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NHS England update on industrial action by Junior Doctors

NHS England has issued an update on the industrial action by junior doctors that is taking place today (Wednesday Feb 10). NHS trusts have reported today that 43 per cent [1] of junior doctors (out of a possible 26,000 working on a typical day) have reported for duty on the day shift. Combining junior doctors, other […]

Risks occurring when desmopressin is omitted or delayed in patients with cranial diabetes insipidus

A stage one alert has been issued to raise awareness of the risk of severe dehydration and death caused by an omission or delay of desmopressin in patients with cranial diabetes insipidus. Risk of severe harm or death when desmopressin is omitted or delayed in patients with cranial diabetes insipidus Cranial diabetes insipidus is a […]

Patient safety alert: Risk of severe harm or death when desmopressin is omitted or delayed in patients with cranial diabetes insipidus

This alert has been issued to raise awareness of the risk of severe dehydration and death caused by an omission or delay of desmopressin in patients with cranial diabetes insipidus.

Patient safety alert – Risk of severe harm or death when desmopressin is omitted or delayed in patients with cranial diabetes insipidus

A patient safety alert has been issued by NHS England to raise awareness of the risk of severe dehydration and death caused by an omission or delay of desmopressin in patients with cranial diabetes insipidus. Cranial diabetes insipidus is a rare disorder of the pituitary gland characterised by an inability to produce antidiuretic hormone (ADH), […]

Mental health services for adult vulnerable migrants

Mind has been working with NHS England to improve the quality of mental health services for adult vulnerable migrants, in particular refugees and those seeking asylum. Mind collaborated with a host of partners, including commissioners, GPs and voluntary sector providers. Refugee service users from across Mind’s local provider network were extensively consulted during its development. […]

Consultation on Specialised Services clinical commissioning policies and service specifications

NHS England has today (05 February 2016) launched a 30 day public consultation on a number of proposed new products for specialised services, (including service specifications and clinical commissioning policies). There has already been extensive engagement on these national specifications and policies. They have been developed with the support and input of lead clinicians and tested […]