News, events & blogs

Welcome to HQIP's news, events and blogs area. Latest entries are listed below chronologically, and you can use the menus and filters on the left to define your content, or use the search section (top right) for specific searches.

Report highlights increased risk of pregnancy complications for women with diabetes

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Many women with diabetes who become pregnant are at increased risk of complications because of a lack of preparation for pregnancy, according to the National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit 2015 published today.
21 Oct 2016

New Royal College of Physicians report highlights inconsistencies in diagnosis and management of COPD in Wales

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Today, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) launches the UK’s first ever primary care snapshot audit assessing the clinical effectiveness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) care in Wales.
18 Oct 2016

Mental health challenges, parity of esteem and reflection on latest suicide findings

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HQIP clinical fellow Dr Saffron Homayoun - a junior doctor in child and adolescent psychiatry - pens her first blog on World Mental Health Day, picking up on last week's suicide and homicide report and on parity of esteem for mental health.
10 Oct 2016

HQIP response to NHS England decision on NAGCAE

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HQIP statement regarding NHS England decision to dissolve NAGCAE.

Suicide increase under crisis services highlights strain on mental health care

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Over 200 suicide deaths per year now occur in patients under mental health crisis teams, three times as many as in in-patients, according to a report by The University of Manchester’s National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCISH). 
06 Oct 2016