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CQC publishes State of Care report

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its annual assessment of health and social care services in England. The State of Care 2017/18 analyses trends in the sector as well as highlighting examples of good care and drawing attention to the areas where improvements are needed. The regulator says that, overall, most people in England […]


Health standards targeted in October inspections

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that, throughout October, inspectors will – for the first time – be targeting industries with a specific focus on health in the workplace. Work-related cancers, respiratory risk and occupational lung disease are among their biggest concerns while inspecting businesses who regularly deal with asbestos, silica and wood […]


World’s first suicide prevention minister appointed

As World Mental Health Day 2018 dawned, Prime Minister Theresa May had announced the appointment of a new minister for suicide prevention in England. Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price was announced as the new suicide prevention minister – thought to be the first in the world – as the UK government prepared to host the first […]


World Mental Health Day focuses on young people

Today (Wednesday 10th October) is World Mental Health Day, and the theme for 2018 is young people and mental health in a changing world. The annual awareness day, founded by the World Federation for Mental Health and supported by the Mental Health Foundation, is observed on 10th October each year and is designed to open […]


Child mental health referrals rise by more than a quarter

A new report has revealed that the number of children being referred to specialist mental health services in England has increased by more than a quarter (26%) in just five years. The research, from the Education Policy Institute (EPI), was compiled following Freedom of Information (FOI) requests submitted to child and adolescent mental health services […]


Businesses ‘only ever one minute away’ from next accident

A business leader warned delegates at a health and safety conference that they “are only ever one minute away” from an accident and must remain “absolutely relentless” for health and safety improvement. Richard Parr is the Chief Operating Officer at Nature’s Way Foods. He was speaking at the annual Food and Drink Manufacturing Health and […]


IOSH calls for ban on combustible cladding for all high-rises

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) have called for a total ban on the use of combustible cladding on high-rise buildings. The chartered body for health and safety professionals spoke out after the Housing Secretary, James Brokenshire, announced at the Conservative Party conference this week that there would be a ban on the […]


Would you know how to restart a heart?

First Response Training (FRT) has partnered with BBC Hereford and Worcester to offer free training sessions in conjunction with Restart a Heart Day 2018. The leading national training provider is holding three, free-of-charge 1.5-hour training sessions in practical CPR skills and the use of automated external defibrillators (AED) for members of the general public on […]


Report on CQC inspection regime finds ‘room for improvement’

A major report into the impact of the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) new inspection regime has found it has been effective in many ways, while highlighting “clear room for improvement.” The report from the King’s Fund, which was funded by the National Institute for Health Research, said that improving health and social care regulation was […]


Calls for mental health first aid training to be ‘compulsory for teachers’

Eight months after his brother’s death, an 18-year-old is campaigning for mental health training to be made compulsory for teachers in the UK.  Three months after being diagnosed with clinical depression in September 2017, and at just 15 years of age, Sam West, from Kent, took his own life. His brother Ben tried to resuscitate his younger […]


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We would like to take the opportunity on behalf of our fostering agency to thank you and especially your trainer for delivering an excellent, highly professional and concise training course to our foster carers. We did enjoy the day and we would like to have this trainer as our tutor in any future training courses.

Agency Manager - Foster Care Agency – Worcester
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