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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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August 2014

We currently have the following vacancy: Marketing Executive

We currently have the following vacancy: Marketing Executive

19 August 2014
We are delighted to announce this exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified marketing professional. …More Information

July 2014

We currently have the following vacancy: Diabetes Clinical Lead

We currently have the following vacancy: Diabetes Clinical Lead

18 July 2014
We are delighted to announce this exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified health care professional. …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

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

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

How would you treat a patient with asthma who also smokes?

How would you treat a patient with asthma who also smokes?

21 May 2014
In our latest REAL case study, Gemma is 24 and has had asthma since childhood. …More Information

April 2014

Group for respiratory nurse organisations launches across Europe

Group for respiratory nurse organisations launches across Europe

30 April 2014
Education for Health are pleased to support the creation of the new organisation, European Respiratory Nurses Association (ERNA), an overarching group for respiratory nurses across Europe. …More Information

March 2014

Better Breathing Bangladesh

Better Breathing Bangladesh

25 March 2014
We are currently running an International Asthma Diploma in Bangladesh as part of our charitable activities. …More Information

Asthma training in Scotland - 10% discount available

Asthma training in Scotland - 10% discount available

14 March 2014
Our popular Asthma Diploma 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

How important are non-pharmacological treatments for COPD?

How important are non-pharmacological treatments for COPD?

10 March 2014
Do you appreciate the importance and role of non-pharmacological treatments when treating a COPD patient? Test your skills... …More Information

International Respiratory Nurse Leaders Initiative

International Respiratory Nurse Leaders Initiative

10 March 2014
Education for Health have been hosting a study tour from Hong Kong participating in an International Respiratory Nurse Leaders Initiative. …More Information

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