The latest news on guidance, commissioning, and primary care

GP surgeries encouraged to incorporate mental health therapists


NHS England has published guidance on co-locating mental health therapists in primary care.

NICE publishes guideline on pancreatitis


NICE has published NICE Guideline 104 on Pancreatitis.

AORMC publishes advice on written patient communication


The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges (AORMC) has published guidance on writing letters to patients.

FSRH publishes updated medicines management standards for SRH services


The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) has published a new version of its Service standards for medicines management in sexual and reproductive health services.

Preconception care resources and guidance published by Public Health England


Public Health England has published guidance on Preconception care: making the case, which includes information, intelligence, and tools with evidence‑based approaches for the embedding of preconception care.

RCP updates guideline on pain syndrome in adults


The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has published the second edition of Complex regional pain syndrome in adults—UK guidelines for diagnosis, referral and management in primary and secondary care.