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Fatal Injury Rate in the UK

Fatal Injury Rate in the UK

The UK consistently has one of the lowest fatal injury rate across the EU according to HSE statistics. Thankfully fatal injuries, classed as a personal injury resulting in the death of an injured person,...

Sunbed Burn: Shop Owners Could Face Claim for Damages

Sunbed Burn: Shop Owners Could Face Claim for Damages

UK SUNBED owners could find themselves facing sunbed burn claims for damages following a landmark case in Australia. Jay Allen, 35, regularly used sunbeds over a four-year period at two Fitness First centres. He...

Medical Defense Union: Shocked by Costs Increase

At the rate medical negligence expenses are increasing, The Medical Defense Union states that total sum could cost each taxpayer an astonishing £1,000 a year. Defendants of medical negligence claims called out to end...

Common Causes of Workplace Accidents

Common Causes of Workplace Accidents

The common causes of workplace accidents revealed by the HSE’s data are slips, trips and falls, and manual handling injuries; all accidents that are potentially avoidable. According to the Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE’s)...

Do Tattoos Cause Hepatitis?

Do Tattoos Cause Hepatitis?

Do tattoos cause hepatitis? The risks of tourists acquiring hepatitis as a result of getting tattoos, piercings or pedicures while abroad has recently been emphasised by an Australian health organisation Helen Tyrrell, the CEO...

NHS NICE Report Danger Levels

NHS Staff Ratio Guidelines Fail to Set a Dangerlevel

New guidelines on NHS staffing levels have been criticised for failing to indicate a minimum nurse-to-patient ratio for high-quality care. The guidance, issued in July by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is designed to flag-up dangerously low staff numbers in relation to patient need.