NPC Archive Item: Falls prevention reminder to NHS organisations

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 21 July 2010 Introduction The annual National Falls Awareness Week took place during 21st -25th June 2010 and the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) took this opportunity to remind NHS […]

NPC Archive Item: New antiplatelets section on NPC — why not take a look?

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 25 June 2010 A new section, which discusses antiplatelet treatment for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, is now available on NPC. The materials include a <60minute […]

NPC Archive Item: A2RAs associated with an increased risk of cancer

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 24 June 2010 A meta-analysis of RCTs has found that diagnosis of new cancer was increased in patients randomised to receive angiotensin-II receptor antagonists (A2RAs), compared with control. The absolute […]

NPC Archive Item: May Drug Safety Update from MHRA/CHM

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. The Drug Safety Update is an NHS Evidence accredited provider 26 May 2010 The MHRA and CHM have published the May edition of Drug Safety Update This edition includes […]

NPC Archive Item: What’s new on NPC? (May 2010)

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 14 May 2010 We have added and updated some new resources on the therapeutics section of NPC recently — why not take a look? The therapeutics section of the […]

NPC Archive Item: Reducing harm from omitted and delayed medicines in hospital

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 30 April 2010 Introduction In February 2010 the National Patient Safety Agency’s (NPSA’s) Rapid Response Report ‘Reducing harm from omitted and delayed medicines in hospital’1 was published to alert […]

NPC Archive Item: What’s new on NPC? (December 2009)

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 14 December 2009 We have added and updated some new resources on the therapeutics section of NPC recently — why not take a look? The therapeutics section of the […]