May 23 2006

Study: Training Helps Healthcare Staff with Increasing Workplace Violence

An NHS staff survey undertaken during 2005 highlighted the fact that work-related violence is one of the most serious occupational hazards facing staff working in the healthcare sector with 12% of staff experiencing some level of physical violence from patients or relatives and almost 26% having to deal with bullying, harrassment or abuse. Read Full story

Jan 16 2006

Two Thirds of Hospitals Unclean

The Healthcare Commission published the findings of the first independent inspections of hospital cleanliness in England on 15th December 2006. According to their findings two thirds of hospitals fail to meet government cleanliness standards. Read Full story

Dec 16 2005

NBE Conference 2005 – Conference Concurrent Sessions

At Edge Services we like to keep up to date with current issues within the healthcare industry particularly with regards to moving & handling which is why we attend events such as the National Back Exchange Annual Conference. The annual conference, aimed at healthcare and moving & handling professionals, provides delegates with the opportunity to discuss recent… Read Full story

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