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An event will held on 16 July at the DoubleTree Hotel in Manchester discussing effective ways to make the most of patient feedback.

It has been designed to help nurses and other healthcare professionals measure, audit and use patient experience data to drive forward service delivery. Some of the topics on the agenda are 'boosting performance through behaviour change: focus on clinicians' and 'from data to action: delivering meaningful service improvement in outpatients.' The event will run from 9:30am to 4pm.

For more information, visit: www.sbk-healthcare.com/component/jevents

Clinical guidance

PH53: Managing obesity in adults

NICE has released guidelines on managing overweight and obesity in adults and recommends how lifestyle weight management services can meet public health goals. It covers weight management programmes, courses, clubs or groups that aim to change someone's behaviour to reduce their energy intake and encourage them to be physically active.

The main aims include helping reduce the risk of the main diseases associated with obesity, such as coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, osteoarthritis, type 2 diabetes and various cancers (endometrial, breast, kidney and colon).


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