Do you need NHSmail for your CQC registered service?

NHSmail is available for free for all CQC registered care providers in England, who have met at least ‘approaching standards’ on the Data Security and Protection Toolkit. There are many reasons that providers should have NHSmail email addresses: 1 – It is the email...

Letter from Integrated Health and Care Commissioning Team

Re: Formal diagnosis/identification of residents with dementia The Integrated Health and Care Commissioning Team are writing to ask for your support in ensuring that all care home residents living with dementia receive a form diagnosis. Click here to read the full...

Tramadol and warfarin

A coroner has called for action to raise awareness of the interaction between tramadol and warfarin, after a Hertfordshire patient taking the combination died from a brain bleed in January 2021.The woman had been prescribed tramadol for lower back pain and had also...

Conotrane Cream update

Conotrane Cream is Hertfordshire & West Essex  Integrated Care System ( HWEICS ) first line barrier cream ICS wound care products formulary. Due to a change in manufacturer and subsequent availability issues Conotrane cream was removed from GP prescribing systems...