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Safety And Security Risks in Hospitals

This year’s Safe & Secure Hospitals Conference taking place on 17-18 October 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins will address code grey responses, incident reporting, training and education for security and clinical staff, legal protection, improvements to communication between staff, patients and visitors, strengthening healthcare policy and the importance of clinical governance, security risk management frameworks and much more. 791 more words

Health & Healthcare

Haiku, Gross

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160609064544.htm

“If you could see the – bacteria on your hands – you’d wash more often”

New Sask. legislation aims to further protect health information

It will now be an offence in Saskatchewan for health-care workers to access someone’s personal health records if they don’t need that information. Steps are also being put in place to deal with abandoned health records. 180 more words

Canada

TENDER TUESDAYS

SENIORS CARING for SENIORS (Part 4)

COMING HOME

Thanks for returning to Tender Tuesdays! This week’s installment captures our dad’s “great escape” from the 5th Floor of our local hospital. 1,378 more words

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TENDER TUESDAYS

SENIORS CARING for SENIORS (Part 3)

What Happens on 5th Floor, Doesn’t Stay on 5th Floor

Welcome back to Tender Tuesdays! This week’s installment moves forward with our father’s… 1,337 more words

Humor

Changing the default to promote influenza vaccination among health care workers

Source:  Vaccine

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Date of publication:  February 2016

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Influenza vaccination uptake among health care workers (HCWs) is the most effective method to prevent transmission to patients, but vaccination coverage rates are low among HCWs. 105 more words

Volume 7 Issue 2

Dozens of children exposed to health care worker with whooping cough

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/dozens-of-children-exposed-to-healthcare-worker-with-whooping-cough-in-melbourne-20150827-gj9gnl.html

A healthcare worker with whooping cough has been in contact with dozens of mothers and their children in Melbourne, alarming families who fear an outbreak of the potentially deadly disease. 504 more words

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