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Coronavirus advice for employers

People in Britain are allowed to leave their homes for only “very limited purposes”, such as shopping for basic necessities; for one form of exercise a day; for any medical need; and to travel to and from work when “absolutely necessary”. The World Health Organization has set out guidance on how businesses and employers can help to stop the spread of the new coronavirus disease. Read More

Emergency bill to strengthen coronavirus (COVID-19) response plans

Emergency measures to give ministers powers to take the right action at the right time to respond effectively to the progress of the coronavirus outbreak will be introduced to Parliament this week, the Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said. 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

Protests as London hospital cleaners ‘denied sick pay’

It’s simply wrong that outsourcing giants are making a profit from taxpayer’s money, off the backs of hardworking hospital staff, says GMB London 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

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

NHS Blood and Transplant to help visitors find their blood type at Safety and Health Expo 2019

NHS Blood and Transplant will attend Safety and Health Expo 2019, to encourage visitors into finding their blood type, to donate. Read More

‘I left school with little ambition – and now I help shape health and safety in the NHS’

Jay Jordan, a member of the IOSH Bristol Young Member Group, discusses how working in safety and health has helped take his career forward. Read More

Violence in the NHS: One in five NHS staff experience harassment at work

Just under one in five NHS staff have personally having experienced harassment, bullying or abuse at work from other colleagues, according to a new survey. Read More

Mental health in the military: Services for army personnel falling ‘far short’

In a new report, the House of Commons defence select committee says the current system still “falls far short” of what army personnel need and deserve. Read More



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