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New NHS long-term plan puts focus on prevention

The new long-term plan for the NHS is designed to put the focus on prevention and early detection in order to save lives and future-proof the service. Plans, unveiled this week by Prime Minister Theresa May and the Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, include increasing funding for GPs, mental health and community care as […]


Skills for Care share ideas to improve care in 2019

Throughout January, Skills for Care are sharing valuable tips, recent study findings and resources to help employers in the care sector improve their services in 2019. Perhaps helping some providers with their professional New Year’s resolutions, the independent workforce development charity is sharing ideas to help care organisations review their current position, identify where they […]


Construction firms must “change their attitude” to health and safety

Health and safety experts have warned that some firms within the construction industry urgently need to “change their attitude to building and fire safety” in order to prevent a repeat of the Grenfell Tower disaster. The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has urged builders and others within the sector to lead a culture […]


Children consume 18 years’ worth of sugar by age 10

Experts have warned that UK children have usually consumed the maximum recommended sugar allowance for an 18-year-old by the time they are just 10. The warning from Public Health England (PHE) is based on results from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey. Looking at total sugar consumption from the age of 2, they estimate that […]


IOSH issues new guidance for mental health in the workplace

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has developed new guidance for employers about how to tackle mental health in the workplace. The chartered body for health and safety professionals has developed the practical guidance to help businesses establish robust and wide-reaching systems to support positive wellbeing and tackle mental health issues for employees. […]


More than 80,000 young people at risk of cardiac arrest

The British Heart Foundation has warned that more than 80,000 young people could have undiagnosed heart conditions, and may be at risk of suffering a fatal cardiac arrest. Following a new research study, the charity estimates that up to 83,000 people aged 15 to 25 in the UK may have a faulty gene which places […]


Mature nursing students offered £5k to specialise in mental health

Mature students are to be offered a £5,000 bonus to specialise in mental health or learning disability care in a new scheme agreed by NHS bosses and ministers. Forming part of the NHS’ forthcoming long-term plan, the so-called “earn and learn premiums” are likely to be offered to students aged over 25 in an effort […]


Fewer ‘one-off mistakes’ and more systemic failings reported in care

The local government and social care ombudsman has warned that he is seeing far fewer “one-off mistakes” within adult social care services, with errors instead tending to be a result of “systemic failings.” Ombudsman Michael King spoke after the publication of his annual report on adult social care complaints. He explained that many complaints and […]


Young girls more likely to experience loneliness

A new study has found that young girls are more likely to experience feelings of loneliness than young men. The study from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which is the first of its kind in the UK, found that around 1 in 10 young people (11%) often feel lonely, with a further 34% sometimes […]


Plastics firm fined almost £300K for preventable death

A plastic manufacturing company has been fined £293,000 following the tragic death of an employee which “could have been prevented.” Nylacast Limited, based in Leicester, appeared at Leicester Magistrates’ Court last week (3rd December 2018) where they pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety law in relation to the incident, which occurred on 15th April […]


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