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The articles on this page are written independently and exclusively for OnMedica and peer reviewed. They cover a wide range of clinical topics relevant to healthcare professionals.

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03/07/2015
RCN publishes guide on anaemia; PHE issues legionnaires’ disease guidance; heatwave warning
29/06/2015
UPDATE: An overview of the latest changes to the schedule with the addition of rotavirus, nasal flu vaccination and 2014 MenC catch-up programme for university entrants
26/06/2015
NICE wants earlier cancer diagnosis by GPs; several RA drugs gain draft approval; and MenACWY campaign starts in August
25/06/2015
Meningitis is a serious condition. Prompt diagnosis and treatment improve both morbidity and mortality
22/06/2015
NICE publishes quality standards for prostate cancer, osteoarthritis, personality disorders, pressure ulcers, and UTIs.
12/06/2015
Scottish standards for hospital care of older people; fall in abortion rates; guidance for doctors on cosmetic surgery
09/06/2015
A review of this severe and potentially life-threatening dermatological condition
09/06/2015
A review of this uncommon ulcerating skin condition causing a sterile neutrophilic dermatosis
05/06/2015
NICE updates guidelines on managing aggression in psychiatric settings; new guidelines on challenging behaviour and learning disabilities; self-management pack published on COPD
29/05/2015
High-dose ibuprofen linked to raised CV risk; new drug class for high cholesterol; avoid amiodarone with some antivirals
22/05/2015
Scottish Government doubles fund for medicines for rare conditions; plan to incentivise pharmaceutical industry to develop new antibiotics; and SIGN issues guideline on the diagnosis and management of epilepsy
18/05/2015
New treatment for enthesitis-related arthritis; approval for treatment for visually impairment due to diabetic macular oedema; idelalisib approved as follicular lymphoma treatment
12/05/2015
This article covers common causes of vaginal discharge and the approach to the investigation and management of these
08/05/2015
New EMA rules to ensure independence from Big Pharma; antibiotic approved for skin infections; and consultation to update NICE stroke quality standard
05/05/2015
This article summarises the NHS Breast Screening Programme in England, including discussion of its benefits and harms

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