Diabetes UK is launching an advertising campaign within key NHS settings to mobilise people with diabetes so they will ask for annual checks recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
National action – including the development of a national framework for e-mental health – will be essential if technology is to impact mental healthcare in a transformative way to give service users better access to high quality applications and programmes which are clinically effective and safe
In final Draft Guidance issued today (4 January), the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has recommended ranibizumab (Lucentis, Novartis) as an option for treating visual impairment caused by diabetic macular oedema (DMO).
The NHS needs to work closely with social services, local authorities and the voluntary sector if it is to deliver the best chance of recovery for adults with drug use disorders, says NICE in a new quality standard.
Alcohol Awareness Week is marked every November in England and Wales. Coordinated by the charity Alcohol Concern, this year’s campaign – running from 19 to 25 November – encourages people to talk about the health risks, social problems, stigmas and taboos related to alcohol.