NICE public health guidance update

Killoran, Amanda; Swann, Catherine; Nolan, Kay
June 2012
Journal of Public Health;Jun2012, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p314
Academic Journal
The article outlines the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance on tuberculosis (TB) among hard-to-reach groups, published March 2011. The purpose of the guidance is to improve the way in which the disease is identified and managed among homeless people, prisoners and problem drug users. The recommendations of the guidance on the provision of TB services, particularly in areas of high concentration, are also discussed.


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