Region Östergötland accepted last week the proposal - to introduce alcohol stop prior to surgery. Great news which will decrease the risk of postoperative complications and promote faster recovery for patients. Read more in Swedish here
Do not forget to register for this exciting seminar arranged by WHO-CC on November 22nd in Malmö.
"New knowledge about education in patient-oriented health promotion - Are we doing whats best for the patients?"
Welcome to a seminar where knowledge about education in patient-oriented health promotion is presented and discussed. Representatives from health care, politics and education nationally and regionally are on the list of speakers.
Date & Time: 22nd November 2017, 12:30 PM-16:00 PM
Venue: CRC 2, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, Malmö
The seminar is free and presentations are in Swedish
We arrange Gold Standard Programme (GSP) courses on smoking and alcohol cessation intervention for staff in health care. The GSP course is related to the national initiative smoke free operation and the aim is to reduce surgical complications related to smoking and alcohol. After completing the course, participants can intervene patients in intensive smoking and alcohol cessation treatment. The courses are arranged in collaboration with Lund University, WHO-CC: Evidence-based Health Promotion in Hospitals & Health Services and Addicition Centre, Region Skåne.
Sign up for the next course planned in January 2018. More information here