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Barchester Healthcare Health & Safety Team response to Covid-19 – RoSPA Workplace Safety Blog

Continuity Planning? Thinking back to Monday 16th March 2020 I remember getting up early. I was due to visit one of our homes in Tewkesbury. I was just about to leave the house when an email landed from a senior Director telling us all to ‘Hold’ all visits and be ready for a conference call […]

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Why I Don’t Eat Mushrooms

Mushrooms are commonly eaten among vegans and non-vegans alike, but many feel that mushrooms are not suitable for food. Below are a few of the reasons that I personally choose not to eat mushrooms. (Note: Before anyone starts jumping on their keyboards to chastise me for posting this article, please note that these are my

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Improve the health of Indigenous people and culture by decolonizing tobacco, says Cree doctor

High rates of smoking among Indigenous people not only pose serious risks to personal health, but also culture, according to a Cree (nehiyô) doctor in Alberta. “The number one way that we can ensure people are healthy is to stop smoking,” according to Dr. James Makokis, who is from the Saddle Lake Cree Nation and

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Niagara Health to direct after-hours emergency surgeries away from Welland site starting Monday – Hamilton

Niagara Health says it’s set to eliminate after-hours emergency surgeries at the Welland, Ont., hospital starting Monday amid an anesthesiologist shortage. The change means residents needing the emergency care in the evenings and on weekends will have to check into Niagara Falls or St. Catharines General. “We will safely move about six per cent of

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Measles case linked to viral Asbury University revival in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A measles case has been identified in Kentucky and is linked to the large, two week-long revival on the campus of Asbury University, a Christian school in Wilmore. On Friday, state health officials said the Jessamine County resident, who is unvaccinated, attended the Kentucky Asbury Revival on Feb. 18. Thousands of people

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