HSE RSS feeds » Health services http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Caring Homes fined after death of elderly resident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/#comments Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:36:41 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/10821 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/06/07/caring-homes-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/feed/ 0 Health and safety events focus on sectors http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/#comments Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:59:21 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors-2/10578 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/03/15/health-and-safety-events-focus-on-sectors/feed/ 0 Care worker imprisoned after the death of service user http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-worker-imprisoned-after-the-death-of-service-user/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-worker-imprisoned-after-the-death-of-service-user/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:22:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/care-worker-imprisoned-after-the-death-of-service-user/10470 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/22/care-worker-imprisoned-after-the-death-of-service-user/feed/ 0 NHS trust fined following patients death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-trust-fined-following-patients-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-trust-fined-following-patients-death/#comments Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:18:44 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-trust-fined-following-patients-death/10196 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/25/nhs-trust-fined-following-patients-death/feed/ 0 Revised Publication – Nickel and its inorganic compounds: Health hazards and precautionary measures http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/eh60.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/eh60.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 13:42:25 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52494 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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Residential care home fined after resident choked to death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/residential-care-home-fined-after-resident-choked-to-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/residential-care-home-fined-after-resident-choked-to-death/#comments Mon, 07 Nov 2016 17:21:57 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/residential-care-home-fined-after-resident-choked-to-death/10096 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/11/07/residential-care-home-fined-after-resident-choked-to-death/feed/ 0 Edinburgh charitable company sentenced over injury to service user http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/edinburgh-charitable-company-sentenced-over-injury-to-service-user/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/edinburgh-charitable-company-sentenced-over-injury-to-service-user/#comments Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:51:22 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/edinburgh-charitable-company-sentenced-over-injury-to-service-user/9537 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/09/14/edinburgh-charitable-company-sentenced-over-injury-to-service-user/feed/ 0 ‘Know your Landscape – Safety and Health Matters’ – Lincoln, 13 September 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm#comments Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:17:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52180 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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NHS Foundation Trust fined over patient death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-foundation-trust-fined-over-patient-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-foundation-trust-fined-over-patient-death/#comments Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:02:45 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-foundation-trust-fined-over-patient-death/9391 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/29/nhs-foundation-trust-fined-over-patient-death/feed/ 0 Hospice sentenced after Legionella death http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hospice-sentenced-after-legionella-death/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hospice-sentenced-after-legionella-death/#comments Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:38:55 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/hospice-sentenced-after-legionella-death/9339 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/18/hospice-sentenced-after-legionella-death/feed/ 0 Annual workplace fatality statistics published http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/#comments Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:00:02 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/9240 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/07/06/annual-workplace-fatality-statistics-published/feed/ 0 Healthcare company fined after death of elderly resident http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/healthcare-company-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/healthcare-company-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/#comments Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:00:29 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/healthcare-company-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/9236 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/06/30/healthcare-company-fined-after-death-of-elderly-resident/feed/ 0 NHS Foundation Trust fined £200,000 for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-foundation-trust-fined-200000-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-foundation-trust-fined-200000-for-safety-failings/#comments Fri, 27 May 2016 15:51:14 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/nhs-foundation-trust-fined-200000-for-safety-failings/9126 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/27/nhs-foundation-trust-fined-200000-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 BUPA Care Homes fined £400,000 over bedrail failures http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bupa-care-homes-fined-400000-over-bedrail-failures/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bupa-care-homes-fined-400000-over-bedrail-failures/#comments Thu, 26 May 2016 16:28:54 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/bupa-care-homes-fined-400000-over-bedrail-failures/9123 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/05/26/bupa-care-homes-fined-400000-over-bedrail-failures/feed/ 0 Sharps inspection initiative 2015/16: Summary of findings http://www.hse.gov.uk/healthservices/needlesticks/inspection-campaign.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/healthservices/needlesticks/inspection-campaign.htm#comments Tue, 24 May 2016 13:40:01 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51757 An inspection initiative was carried out in 2015/16 to identify any common causes of non-compliance with legislation designed to protect staff from the risk of exposure to blood borne viruses. A summary document – Prevention and management of sharps injuries: Inspection of NHS Organisations – describes the findings.

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Hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – Buxton, 21-22 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs) http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/hand-arm-vibration-syndrome-(havs)#comments Fri, 20 May 2016 09:35:11 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51742 This comprehensive and highly rated course is designed for occupational health nurses, occupational physicians and GPs with an interest in occupational health and hand surgeons. It will set out the key areas of HAVS assessment and provide guidance on how to examine and manage cases of HAVS.

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Foundation trust fined over bedrail failures http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/foundation-trust-fined-over-bedrail-failures/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/foundation-trust-fined-over-bedrail-failures/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:25:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51587 A North West NHS foundation trust has been fined over its inappropriate management of the use of bedrails at its hospitals.

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Health and safety scientists given centre stage http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-scientists-given-centre-stage/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-scientists-given-centre-stage/#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:35:15 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2016/health-and-safety-scientists-given-centre-stage/8818 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2016/04/13/health-and-safety-scientists-given-centre-stage/feed/ 0 NASHiCS: ‘Know your landscape – safety and health matters’ – Cardiff, 10 May 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics-wales.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics-wales.htm#comments Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:30:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51354 National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHiCS), social care safety forum. Interact with colleagues and hear about key developments including; legal updates, leadership, incident response, regulators approach, quality safety audits, legionella and fire safety.

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NASHiCS: ‘Know your landscape – safety and health matters’ – Edinburgh, 22 March 2016 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nashics.htm#comments Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:35:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51107 This forum, run by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHiCS), is for everyone with a responsibility for health and safety in social care.

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