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Have Moot Courts had their day for OHS purposes?

The purpose of OHS Moot Courts is to provide a taste of the Court experience in the context of a prosecution for occupational health and safety (OHS). 1,018 more words


New Rates for Old

The Amended National Minimum Wage Regulations 2014 are due to come into force on 1st October 2014 and amongst other things, the new regulations will increase the national minimum wage rates as follows: 236 more words

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Duty of Care to Others When You Have An Ostomy

So, broken leg, eh? Let me grab my hernia belt before helping you up…

Complications from ostomy surgery (specifically hernias or similar displacements) are difficult to anticipate and can occur even with benign activity. 335 more words


Oops. With several more zeros.

A politician once said, “A billion here, a billion there; pretty soon it adds up to real money.”  Attributed to Sen. Everett Dirksen.

Well, tell that to the former CFO and the former pharmacy chief at Walgreen’s.  112 more words


NHS referrals... The death of care in the UK

One our reader contacted us regarding his experience with GP referrals at his surgery. In his experience, local Scarborough surgery in South Cliff, part of the Scarborough Medical Group, are not issuing referrals regardless of patient symptoms. 810 more words

Duty Of Care

Fear of exposure rather than pride in their work

Due diligence” is an established business management concept that only recently came to be applied to occupational health and safety (OHS) in Australia through the Work Health and Safety (WHS) harmonisation process.   1,117 more words


Fertile Friday

Several nuggets in today’s Journal.

Page A1: “New Credit Scores to Ease Access to Loan,” Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2014 A1 Forcing companies to reduce the amount of weight given to facts, such as unpaid medical bills sent for collection. 187 more words