News, events & blogs

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

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

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

HQIP statement regarding NHS England decision to dissolve NAGCAE.

Suicide increase under crisis services highlights strain on mental health care

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

Audit urges neonatal hospital partnerships following lack of care improvements

NNAP report urges neonatal units to form local hospital partnerships to reduce variation and drive up standards of care for very sick babies.
27 Sep 2016