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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.

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  • What's New - keeping you up-to-date on what's new at Education for Health through regular news items and press releases
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February 2015

REUK: Photos of Aintree

27 February 2015
Here are some photos to help you visualise REUK's facilities …More Information

Education for Health Awarded Funding to Develop Healthcare Education in the East Midlands

Education for Health Awarded Funding to Develop Healthcare Education in the East Midlands

27 February 2015
Education for Health is one of 11 organisations which have been awarded the Higher Education Institution (HEI) Challenge Award to develop healthcare education in the East Midlands. …More Information

Diabetes Information Prescription an 'Exciting' Development in Diabetes Management

Diabetes Information Prescription an 'Exciting' Development in Diabetes Management

24 February 2015
A Diabetes UK led scheme is piloting the use of a computer system to provide patients with advice on managing their diabetes control. …More Information

Northants Leadership: Leading the Way

Northants Leadership: Leading the Way

16 February 2015
Nene and Corby CCG recently commissioned Education for Health to run a three day leadership programme to support and complement improvement of care home standards. …More Information

Essentials of Primary Care Nursing

Essentials of Primary Care Nursing

16 February 2015
Taught by expert practising clinicians, these workshops held in Warwick provide a valuable introduction to general practice - ideal for you if you are new to practice. …More Information

Asthma Debate in House of Commons

Asthma Debate in House of Commons

13 February 2015
MPs take part in a cross party debate on respiratory health, Asthma and the draft NICE Asthma diagnosing and monitoring guidelines. …More Information

Education for Health currently have the following vacancy: Undergraduate Programme Lead

Education for Health currently have the following vacancy: Undergraduate Programme Lead

10 February 2015
We are delighted to announce this exciting opportunity with Education for Health. …More Information

January 2015

Education for Health Asthma courses

28 January 2015
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

Draft Asthma guidelines highlight the importance of accurate diagnosis

Draft Asthma guidelines highlight the importance of accurate diagnosis

28 January 2015
Education for Health welcomes the consultation, and will be highlighting the vital importance of education in addressing the issues. …More Information

Training with study days in convenient locations including Warwick or Stirling

Training with study days in convenient locations including Warwick or Stirling

27 January 2015
Education for Health have Asthma and COPD modules starting soon - ideal if you want to boost your professional development. …More Information

Education for Health have joined forces with Respiratory Education UK

1 January 2015
Education for Health and Respiratory Education UK (REUK) joined forces in January 2015 under one umbrella organisation - the Education for Health Group. …More Information

December 2014

Forthcoming Changes to Study Day One

17 December 2014
Following feedback from our students we are making changes to study day one for modular courses, with the aim of providing students the chance to improve their understanding of eLearning prior to thei …More Information

Better Care Fund 2015

17 December 2014
The Better Care Fund is all about integrating service and improving healthcare for the present and future, but how can the profession meet this challenge? …More Information

Primary Care Respiratory Update

17 December 2014
Education for Health and Primary Care Respiratory Society UK are delighted to draw your attention to the second issue of Primary Care Respiratory Update, a new quarterly publication for PCRS-UK member …More Information

Upcoming COPD Course Changes

17 December 2014
We are currently reviewing possible changes to our COPD courses at Level 5 and 6, with the aim of streamlining non-essential content. …More Information

Our Latest Trainers' Event

17 December 2014
October saw our latest Trainers' Event, with a strong turn out from the Education for Health Family. …More Information

Education for Health collaborating on maintaining the blue convention of reliever inhalers

Education for Health collaborating on maintaining the blue convention of reliever inhalers

5 December 2014
Joint Statement on behalf of the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists, Asthma UK, British Lung Foundation, British Thoracic Society, Education for Health, Primary Care Respiratory Society, Res …More Information

November 2014

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... …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

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

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

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

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