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BUPA ordered to pay over £1m for fire safety failings following death of care home resident

A care home business, run by private health care provider BUPA, has been fined £1.04m after a resident died in a fire while smoking at one of its care homes. Read More

Care home company fined after resident choked to death

HC-One Limited has been fined following an incident when a resident choked to death on a jam doughnut. Read More

Company and care home owner admit criminal liability after care home resident dies following lift fall

A lift maintenance company has been sentenced and a care home owner cautioned after a resident and care worker plunged four metres to the basement in a faulty lift at a residential care home. Read More

COVID-19 vaccines set to be compulsory for all frontline NHS staff in England

Sajid Javid has said that all frontline NHS staff in England will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Read More

Nursing home owner pleads guilty to corporate manslaughter

Aster Healthcare has pleaded guilty after a dementia patient in its care died after being placed in a scalding bath. Read More

United Airlines implements mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all domestic employees

600 United Airlines workers are facing termination after refusing COVID vaccine. Could similar policies be coming to the UK? Read More

Care provider fined after an employee sexually assaulted and raped by a Service User

The Action Group has been fined after an employee was abducted, assaulted, sexually assaulted and raped in the course of her duties by one of their service users. Read More

Two care provider companies fined and a manager cautioned after employee stabbed

A care agency that supports people with mental health issues, its manager and a care home have been fined after an employee was stabbed by one of its residents. Read More

Nursing home fined following breaches of bedrail safety

A nursing home has been fined after a resident’s leg was repeatedly trapped in a bed rail. Read More

How do TMVs maintain a safe water supply?

Tom Rees, principal consultant within SOCOTEC’s Water Treatment & Equipment team, explains why Thermostatic Mixing Valves are integral to maintaining a safe water supply all year round. Read More



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