COFH News

Announcing our partnership with Melanoma UK

This month is Skin Cancer Awareness month and we are delighted to announce our new partnership with Melanoma UK. The intention of this partnership is to raise awareness of melanoma, not only this May butRead more

COVID-19 Updated guidance for healthcare settings

The last remaining COVID restrictions in England have ended (24th Feb), in the Republic of Ireland the mandatory requirement to wear a mask was removed (28th Feb) and Scotland’s restrictions are due to end onRead more

Updated NICE Guidelines – Suspected cancer: recognition and referral

This guideline covers identifying children, young people and adults with symptoms that could be caused by cancer. It outlines appropriate investigations in primary care, and selection of people to refer for a specialist opinion. ItRead more

IOCP/COFH Welcome Chief Executive Officer

“I am delighted to welcome Anthony Hubbard to the Institute’s Senior Management Team from 1st January 2022 in a brand new and most exciting role for the Institute as Chief Executive Officer. His simple remitRead more

Diabetes awareness day

November 14th 2021 is Diabetes awareness day. There are several events happening this month to raise awareness and to support both patients and practitioners. Below are some events and webinars that are taking place whichRead more

BNF hosts antimicrobial summary guidance on behalf of NICE and PHE

BNF Publications will now host the Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Public Health England (PHE). The hosting on BNF.org isRead more

Coronavirus update 17th July

England Coronavirus – updated information ahead of July 19th 2021 The Governments coronavirus advice is due to change. England will move to step 4 of it’s roadmap in the easing of all restrictions. For fullRead more

Introducing our newly appointed Education Officer

In line with our commitment to current and future education development we have recruited a highly skilled full-time education officer to the team at Head Office. I am therefore delighted to introduce Samantha (Sam) Connolly whoRead more

Nail anatomy and conditions – copy slides

Copy slides of the nail presentation written and presented by Martin Harvey (9th December 2020 via Zoom) are now available here Nailed_it If you have any questions please contact our team info@cofh.org.uk  

Coronavirus Toolbox of links

Please find links with advice for the coronavirus below Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice – HSE – 17th September 2020 Plastic face shields do masks one better – They made a big difference forRead more