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RCN publishes guide on anaemia; PHE issues legionnaires’ disease guidance; heatwave warning
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
NICE wants earlier cancer diagnosis by GPs; several RA drugs gain draft approval; and MenACWY campaign starts in August
Meningitis is a serious condition. Prompt diagnosis and treatment improve both morbidity and mortality
NICE publishes quality standards for prostate cancer, osteoarthritis, personality disorders, pressure ulcers, and UTIs.
Scottish standards for hospital care of older people; fall in abortion rates; guidance for doctors on cosmetic surgery
A review of this severe and potentially life-threatening dermatological condition
A review of this uncommon ulcerating skin condition causing a sterile neutrophilic dermatosis
NICE updates guidelines on managing aggression in psychiatric settings; new guidelines on challenging behaviour and learning disabilities; self-management pack published on COPD
High-dose ibuprofen linked to raised CV risk; new drug class for high cholesterol; avoid amiodarone with some antivirals
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
New treatment for enthesitis-related arthritis; approval for treatment for visually impairment due to diabetic macular oedema; idelalisib approved as follicular lymphoma treatment
This article covers common causes of vaginal discharge and the approach to the investigation and management of these
New EMA rules to ensure independence from Big Pharma; antibiotic approved for skin infections; and consultation to update NICE stroke quality standard
This article summarises the NHS Breast Screening Programme in England, including discussion of its benefits and harms

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