News items that focus on evidence based practice
This theme explores what it means to practise in line with best available evidence. It highlights evidence based practice guidelines, research and other tools and updates on evidence based techniques and processes from across the UK. International content from credible resources is also included.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This is an American compilation of evidence-based best practices for improving patient safety through patient, family, and caregiver engagement.
Around 10,000 women a year in the UK might benefit from a new type of breast cancer treatment, say scientists.
Dr Denise Fitzgerald was only 21 at the time, but the event helped to inspire the fledgling scientist to crack how the brain is repaired.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Robust evidence suggests that interventions are effective in increasing compliance with antibiotic policy and reducing duration of antibiotic treatment.
This quality standard aims to improve early identification and treatment of breast cancer to prevent disease progression and reduce deaths.
This guideline covers assessing, diagnosing and managing mental health problems in adults (aged 18 and over) who are in contact with the criminal justice system.
National Institute for Health Research
This Highlight provides evidence for a different way of managing care of people with depression – collaborative care – by co-ordinating this through a designated care manager.
Public Health England
These are the national standards for the NHS diabetic eye screening programme. The revised pathway standards will come into effect in April 2017.