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A guide to COSHH management in the healthcare sector

This COSHH guide aims to improve chemical safety management in your healthcare setting and improve the culture towards safer use of chemicals. Identify the key steps to build a best-in-class COSHH system in your healthcare facility. 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

Failure to investigate errors leads to maternity scandal

A repetition of clinical failings which led to catastrophic consequences over 40 years, has sparked an investigation at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust (SATH). Read More

Priory Healthcare: £300k fine following death of 14-year-old patient

A healthcare provider has been fined £300,000 for its failings following the death of 14-year-old patient Amy El-Keria. Read More

Using the Hudson Ladder in the context of health culture

Is the Hudson Framework suitable for health culture? David Day, Head of SHE at nuclear specialist Nuvia UK, talks about why he has selected a particular cultural model as the basis to develop a health culture assessment tool. Read More

Protecting oncology nurses from hazardous drugs

A research note from MindMetre asks whether it’s time for more precise legislation on the exposure of oncology nurses to Read More

New NHS safety investigator must become fully independent body

The new NHS safety investigator for England, which starts work in April 2017, must become a fully independent body through Read More

Pressure release: prevention-led stress management

It’s estimated that workplace stress, anxiety and depression contribute to around 40 per cent of all absences for illness and Read More

Physiotherapy – the rise of remote treatment

Mark Fletcher, Clinical Director of Physio Med, discusses whether remote physiotherapy holds the key to reducing sickness absence, and the Read More

The changing role of the health and safety practitioner within the NHS

By Judith McEwan Everyone is probably aware of the change in the philosophy of delivering an effective health care service Read More



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