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NHS staff who refuse flu vaccine this winter will have to give reasons

NHS staff who refuse to have the flu vaccine this winter will have to give reasons to their employer, as leaders make efforts to improve take-up rates|  BMJ 2017; 359  176 more words

Vaccination

Condescension at the Workplace


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Honestly, I had other things I wanted to blog about over the past two weeks, but time and real life responsibilities got in the way……until today. 973 more words

Annoying Stuff

Taliban shuts down clinics providing medical care in southern Afghan province

Reuters

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) – The Taliban has shut down dozens of clinics in the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan in the past few days, officials said, amid demands for special treatment for its fighters who control most of the embattled region. 359 more words

Healthcare workers are ministers of a God who loves life

Reproduced by kind permission of The Catholic Universe, originally appeared Wednesday, 19th April 2017

By Professor Jim McManus

Catholics have a long history of working in health and social care. 1,558 more words

Faith In Secular World

Open Letter to Healthcare Workers - how not to behave with someone with an eating disorder

Going to the doctors is very hard for most people with an eating disorder.  The NUMBER ONE reason I don’t want to go is because I don’t want to get on… 1,299 more words

Overeating

Exposure to information and seasonal influenza vaccination uptake in nurses

Coverage of annual influenza vaccination of healthcare workers (HCWs) varies and remains at a sub-optimal level in many countries | Journal of Hospital Infection

As HCWs are often exposed to a variety of information on vaccination, their pattern of exposure may impact their decision, which deserves further investigation. 228 more words

Vaccination

Medical Office Violence - Many Cases Pain Related

Image above from Fox News

Healthcare workers frighteningly face assault all too often, including verbal, sexual and physical, with some of these instances including gun violence.   485 more words

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