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A survey of more than 423,000 NHS staff has shown their workplace is improving, despite the huge financial pressures and public demand on healthcare. Responding anonymously to the annual NHS Staff Survey, staff reported small but measurable improvements in 26…

Workers demonstrating

Arise ye workers! The slogan on the banner of the Royal Group of Docks Shop Stewards committee carried on the March 4th demonstration for the NHS. Within minutes of last Saturday’s demonstration moving off from its assembly point, Telegraph columnist Asa Bennett…

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Ahead of Wednesday’s budget, the NHS Confederation, which among others includes NHS Clinical Commissioners and the Mental Health Network, has called on the government to admit that the health service cannot provide everything for everybody with current levels of funding.…

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Not just an ordinary bear For the first time, plant-based Cannabidiol (a legal extract of Cannabis, also known as CBD) is available in gummy bear form. London based Love Hemp sold through their initial stock of over 2,000 bears in…

hearing aid

This Friday is World Hearing Day. To raise awareness about the damage that noise pollution is doing to our hearing, Mimi conducted a study and produced the World Hearing Index. The study shows an alarming 64% correlation between noise pollution…

workplace absence

A new report launched today shows that workplace absence is costing the UK economy £18bn in lost productivity. This is part of an increasing trend that has seen workplace absence increase year-on-year since 2011 – having previously been on a…

Hospital care

A new survey by the British Medical Association has found that two thirds of people across the UK1 (65 per cent) support a ‘soft’ opt-out organ donation system2. The survey, which questioned 2011 members of the public, also found that while…

science

Tackling the issue of how best to keep on top of staff training and development has been discussed for a long time — and perhaps technology is finally creating solutions. Is eLearning a way forward in staff development in the…

Era 3, Health care reforn in the UK

Responding to today’s (24 February) NHS Weekly Winter Operational Update, Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation which represents health service organisations across England, said: “This does demonstrate the NHS’s resilience and willingness to respond in the face of…