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How sharp are we on safety? An assessment of safer sharps adoption in UK hospitals

Source: MindMetre Research

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Date of publication: October 2015

Publication type: Research report

In a nutshell: This report finds that not all NHS trusts are not complying with ‘safer sharps’ rules and, as a result, are continuing to put NHS employees at risk of needle stick injuries and possible blood-borne infections such as hepatitis and HIV.

Length of Publication: 8 pages


New Project

I’m just starting a new project. I’m really good at starting new projects, just really bad at finishing projects. This one is different. I’m going to make a blanket for the Campervan next season. 171 more words

The 5 Most Common Questions I Get Asked About Acupuncture

I’m sure you have all heard the phrase “There’s no such thing as a stupid question.” Now, I don’t necessarily believe that’s true in real life (looking at you, deli guy who asked if I was sure I wanted the extra large sub…I know what I ordered, kiddo). 1,826 more words


Not Your Ordinary Bag of Shopping

It was lunchtime on Friday afternoon. Friday is traditionally my I-can’t-be-bothered day, where I buy all of my food and drink for the day. My morning coffee, my morning tea and my lunch. 508 more words


Seattle Could Be the First City in the U.S. to Host Safe-Injection Sites for Heroin Users

Even the mayor says he’s open to the idea of providing places for people to inject under medical supervision.

By Casey Jaywork Tue., Nov 17 2015 at 06:01PM… 907 more words


Downtown Needles, CA: Women’s Club of Needles’ Soup, Salad, and Sandwich Luncheon this weekend.

Downtown Needles, CA: Women’s Club of Needles’ Soup, Salad, and Sandwich Luncheon this weekend.

The Women’s Club of Needles will be having their Soup, Salad, and Sandwich Luncheon on Saturday, November 21st, 2015 and Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 from 11:00am to 2:00pm PT inside the Women’s Club of Needles Clubhouse located at 305 West Broadway near A Street in Downtown Needles, California. 161 more words