Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

02 September 2022
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Volume 33 · Issue 9

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published updated guidance on type 1 diabetes in adults, with amended recommendations on blood pressure targets for this group of patients.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng17

Resources for the upcoming COVID-19 autumn booster programme are available, including a leaflet (paper copies are available to order) in English and many other languages. Stickers are also available to order.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-autumn-booster-resources

Flu immunisation training recommendations have been published by UKHSA, including suggested content to be covered in flu immunisation training and the flu vaccinator competency assessment tool.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/flu-immunisation-training-recommendations

Information on the polio booster campaign for London has been added to the UKHSA polio guidance webpage. This includes polio booster campaign resources for patients, information for health professionals on the vaccine and the polio vaccination campaign letter for more information.

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/polio-guidance-data-and-analysis#full-publication-update-history

The Royal College of Nursing has published a useful updated guide highlighting the importance of eye care, the role and responsibilities of the carer in delivering care, and accessing the right care at the right time. It has been developed for all non-ophthalmic nursing staff in adult care settings and covers emergency and non-emergency conditions.

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