Flu vaccine for 2016-17 season not considered effective in the over 65s age group

Flu vaccine for 2016-17 season not considered effective in the over 65s age group

September 6 2017 Provisional figures for vaccine effectiveness in the 2016-17 flu season have...

Study finds ibuprofen is linked to blood pressure rise in arthritis patients at cardiovascular risk

Study finds ibuprofen is linked to blood pressure rise in arthritis patients at cardiovascular risk

September 4 2017 Prescription strength doses of ibuprofen are associated with increased blood...

Avoid oral corticosteroids in chest infections in adults unless asthmatic

Avoid oral corticosteroids in chest infections in adults unless asthmatic

August 31 2017 Doctors are being advised not to prescribe prednisolone or other oral...

Recall issued affecting NovoPen Echo and NovoPen 5 insulin pens

Recall issued affecting NovoPen Echo and NovoPen 5 insulin pens

August 24 2017 A recall affecting 53 batches of Novo Nordisk’s NovoPen Echo and 34 batches...

NICE updates guidance on fever in young children

NICE updates guidance on fever in young children

August 14 2017 A number of changes have been made to the NICE guidelines and assessing and...

  • Flu vaccine for 2016-17 season not considered effective in the over 65s age group

    Flu vaccine for 2016-17 season not considered effective in the over 65s age group

    Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:53
  • Study finds ibuprofen is linked to blood pressure rise in arthritis patients at cardiovascular risk

    Study finds ibuprofen is linked to blood pressure rise in arthritis patients at cardiovascular risk

    Monday, 04 September 2017 15:47
  • Avoid oral corticosteroids in chest infections in adults unless asthmatic

    Avoid oral corticosteroids in chest infections in adults unless asthmatic

    Thursday, 31 August 2017 13:35
  • Recall issued affecting NovoPen Echo and NovoPen 5 insulin pens

    Recall issued affecting NovoPen Echo and NovoPen 5 insulin pens

    Thursday, 24 August 2017 13:50
  • NICE updates guidance on fever in young children

    NICE updates guidance on fever in young children

    Monday, 14 August 2017 09:59

Clinical News

September 20 2017 Crohn’s & Colitis UK has issued a new inflammatory bowel disease toolkit for GPs. The IBD toolkit is the result of a collaboration with the RCGP as part of the charity’s Spotlight...
December 10 2015 A doctor may find themselves the subject of an investigation at any time in their career, from medical students to trainee doctors, GPs or consultants. Whether it’s an issue...