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Text app aids communication between hospital staff and patients with hearing difficulties

Addenbrooke’s Hospital has carried out tests of a speech app as a way of helping its medical team communicate with people who are deaf or have hearing loss. 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

Hospital ward ventilation system ‘broke health and safety law’

Greater Glasgow health board has received an improvement notice from the HSE, stating that the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital has failed to ensure the ventilation system within a ward is suitable. Read More

New technology solution could save hospital food wastage

WiFi SPARK announced a new partnership with catering software company Datasym to help reduce food waste and encourage nutritious meal options. Read More

Hospital guilty of failing to protect man who fell 130ft to his death

An NHS trust has admitted failing a patient who fell 130ft (39m) to his death from an industrial chimney on Read More

Diffusing hospital stress

By Sara Brown, Deputy Chief Officer for Workforce Development, Birmingham Children’s Hospital

 Carers in any sector – in healthcare, in Read More

NHS prosecuted after pensioner dies in mobility scooter fall

The NHS Litigation Authority has been sentenced after an 82-year-old man fell 12 feet to his death from an elevated Read More

Bar owner fined after customer accidentally served line cleaner

A bar and its owner have been fined £25,000 for serving a glass of beer line cleaner (caustic soda) instead Read More

Fatal fire investigation and an amazing coincidence

When an investigation into a fire on the Falkland Islands was halted, Alan Cox thought that was that. Some years Read More

Maximum fine for York company following worker’s ‘devastating’ injuries

A worker suffered life-changing injuries, including a fractured skull and broken collar bone, when he plunged nearly seven metres through an unsafe roof light while installing solar power racking, it has been heard at Bradford Magistrates' Court. Read More



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