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NICE to lower the bar for cancer referral

Draft guideline lists 47 new warning signs for cancer, but there is no guarantee GPs will follow them, Caroline Price finds…..

http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/clinical/cancer/nice-looks-to-lower-the-bar-for-cancer-referral/20008785.article#.VJhK4cKAOo

Free on-demand webinar about implementing the NICE quality standard on constipation in children and young people

The 1-hour Guidelines in Practice webinar discusses NICE quality standard (QS) 62 on constipation in children and young people and its implementation in clinical practice.

After viewing this webinar you should be able to:

  • – undertake an assessment of children and young people presenting with constipation
  • – initiate treatment
  • – provide appropriate information to patients and their parents or carers.

 

Earn 1 CPD credit: certificates are available following the webinar.

Feedback from attendees at the live event includes: ‘This was [a] really informative and excellent training session.’

‘Cases really help consolidate the information given. All in all a great resource!’

After watching the live webinar 95% of respondents were confident or very confident in managing patients in line with QS62.

The production and delivery of this webinar has been supported by an educational grant from Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited. The grant included an honorarium for the speakers and facilitator. Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited has reviewed the speakers’ presentations for technical accuracy and to ensure compliance with the appropriate regulations. Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited had no input into or editorial control over the content; editorial control resided with the speakers and MGP at all times. The views and opinions of the speakers are not necessarily those of Norgine Pharmaceuticals Limited or Guidelines in Practice, its publishers, advisers, or advertisers.

Click this link to watch the webinar: http://view6.workcast.net/register?pak=5905658942213819

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