Neurodegenerative diseases workshop – 24th February 2024

What if you could detect neurodegenerative diseases earlier in your patients? Participate in a Workshop on Saturday the 24th of February 2024.  The Academy of Medical Sciences, Alzheimer’s Research UK and the Alzheimer’s Society are hosting a cross-sector policy...

Burns and scalds communication for care homes

Burns are injuries to the skin caused by fire or a dry heat source, such as hot metal. Scalds are similar injuries caused by a hot liquid or by steam. The skin may peel and there may be blisters or swelling as well as intense pain. Where large areas of skin are...

Your opportunity to review new wound care pathways

HCPA have been asked to speak to providers to gather feedback around the new wound care pathways provided in Hertfordshire. This is your opportunity to have your say in services in Hertfordshire, and express any concerns you have! There are slightly different pathways...

Care Home Prevention Falls Services

HCPA wanted to send a reminder of the services available to you when someone has fallen in your care homes. As you know residents have much better outcomes if they don’t have admissions to hospital or long lies while waiting for an ambulance. Hertfordshire have...

Get fit, go green and save money with the Cycle2Work Scheme

Have you considered signing up your organisation to the national cycle to work scheme? The scheme allows your staff to save up to 42% on the cost of a new bike, accessories or even an electric bike when they are used for cycling to work. If a staff member joins the...

Wuhan novel Coronavirus

Source: Department of Health & Social Care This message is for all clinical staff encountering patients with respiratory infections arrived from overseas.   Wuhan Novel Coronavirus: Advice for the NHS in England You will be aware of the evolving situation in...