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£60,000 fine for health and safety breaches

Earlier this month, Shell UK was fined £60,000 for health and safety breaches. The case was brought to Aberdeen Sheriff Court, after an incident on 10 November 2014 left a technician severely injured. Shell were found to be in breach of Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and pleaded […]

ITV success ‘not possible’ without good health and safety

ITV Studios serves up award-winning content to millions of viewers every year, but they are clear that this would “not be possible” without good health and safety management. Key figures from the channel are due to speak at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) annual conference in Birmingham next month about how to […]

Skills for Care advises providers on improving health and wellbeing

Throughout August, Skills for Care are focusing on supporting employers in the adult social care sector to improve health and wellbeing for a happy, healthy summer. The independent workforce development charity has been sharing a wide range of resources which are designed to assist adult social care providers to enhance the health and wellbeing of […]

Hospital confirms plans to care for patients at home

Looking ahead to anticipated bed pressures this winter, one hospital has confirmed its plans to treat many ‘in-patients’ in their own homes. Norfolk and Norwich Hospital says it is planning to trial the new ‘virtual ward’ initiative for 12 weeks later this year in order to combat “very high levels of demand,” as experienced last […]

Regular, moderate exercise reduces poor mental health

Findings from a recent study suggest that taking part in regular exercise reduces poor mental health, particularly if it is “social and mindful.” A US study of 1.2 million people found that regular physical activity of around 45 minutes in duration, carried out three to five times a week, was most effective for improving mental […]

Midlands man saves son’s life with newly installed defibrillator

A 15-year-old boy is perhaps not the first person that comes to mind when you think about a cardiac arrest victim. Stuart Askew’s son, Ethan, was a healthy and active teenager before he collapsed during a school P.E. lesson. It transpired that Ethan had a random genetic heart condition, where one of his coronary arteries […]

London black cabs fitted with defibrillators

Black cabs in London have been fitted with defibrillators to help provide life-saving assistance for people suffering from a cardiac arrest. Black cab drivers have also been trained in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as part of the scheme, which is being piloted in the capital for six months through a partnership between the London Ambulance Service […]

CQC signs new agreement to share emerging concerns in care

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has joined with seven other regulators and bodies within the health and social care sector to sign an agreement to help share concerns. The ‘Emerging Concerns Protocol’ provides a clear framework to help organisations to share information and intelligence about risks to service users, their carers, families or professionals in […]

Reserve your FREE Family First Aid training place today

First Response Training (FRT) are holding their third FREE Family First Aid training day on Friday 3rd August, and this time training sessions will include essential first aid treatment for acid attacks. The leading national training provider is once again opening up its services for free to the local community, after previously running successful Family […]

More UK children taking antidepressants

New figures reveal a significant rise in the number of antidepressants being prescribed to children across the UK, as many continue to experience long wait times for specialist mental health support. Figures obtained through Freedom of Information Requests (FOIR) made by BBC Radio 4’s File on 4 programme reveal that antidepressant prescriptions for children have […]


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