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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

Coronavirus advice for employers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that series of tougher measures will be re-introduced to help tackle the spread of coronavirus, during a television address on Tuesday 22 September, and warned that they could be here to stay for up to six months. 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

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



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