Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

02 June 2022
2 min read
Volume 33 · Issue 6

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a mythbuster on pre-travel health services, providing information on governance and training and what the CQC look for when inspecting providers.

https://www.cqc.org.uk/guidance-providers/gps/gp-mythbuster-107-pre-travel-health-services

The Royal College of Nursing has published updated guidance on glove use and the prevention of work-related contact dermatitis. The document provides guidance on when gloves are and are not required in practice.

https://www.rcn.org.uk/Professional-Development/publications/tools-of-the-trade-uk-pub-010-218

The opening hours of the NaTHNaC health professional advice line are increasing for summer. Full opening hours can be found at the link below:

https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/news/633/change-to-telephone-advice-line-opening-hours-for-health-professionals

The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) has published updated guidance on drug interactions with hormonal contraception. In this updated guidance, the FSRH has focused on the principles underlying drug interactions with hormonal contraception to facilitate understanding. Reminders are included about the importance of achieving highly effective contraception (and avoiding any possible drug interaction that could affect this) during use of teratogens, and informing users of hormonal contraception about potential interactions.

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