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    Two thirds of young UK doctors 'don't feel supported by management'

    England’s chief medical officer has spoken out against what she calls a ‘lack of humanity’ and support for young doctors working in the NHS.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 08 August 2019

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    GTR fined £1m for Gatwick Express window fatality

    Govia Thameslink Railway Ltd (GTR) has today, 17 July, been fined £1 million after a passenger died when he opened a window marked ‘press and pull down to open’ and struck his head against a steel gantry.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 17 July 2019

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    Asbestos risk to children and teachers in 676 UK schools

    Nearly 700 schools have been referred to HSE over concerns they are failing to safely manage asbestos in their buildings, potentially putting thousands of staff and pupils at risk, it has been revealed.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 17 July 2019

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    Raising the bar for prison safety: a case study

    Sodexo Justice Services was recently awarded the British Safety Council’s five star audit for five of its prisons. Belinda Liversedge is granted access behind the bars at HMP Addiewell, an all-male high security prison in Scotland, to find out how they did it.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 25 June 2019

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    NHS workers in UK to get support to stop them quitting jobs

    NHS workers are overstretched and frustrated they do not have enough time with patients, as well as experiencing rising levels of bullying and harassment, an official report has said.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 11 June 2019