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NICE Talks brings you people’s real-life experiences of NHS, public health and social care. Each episode you’ll hear the stories behind our work to improve care across the country through evidence-based guidance.

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NICE Talks brings you people’s real-life experiences of NHS, public health and social care. Each episode you’ll hear the stories behind our work to improve care across the country through evidence-based guidance.

Subscribe on iTunes and rate NICE Talks: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/nice-talks/id1343277799?mt=2

    Why you should get the flu jab

    Why you should get the flu jab

    In this month’s podcast we’ll be looking at the influenza virus. How can we increase uptake of the flu jab? Why is it important to spread awareness of the flu and the ways you can protect yourself?

    We speak with Dr Nisha Jayatilleke, national speciality advisor for immunisations at NHS England and NHS improvement, as well as Jess Eagelton, policy officer at the British Lung Foundation. Also featuring in this podcast is Patricia Campbell, flu lead and support to occupational health at St George’s Hospital NHS FT.

    In this podcast we discuss the NICE guidelines on increasing flu uptake - https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng103

    • 8 min
    Looking back at 2019: a year in review at NICE

    Looking back at 2019: a year in review at NICE

    This year we've celebrated our 20th anniversary, held our annual conference in Manchester, and produced over 200 pieces of guidance and advice. With much to be proud of, in this episode of NICE Talks we'll be speaking to Sir David Haslam, Sir Andrew Dillon, Jeanette Kusel, and Dr Paul Chrisp, as they reflect on 2019 and our plans for the new year.

    • 11 min
    How is prostate cancer managed and treated?

    How is prostate cancer managed and treated?

    In the UK, Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men with 1 in 8 expected to develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. We speak to Dr Waqaar Shah, chair of the NICE prostate cancer guideline and Laura James, Clinical Services Lead, Prostate Cancer UK about the treatment and support available.

    Transcript on request.

    • 14 min
    Breast Cancer: The significance of family history and looking for early warning signs

    Breast Cancer: The significance of family history and looking for early warning signs

    How much does family history affect the chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer and what are the early warning signs? We speak to Professor Andrew Wardley, Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist at The Christie Hospital, Manchester, and Geneva Rhodes, a current patient at The Christie and patient advocate.

    • 17 min
    How should we care for people with dementia?

    How should we care for people with dementia?

    What are the early warning signs of dementia and how important is an early diagnosis? Guests include Dr Hilda Hayo, Chief Admiral Nurse and CEO of Dementia UK and Lesley Carter, Clinician lead at Age UK.

    You can find our guidance here:
    Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers - https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng97
    Dementia quality standard [QS184] - https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs184

    • 16 min
    Maternal and child nutrition, how do we get it right?

    Maternal and child nutrition, how do we get it right?

    What is a healthy diet during pregnancy and how can we make sure our newborns have the best start in life? To find out we speak to Judith Jones who worked on our maternal and child nutrition quality standard and Orla Hugueniot, who is a senior campaign nutritionist at Public Health England.

    You can find our guidance here:
    - Maternal and child nutrition quality standard: https://bit.ly/1KVtYu2
    - Maternal and child nutrition public health guideline: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph11

    • 15 min

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