The Prime Minister commissioned an independent review examining the economic issues associated with Antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Lord O’Neill has made recommendations for the international community. The Government’s response to the review can be seen here
Health Education England (HEE) has received funding from the Department of Health to support NHS England in meeting national targets to expand the workforce providing children and young people’s mental health services. Read about it here.
This information is for service providers within and outside the NHS in England who wish to express their interest in accessing a fully-funded scheme to employ and train new staff to provide evidence-based treatment for children and young people.
Intravenous fluid therapy in children and young people in hospital Quality standard [QS131]
This guideline covers general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluids for children and young people under 16 years, including assessing fluid and electrolyte status and prescribing IV fluid therapy. It applies to a range of conditions and different settings. It does not include recommendations relating to specific conditions.
New e-learning things through your OpenAthens account
All OpenAthens account holders now have access to a large set of elearning resources from Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH). This organisation works in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies to support patient care by providing e-learning to educate and train the health and social care workforce.
HEE e-LfH’s programmes cover subjects from audiology to anaesthesia, dentistry to dermatology, electronic fetal monitoring to end of life care, primary care to prescribing, safeguarding children to statutory and mandatory training. All content is nationally quality-assured and available 24/7. The online training sessions enhance traditional learning, support existing teaching methods and provide a valuable reference point.
You can find the new content by going to https://openathens.nice.org.uk/Auth/Login. Log in with your OpenAthens username and password, and click on My Resources in the menu on the left hand side. For more information about accessing e-LfH resources via OpenAthens visit: http://support.e-lfh.org.uk/get-started/openathens/.
A digital NHS? An introduction to the digital agenda and plans for implementation
This report looks at the key commitments made and what we know about progress to date, grouped under three broad themes:
1) interoperable electronic health records
2) patient-focused digital technology
3) secondary use of data, transparency and consent.
It identifies barriers to further progress and opportunities for delivering on the digital agenda..
Things to cook for the weekend
Following a week of food over indulgence celebrating my wedding anniversary and dinner at the Health Libraries Group conference I thought this would be perfect to get sensible eating back on track especially if the weather holds for the weekend!
Squash steaks with chestnut & cavolo nero pilaf