BEST Website Updates

In this section of the BEST website I will inform you of the  NEW content that I think you will be especially interested in.

The other content re: newsletters and vaccine updated etc, will still appear in the  NEWS section half way down the HOME  page


New Content added October 2020

NEW Consent Form - Flu Vaccination Consent for care homes residents 

NEW Guidance - Oral Ranitidine out of stock guidance 

UPDATED Referral Form - Heart Failure Specialist Nursing Service Referral 

UPDATED Referral Form - Heart Failure Diagnostic Clinic 

UPDATED Prescribing Guideline - Febuxostat


UPDATED Prescribing Guideline - Orlistat 

UPDATED Guideline - Management of stable COPD 

UPDATED Prescribing Guideline - Linezolid

UPDATED Amber G Shared Care Guideline -  Anastrozole, Tamoxifen and Raloxifene 


New Content added February 2020  

UPDATED Local guideline  - GFF smoking cessation 

UPDATED Local guideline - GFF weight management 

NEW Service - Out of Hours Cervical Screening 


New Content added - January 2020 

NEW Patient information  - Upper GI Service 

UPDATED Patient information - Cardiac Rehabilitation 

UPDATED referral form  - Cardiac rehabilitation 

UPDATED Patient information - Free mental health workshops new dates 

UPDATED Local guideline - Safeguarding flowchart and contacts adults and children 

UPDATED Local guideline - Heavy Menstrual Bleeding 


New Content added - December 2019

UPDATED - change to eGFR calculation

NEW Patient Information - E.Coli infection control 

NEW Patient Information - how can constipation in children be prevented 

UPDATED Patient Information - advanced statements and Advanced decisions 

NEW Local Guideline - Cervical screening for transgender female to male patients 


New Content added - November 2019

UPDATED - Safeguarding Flowchart adults and children

UPDATED Service - BREATHE Service contacts

UPDATED National Guideline - Guide to symptom Management in Palliative Care 

UPDATED Service - Biochemistry consultant contracts 

UPDATED Referral form - Urology 2WW

UPDATED Referral form - Lower GI 2WW

UPDATED Referral form  - Upper GI 2WW


New Content added - October 2019 

NEW Patient information  - Colorectal telephone triage assessment 

NEW Service - Iron deficiency anemia 

UPDATED Patient information - PSA testing and prostate cancer 

UPDATED Service  - new consultant contacts for biochemistry  

UPDATED Referral form - IV teicoplanin for treatment of cellulitis 


New Content added - September 2019  

NEW Service  - Umbrella Mental health /LD support 

NEW Diagnostic tool - classification of cellulitis 

NEW service / local pathway  - Cancer care reviews 

UPDATED Referral form - IAPT prescription pad 

UPDATED patient information - IAPT workshops 


New Content added - August 2019 

UPDATED Service and Referral from - NDPP 

UPDATED Schedule - Routine immunisations autumn 2019 

UPDATED Referral Forms - 2ww 

UPDATED Pathway - Barnsley asthma treatment algorithm for adults

UPDATED Shared Care - Ranolazine shared care guideline


New Content added - July 2019 

UPDATED REFERRAL FROM - Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

NEW PATHWAY - Barnsley Vague Symptoms Pathway 

NEW NATIONAL GUIDANCE - Ulcerative Colitis Flare Pathway

NEW NATIONAL GUIDANCE - Crohn's Disease Flare Pathway

Screening and Immunisation updates 


New Content added  - June 2019 



Updated IAPT prescription pad

NEW DATES ADDED - Mental health workshops


New Content added - May 2019 

UPDATED REFERRAL Form - MSK e-referral 

Skin barrier protection pathway - prevention and management of moisture associated skin damage 

NEW SERVICE - free HPV vaccine for men who have sex with men 

NEW SERVICE & REFERRAL FROM - Perinatal Mental Health 

NEW SERVICE - IV Teicoplanin for treatment of cellulitis 


New Content  added - April 2019 

NEW SERVICE Young Peoples Substance Misuse Service 

NEW SERVICE Neurological Physiotherapy Out-Patient Service

Macmillan Educational Events in Barnsley 

NEW PATIENT INFOGeneral advice for parents of sick children

Changes to IFR and Commissioning for Outcomes checklists 


Nov 2018

How to use the " BEST Website" Videos

 Below is a Collection of Videos that will show  how to access and explore  the various sections of the BEST website; helping you to discover the amazing content that lies within....

 Just click on the blue titles and they  will direct you straight to the video page. 

1. Brief Summary of the HOME page content 

2. How to access the BEST website 

3. Creating an Account.

4. The SEARCH box


6. Main Clinical Content of the BEST website

7. BEST talks.

8. BMJ e-learning modules

9. Appraisal - blank / structured useful documents 

10. Practice Information

11. Nurses



BMJ e-Learning modules 

Click on the title above to take you to the detailed page
Video below shows how to access the BMJ e learning modules .

  • Just click ESC to return to this page at the end of this video.

    Click on the 4 small arrows at the bottom left hand corner to expand the video to full screen view.

    Email me on if you have any questions, problems or better still any suggestions :)



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