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Evidence based practice

News items that focus on evidence based practice

Highlighting evidence based practice guidelines, research and tools from across the UK.

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.

Evidence based practice

NICE Quality standard

Developmental follow-up of children and young people born preterm

This quality standard covers the developmental follow-up of babies, children and young people under 18 years who were born preterm. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

NICE Quality standard

Cystic Fibrosis

This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis in infants, children, young people and adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

NICE

Promoting health and preventing premature mortality in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups

This quality standard covers promoting health and preventing premature mortality among black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups. It is relevant to all age groups and all settings.

NICE

Are statins the best choice for me?

Andy Hutchinson from the medicines and prescribing team at NICE talks about the pros and cons of statins. Are they the right choice for everyone or would some of us be better off choosing not to pop the pills?

NICE

NICE approves multiple sclerosis drugs after prices are reduced

Reductions to the price of three multiple sclerosis (MS) drugs mean NICE is now able to recommend them for routine NHS funding. Cuts to the prices of Copaxone, Avonex and Rebif has meant the NICE is now able to recommend them as cost effective options.

NICE Talks

Managing multimorbidity: putting patients at the heart of their care

People are living longer, taking multiple medicines for long-term conditions. Professor David Haslam, chair of NICE introduces multimorbidity. Emily Lam tells us how she manages her illnesses and Dr James Larcombe explains how GPs can help patients cope with multiple conditions.

NIHR

I am research

The annual I Am Research campaign to encourage patients, carers and the public to get involved in research is underway. For 2018, the campaign also celebrates the NHS’ 70th birthday (NHS70). People are being asked to get involved in research and help shape the next 70 years of the NHS.

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