NHS trust fined £480k after employee found unconscious in manhole

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £480,000 after an employee suffered a brain injury after he was found unconscious in a manhole. Read More

Two thirds of hospitals contain asbestos – report finds

Two thirds of NHS hospitals in London and Scotland contain asbestos, as well as many health centres, blood donor clinics and GP surgeries, a report has found. Read More

The obstacles to staff safety and wellbeing in the NHS

SHP hears from Roger Ringham, Chair of the National Association for Healthcare Security (NAHS) as he discusses the barriers to safety and wellbeing for NHS staff. Read More

The healthcare sector ‘must focus on NHS staff safety and security’ amid rising workplace violence, says NAHS

Against a backdrop of rising security risks to healthcare staff, the National Association for Healthcare Security (NAHS) has urged for renewed focus on NHS staff and lone worker protection. Read More

Coronavirus advice for employers

Boris Johnson has announced that all legal requirements to self-isolate in England will come to an end on Thursday 24 February, as he set out plans for 'living with COVID'. Read More

Long COVID and mental health ‘most critical’ issues for workplace health

With the NHS under continuing pressure, occupational health experts have called on businesses to rethink how they tackle Long COVID and mental health issues in the workplace. Read More

Government responds to report on workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care

The government has released a report responding to the Health and Social Care Committee’s report on workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS. 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

Coronavirus: How to stay safe and help prevent the spread

The Government has released guidance that came into effect when England moved to step 4 of the roadmap on July 19. Read More

Health and Care Bill introduced to Parliament

New proposals to build a modern health and care system that delivers better care for our communities have been introduced in Parliament. Read More

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