other work on new nationally agreed standards for congenital heart disease.
Things about coeliac disease...
A new Quality Standard on coeliac disease has been published by NICE it covers the recognition, assessment and management of coeliac disease in children, young people and adults.
Things about changes to drugs and other technology appraisals...
NICE and NHS England have launched a 12 week consultation on changes to the arrangements for evaluating and funding drugs and other health technologies appraised through NICE’s Technology Appraisal (TA) and Highly Specialised Technologies (HST) programmes. Consultation closes 13 Jan 2017 if you have views or feedback you would like to express.
Things about tuberculosis...
WHO has published a global TB report every year since 1997. The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels. This is done in the context of recommended global TB strategies and targets endorsed by WHO’s Member States and broader development goals set by the United Nations.
Things about Health Education...
The mandate to Health Education England (HEE) sets out the government's objectives for HEE to provide healthcare education and training. The Health Education England mandate for 2016 to 2017 reflects strategic objectives around:
- workforce planning
- health education
- training and development
The mandate looks at how the healthcare workforce can be developed to improve care for patients through education and training.
Things off the shelf...
A reminder that the Off the Shelf literary festival is now underway in Sheffield with events for all from 'Children's Illustration Workshops' to the 'Science behind the Game of Thrones' - answering questions such as Do dragons actually exist? How does wildfire win wars! Check out what is available here.
I had never seen or heard of fougasse bread before the current series of 'Bake off' however on our weekend in Barcelona our hotel was above a fabulous bakery - see what I spotted! If you want to try making one the recipe is here.