The Development and Implementation of a National Covid-19 Hospital Guideline for Wales

Rhys Jeffries; Simon Barry; Laura Wallis; Chris Davies and Mark Taubert on behalf of the Respiratory Health Implementation Group Wales, the Institute of Clinical Science and Technology and the NHS Wales Health Collaborative, Cardiff, UK Guideline website:  https://covid-19hospitalguideline.wales.nhs.uk/ Introduction: It became evident in early March 2020 that clinical practice in managing COVID-19 varied markedly across […]

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News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. SAFETY UPDATES CME T34 syringe pumps now require foam pads to be added to the battery compartment All Caesarea Medical Electronics (CME) T34 Ambulatory syringe pumps in the UK now need […]

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Grief at Hay

by Carys Durie and Sioned Edwards 4th year Medical Students, Cardiff University   The 2017 Hay Festival of Literature and Arts set in the Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye, celebrated its 30th anniversary this year. Speakers included the likes of Tracey Emin, Bernie Sanders, Stephen Fry and Ed Balls. Pianist James Rhodes closed the first weekend […]

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News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Hot topics Cochrane review: codeine versus placebo for cough in children In this review the authors conclude that codeine (or its derivatives) should not be used for cough in children <12 […]

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News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Safety issues Topical miconazole interaction with warfarin MHRA has highlighted the risk of serious bleeding events in patients taking warfarin and using cream, ointment, powder or oral gel formulations of miconazole. […]

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News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Safety issues FDA enhances warnings for opioids US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced class-wide enhanced labelling warnings for: immediate-release opioid pain medications, in relation to risks of misuse, abuse, […]

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News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Safety issues Desmopressin patient safety alert NHS England has issued a patient safety alert warning (NHS/PSA/W/2016/001) on the risk of severe harm or death when desmopressin is omitted or delayed in […]

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