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Coronavirus advice for employers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that Step 4 of the Roadmap will proceed as planned on Monday 19 July. 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

Body cams for ambulance staff after rise in attacks

England’s ambulance trusts are expected to be given body cameras by the end of the month as assaults on ambulance workers rise by almost a third in five years. Read More

Scheme launched to increase convictions for assault on frontline NHS staff

A London-wide operation has been launched to convict those who assault NHS staff. The initiative will see a senior officer review all reports of assaults and hate crime against NHS staff. Read More

NHS Test and Trace service in the workplace and fines for businesses standing in the way of self-isolation

Guidance on the NHS Test and Trace service for employers, businesses and workers, while business owners who threaten self-isolating staff with redundancy if they do not come to work could face a fine. Read More

London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade announce blue light partnership to tackle COVID-19

London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade have announced a new partnership to boost the COVID-19 emergency response which will see firefighters helping with a number of roles across the ambulance service. 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



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Environment Bill guidance document

Hybrid working – Director’s briefing

PPE and tech: The role of technology in protecting lone workers

‘Managers need to be seen to lead by example when it comes to health and safety’

SHP legislation update eBook – April 2021