Health Services News

Health Services News from the HSE

A care home company has today been fined almost half a million pounds after an elderly resident fell from her first floor window and died.
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Great Britain’s independent safety and health regulator is holding a series of events across the country to look at what businesses can do to look after people at work.
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Nikki Deaney, a former care worker at Springwood Day Centre, has been sentenced after the death of service user Majid Akhtar.
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A South West NHS trust has been fined £200,000 after a patient fell to their death from a window.
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This environmental hygiene guidance note draws attention to the possible health hazards which could result from occupational exposure to nickel and its inorganic compounds.
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A care home based in Fleet, Hampshire has been fined after an elderly resident who had difficulties swallowing choked to death on food which had not been cut up.
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A limited company providing housing support services for vulnerable adults and children has been sentenced after a service user was burnt at one of its properties.
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National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services, Social Care Safety Forum. Presenters include: HSE, Lincolnshire Fire service, lawyers and a Forensic Client provider.
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Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings after a patient drowned during a canoeing activity event.
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A hospice based in Sydenham has been sentenced after a patient died of Legionnaires’ disease and a worker suffered life changing effects as a result of contracting legionnaires disease.
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