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November 2014

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

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

July 2014

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

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