Category list : Occupational health
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Nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants, students, ambulance workers and other members of Unison are being asked to record how their shift goes today for the union’s annual staff safety survey.
Nursing and social care staff are being urged to post “ideas, questions and challenges” on a new digital platform that is being launched as part of a major new national engagement exercise.
All frontline health service staff will be “expected” to have a influenza vaccination, as part of a comprehensive plan for winter, NHS leaders have announced today.
Nurses have an increasingly key role to play in helping educate patients to reduce the health risks of prolonged sedentary time, according to US researchers.
Orchard Care Homes has gained accreditation under a national scheme to promote the employment of people with disabilities.
The director of nursing at a Welsh health board is set to meet with the family of a nurse who killed herself to discuss claims she was “bullied” at work.
NHS staff in North Kent who are also the parents of premature babies are being offered additional support via the first health service initiative of its kind in England.
Student nurses of all disciplines at the University of Northampton will be taught skills in mental health “first aid” to help them spot crucial warning signs of problems like depression and anxiety in both themselves and their patients.
The Royal College of Nursing has called on trusts to allow nurses to take water bottles onto the wards during the current heatwave, in order to avoid dehydration.
Researchers have called for the routine implementation of 12-hour shifts to be avoided after they found long shift patterns lead to a higher risk of sickness absence for hospital nurses and healthcare assistants.