Jane Diggle and Dr Pam Brown offer 10 top tips on initiating conversations about weight and motivating people to make healthy changes
Dr Stephen Willott provides 10 top tips for assessing alcohol dependency in primary care including how to manage patients presenting in crisis
Louise Ross summarises the latest recommendations from NICE on stop smoking interventions and services and highlights the relevant points for primary care
Sarah Alton and Professor Cliodna McNulty discuss the updated PHE guidance on managing and treating common infections and what it means for clinicians in primary care
Charlotte Eley and Professor Cliodna McNulty discuss NICE Guideline 63 on antimicrobial stewardship, and explain what steps can be taken to reduce antimicrobial prescribing
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Related Guidelines summaries
This summary relates to families of 4–12-year-old children and young people, covering how to discuss weight, and support positive lifestyle changes.
Support your patients to manage their weight by initiating a conversation. This is a step-by-step guide to brief interventions with adults.
This summary covers recommendations on encouraging smoking cessation, engaging with people who smoke, and training to support stop smoking services.
A summary of NICE guidance on preventing healthcare-associated infections with key points on hand decontamination and use of personal protective equipment
This useful summary covers the assessment of medicines support needs, cooperation between health and social care.