Upcoming YDEF Courses

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8th - 9th December 2017

 YDEF Wales

 

An exciting mix of diabetes, endocrinology and soft skills with excellent networking opportunities.  Last few places available. Programme here

2017 bonus!

Free ABCD membership

ABCD understand that trainees are the future of the speciality and are keen to have you on their team! Find out how to save £75 here 

The Little Fluid Book

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If you are puzzled by the evidence (or lack thereof) in how to chose IV fluids in various scenarios, here's a free quick reference tool.

Prof. Lobo from Nottingham University and colleagues have put together this book. He was involved in putting together the recently published national preoperative guidelines.

The eBook (Basic Concepts of Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy) can be accessed here. I have also added a link under tools>library above for future ready ref.

 

YDEF NHS Reforms Guide All you wanted to know about 'management stuff' but were afraid to ask!

 

NHSCB

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB) is an independent national organisation that will be responsible for ensuring the NHS delivers better outcomes for patients from April 2013. Read more here 

CCGs

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are clusters of GP practices that will be responsible for commissioning the majority of healthcare in England from April 2013. Read more here

 

COF

The Commissioning Outcomes Framework (COF) will assess the quality of the services commissioned by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Read more here 

Fairshare

The ‘Fair Shares’ funding formula is designed to take into account information on population when assessing the overall needs of each CCG area. Read more here

Healthwatch

Healthwatch England, the new national independent consumer champion for health and social care in England, has been officially launched. Read more here

VBP

Value Based Pricing will incorporate a broader assessment of the value of a medicine, known as value based pricing, for new medicines (new active substances) Read more here

QIPP

QIPP – Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention seeks to find £20billion efficiency savings by 2014-15, which will be reinvested in frontline care. Read more here

 

 

NHS England

NHS England (formerly known as the NHS Commissioning Board) is an independent national organisation responsible for the day-to-day running of the NHS. Read more here.

NHS Mandate

‘The Mandate’ is a document setting out the Government’s overall objectives for the NHS. Read more here.

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