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Welcome to our news area. From here you can access all the latest Education for Health news and find out what's happening in the external health and education world.

Click on the sub headings to the right to select from the four main categories:

  • What's New - keeping you up-to-date on what's new at Education for Health through regular news items and press releases
  • Course Updates - for details of our new or revised courses and related products designed to support your education and training
  • Health & Education News - for all the latest external health and education news with useful links to external sites
  • Campaigns - details of campaigns that Education for Health are involved in, or are supporting.

 

November 2014

What next for this COPD patient?

What next for this COPD patient?

25 November 2014
In the latest REAL case study, 83 year old Stanislav (Stan) has been diagnosed with COPD for more than 20 years, has been admitted to hospital three times in the past year and you receive his most rec …More Information

Education for Health COPD courses

Education for Health COPD courses

21 November 2014
Interested in our COPD courses? Here is what is on offer, click on any course you are interested in to find out more, including dates where relevant. …More Information

New to Primary Care Nursing? Learn crucial skills at our workshops

New to Primary Care Nursing? Learn crucial skills at our workshops

13 November 2014
Taught by expert practising clinicians, these workshops held in Warwick will provide you with a valuable introduction to general practice. …More Information

Chief Executive Monica Fletcher OBE named as a Fellow of The Queen's Nursing Institute

Chief Executive Monica Fletcher OBE named as a Fellow of The Queen's Nursing Institute

11 November 2014
The prestigious accolade means she will be one of just 51 QNI Fellows in the country, recognised for their significant contribution to community nursing or primary care. …More Information

We currently have the following vacancy: COPD Clinical Lead

We currently have the following vacancy: COPD Clinical Lead

5 November 2014
We are delighted to announce this exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified health care professional. …More Information

Asthma deaths continue to rise: more training encouraged

Asthma deaths continue to rise: more training encouraged

4 November 2014
Six months after the National Review of Asthma Deaths, deaths due to asthma continue to rise. …More Information

October 2014

We currently have the following vacancies: COPD Clinical Lead, and External Examiner

We currently have the following vacancies: COPD Clinical Lead, and External Examiner

27 October 2014
We are delighted to announce these exciting opportunities with Education for Health. …More Information

Education for Health Spirometry Courses

Education for Health Spirometry Courses

22 October 2014
Interested in our Spirometry courses? Here is what is on offer, click on any course you are interested in to find out more, including accreditation status with ARTP/BTS. …More Information

Recognising, assessing and meeting the challenges of Dementia

Recognising, assessing and meeting the challenges of Dementia

22 October 2014
Education for Health has specific workshops designed to support primary care staff in recognition, assessment and diagnosis of Dementia. …More Information

Does this COPD patient really have COPD?

14 October 2014
In the latest REAL case study, 63 year old Alison, who has been diagnosed with COPD, attends her annual review and the numbers just aren't adding up... …More Information

Asthma training in Scotland - 10% discount available

Asthma training in Scotland - 10% discount available

1 October 2014
Our popular Asthma Level 5 eLearning module will run soon with study days in Stirling. And, if you are a current or former student with Education for Health, you may qualify for our 10% alumni discoun …More Information

September 2014

Supporting Stoptober? How we support you

Supporting Stoptober? How we support you

30 September 2014
As you support patients to quit smoking in October (if they stop for 28 days they are five times more likely to stay smoke free) who is supporting you? …More Information

Education for Health to join forces with Respiratory Education UK

Education for Health to join forces with Respiratory Education UK

23 September 2014
We are delighted to announce that Education for Health and Respiratory Education UK (REUK), based in Liverpool, will be joining forces from January 2015 under one umbrella organisation - The Education …More Information

New Diabetes Injection Technique and Safety online programme

New Diabetes Injection Technique and Safety online programme

17 September 2014
Education for Health launches the Diabetes Injection Technique and Safety online programme today, www.ditaslearning.org. …More Information

October is Asthma month at Education for Health

October is Asthma month at Education for Health

9 September 2014
October is Asthma month at Education for Health; we are running courses from one day updates through to Level 5 and Level 6 modules with study days across the UK. …More Information

Guidance issued on the use of emergency asthma inhalers in schools

Guidance issued on the use of emergency asthma inhalers in schools

5 September 2014
To support newly published government guidance, Education for Health is preparing to launch a free online educational resource specifically designed for anyone who works with children or young people …More Information

10% discount offer is back

10% discount offer is back

3 September 2014
After a great response, our popular 10% discount offer for students and alumni returns for courses starting between September and December 2014 inclusive. …More Information

Wide range of asthma modules and workshops

2 September 2014
October is Asthma month at Education for Health, we are running courses from one day updates through to Level 5 and Level 6 modules with study days across the UK... …More Information

August 2014

Calling all Education for Health Trainers!

Calling all Education for Health Trainers!

20 August 2014
As a Charity we are committed to ensuring that our trainers have all the information they need to support the delivery of education to students... …More Information

Last chance to book...

Last chance to book...

12 August 2014
We've just updated our Last Chance to Book page to let you know which August courses are fully booked. We have also added September dates, to help you plan your training. …More Information

Education for Health Diabetes courses

9 August 2014
Interested in our Diabetes courses? Here is what is on offer, click on any course you are interested in to find out more, including dates where relevant. …More Information

July 2014

Schools will be able to keep an emergency asthma inhaler

Schools will be able to keep an emergency asthma inhaler

16 July 2014
The Government has agreed to change the law to allow schools to hold emergency inhalers - a move greeted with delight by Clinical Lead Viv Marsh. …More Information

Education for Health Asthma courses

15 July 2014
Interested in our Asthma courses? Here is just some of what is on offer, click on any course you are interested in to find out more, including dates where relevant …More Information

How do you help a patient with COPD manage his condition?

How do you help a patient with COPD manage his condition?

14 July 2014
In the latest REAL case study, 72 year old Bill, who has been diagnosed with COPD, has seen various GPs six times this year with acute chest infections and been given antibiotics every time... …More Information

Enjoy summer and study for the future!

Enjoy summer and study for the future!

9 July 2014
Summer is here and we have six modules with no study days starting soon - ideal for those with plans for the holidays and who want to continue in their professional development. …More Information

Nearly 230m pounds spent on drugs to treat diabetes and obesity in Scotland

Nearly 230m pounds spent on drugs to treat diabetes and obesity in Scotland

7 July 2014
As it is revealed that NHS Scotland has spent nearly 230m pounds on drugs to treat diabetes and obesity within three years, Education for Health has a Diabetes Level 5 module starting soon with study …More Information

June 2014

Boost your knowledge and skills in COPD

Boost your knowledge and skills in COPD

24 June 2014
An estimated 3 million people have COPD in the UK, although for around 2 million of this group their COPD remains undiagnosed... …More Information

Confident but not controlled

Confident but not controlled

19 June 2014
92% of Irish people with asthma are confident about managing their condition however 48% are deemed "uncontrolled." …More Information

Last chance to save 10% on your studies

Last chance to save 10% on your studies

19 June 2014
Our student and alumni discount offer is ending on 30 June, but there's one last chance to save 10%! …More Information

Why Asthma Still Kills

Why Asthma Still Kills

18 June 2014
The publication of the National Review of Asthma Deaths (NRAD) report highlights the importance of education to improve outcomes for people with asthma. …More Information

May 2014

Guide to quality assured diagnostic spirometry released

Guide to quality assured diagnostic spirometry released

28 May 2014
The guide has been released by Primary Care Commissioning, and provides practical support to commissioners and providers of healthcare services. …More Information

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