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HSE’s cost recovery scheme to become fully independent

It has been confirmed that disputes regarding the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) cost recovery scheme will be assessed by a fully independent panel. From today (1st September), all disputed invoices raised under the health and safety watchdog’s fee for intervention (FFI) cost recovery scheme will be considered by a lawyer, acting as chair, alongside […]


Safeguarding reviews find ‘fundamental flaws’ in use of Mental Capacity Act

A new report on findings from safeguarding adults reviews (SARs) has concluded that there are “fundamental flaws” in how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 is understood and applied in practice. The report, produced by the London branch of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, analysed 27 SARs completed by London-based local authorities since […]


Scientists use virtual reality game to investigate dementia

Scientists have developed a new virtual reality computer game in a bid to investigate dementia and how it affects people’s ability to navigate. Sea Hero Quest VR started out as a smartphone app with 3 million players, with data collected showing that a person’s sense of direction declines consistently after their teenage years. The game […]


Police receive more than 300 mental health related calls a day

Figures reveal that the Metropolitan Police receive, on average, more than 300 calls each day which include a mental health element. Data from London’s police force shows that they received 115,000 call-outs that included a mental health element in the 12 months up to July 2017. Equating to around 315 calls each day, these cases […]


IOSH: Grenfell Tower inquiry must be ‘watershed’ moment for fire safety

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has spoken out over the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster, insisting it must act as a “watershed” moment for fire safety in the UK. The world’s largest professional body for occupational safety and health issued the statement last week after the government announced the terms […]


Prime Minister admits mental health services are ‘patchy’

Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted that mental health services in the UK are “patchy” and has pledged to review them. Although the PM disagreed that there were major problems with the provision of mental health services across the UK, she did say they were implementing a new strategy to better support teenagers and provide […]


Time spent needing daily care in old age has doubled

A study has found that the amount of time people spend requiring daily care and support at the end of their life has doubled in the last 20 years. Researchers at Newcastle University found that men spent an average of 2.4 years requiring regular care, while women needed such care for an average of 3 […]


One in three men attribute poor mental health to their work

New research from mental health charity Mind has revealed that men are twice as likely to suffer from poor mental health as a result of work-related pressures, rather than because of issues outside of work. Mind surveyed 15,000 employees from 30 different organisations who are signed up to their Workplace Wellbeing Index 2017/18, which benchmarks best […]


CQC to assess how NHS hospitals use their resources

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is set to work with NHS Improvement to review how effectively NHS hospital trusts are using their resources. The use of resources assessment framework, due to be applied from September 2017, will review finances, workforce, estates and facilities, technology and procurement to check how well NHS hospital trusts are using […]


Criminal charges considered for individuals responsible for Grenfell

The head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said that criminal charges are being considered for the people responsible for the Grenfell Tower disaster. Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in England and Wales, confirmed that gross negligence manslaughter, which carries a prison sentence, was among the offences being considered at this […]


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