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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

Audit urges neonatal hospital partnerships following lack of care improvements

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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

UK IBD audit highlights potential huge cost savings of using new biosimilar medicines

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A new report into the use of biological therapies to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has found that new biosimilar medicines, which work in the same way as the more expensive existing treatments, are safe and effective for patients and if adopted can halve the cost of treatment. 
22 Sep 2016

HQIP QI Theatre: top clinical and QI names confirmed

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With just over two months to go, further programme details have been released for HQIP’s Quality Improvement Theatre taking place as part of the 2016 Patient First conference on the 22-23 November.
16 Sep 2016

Dates announced for 2016 Clinical Audit Awareness Week

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The Health Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) has announced the return of Clinical Audit Awareness week, taking place between 22 and 30 November 2016.
16 Sep 2016