Protects patients and vital NHS resources through effective clincial waste managemen

Dr Andy Nichols, lecturer, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences’ at Plymouth University, writes on behalf of the Infection Prevention Society about the importance of maintaining effective clinical waste management within the NHS.

Promoting a productive workplace

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, looks at the role that employee morale has in creating a healthy NHS workplace

The legal duties of managing asbestos

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association look at the occupational handling and removal of asbestos materials in the NHS.

Brexit and the challenge of NHS recruitment

Nick Bowles, of the APSCo, focuses upon one of the factors affecting recruitment in the NHS - the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU

HB Top 10 Mental health services

HB documents a top 10 list of mental health trusts which have been working particularly hard to improve the services they provide to mentally ill patients.

Calling for greater focus on indoor air quality

The BESA argue that millions of pounds in running costs saved if ventilation and air conditioning systems were properly maintained

Finance training to keep NHS finances healthy

The Healthcare Financial Management Association discuss the benefits of training and development on NHS finance for health professionals

Why GDPR and NHS data management

In light of recent NHS data breaches, Steve Mellings, founder of the Asset Disposal & Information Security Alliance and DP Governance Limited, looks at the importance of data protection

Taking the Pulse of Hospital Food

The Campaign for Better Hospital Food has undertaken an in-depth report into the current state of hospital food in NHS England

Keeping staff, patients and visitors safe

James Kelly, of the BSIA, discusses how CCTV systems can provide an effective deterrent to would be criminals and help to protect staff, patients and visitors

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Just one week after the general election, Confed17 brings together health and social care leaders to hear the detail behind the new government's plans for the NHS, and to debate what it means in practice.

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