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Urgent bulletin regarding changes to the DNACPR documentation in the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) area

15th June 2018

This URGENT bulletin sets out some actions to be taken regarding Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) documentation in the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) area.  It is aimed at clinical staff who are involved in resuscitation decisions and completion of DNACPR documentation and those who are responsible for the order and re-order of DNACPR […]

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Mouth Cancer Action Month

4th November 2016

Did you know that mouth cancer kills more people every year than testicular and cervical cancer combined? November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, an opportunity to raise awareness and education of mouth cancer, highlight the values of early detection and prevention, and promote the role in which a healthy lifestyle can reduce our risk. Mouth […]

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Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes: A Strategy for England 2015-2020 in July 2015

16th September 2015

The Independent Cancer Taskforce published its report, Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes: A Strategy for England 2015-2020 in July 2015. The report recommends a fundamental shift in how we think about cancer services, with a much greater emphasis on earlier diagnosis and living with and beyond cancer. Six strategic priorities have been identified made up from 96 recommendations. […]

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Be Clear on Cancer – ‘Breast cancer in women over 70’ campaign

3rd July 2015

  A national reminder campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer in women over 70 is scheduled to run from 13 July to 6 September  2015. The Be Clear on Cancer campaign will inform women over 70 that if they see any changes to their breasts they should see their doctor straight away. To find […]

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NICE Guidelines on Suspected Cancer: Recognition and Referral

1st July 2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance on suspected cancer have been updated and reissued.  The guidance offers evidence-based advice on the recognition of and referral for suspected cancer in children, young people and adults. Follow the links below to the NICE website for more information. Full Guidance Recommendations By Site of Cancer

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