These guidelines updated in June 2013 provide recommendations for the assessment and prevention of falls in older people. The NICE guidelines offers best practice advice on the care of older people who are at risk of falling which all healthcare professionals in England should follow. The guidelines are useful for clinicians in other regions. Specific recommendations to prevent falls in hospital include a multifactorial assessment of falls risk factor.
These guidelines, produced by the Joint British Diabetes Societies Inpatient Care Group, have been developed to reflect the development in technology and reflect new practice in the management of diabetic ketoacidosis.
These guidelines, from the Joint British Diabetes Societies Inpatient Care Group, provide an overview of all aspects of the management of HHS in adults with diabetes.They are evidenced based where possible, and otherwise rely on consensus knowledge
This NPSA best practice guide explains the principles of communicating openly and honestly to patients, families and carers following harm caused by patient safety incidents. It is aimed at all healthcare staff, from boards to front line clinicians.