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Mauritius:Gayan still blamed in drug policy debate
[L'Express] In a conference organised by the Mouvement Patriotique earlier this week, addiction specialists David M été and Uvarajen Paratian sought to dismiss preconceived notions around the subject matter and give their unabated perspective on drug policy in Mauritius. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

2018 NNPHI Annual Conference and Public Health Workforce Forum
May 22-24, 2018; New Orleans, LA. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

International AIDS Conference 2018
July 23-27, 2018; Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Computer systems predict objects' responses to physical forces
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Presenting their work at this year's Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Prof. Josh Tenenbaum and one of his students, Jiajun Wu, are co-authors on four papers that examine the fundamental cognitive abilities that an intelligent agent requires to navigate the world: discerning distinct objects and inferring how they respond to physical forces. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CareFirst initiates programming, funding efforts to combat opioid problem
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is committing new programming and $1.5 million to help combat the region's ongoing opioid epidemic. The state's largest insurer announced several initiatives during a press conference at City Hall Wednesday, all aimed at addressing opioid use and addiction problems among its members. The programs include developing a network of addiction recovery centers to which members in need of treatment can be referred, enhanced prescription drug monitoring and new limits on… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

CareFirst initiates programming, funding efforts to combat opioid problem
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is committing new programming and $1.5 million to help combat the region's ongoing opioid epidemic. The state's largest insurer announced several initiatives during a press conference at City Hall Wednesday, all aimed at addressing opioid use and addiction problems among its members. The programs include developing a network of addiction recovery centers to which members in need of treatment can be referred, enhanced prescription drug monitoring and new limits on… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

2018 ACHI National Conference
March 14-16, 2018; Atlanta, GA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - December 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2018 International Rural Nursing Conference
July 23-26, 2018; Nashville, TN. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - December 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Top 5 trends from RSNA 2017 in Chicago
Sometimes it's hard to come up with a theme for a given RSNA conference, but...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Top 5 trends from RSNA 2016 in Chicago Top 5 trends from RSNA 2015 in Chicago Top 5 trends from RSNA 2014 in Chicago Constant change characterizes RSNA's first 100 years RSNA 2014 highlights 100 years of radiology history (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Insilico to present the recent advances in AI for aging research at the 25th annual A4M Conference
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) The founder and CEO of Insilico Medicine, Dr. Alex Zhavoronkov, will give a lecture at 25th Annual World Congress, 14-16 Dec 2017, organized by American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M).The lecture will focus on the latest advances in artificial intelligence for development and tracking of anti-aging interventions. It will cover the novel approach of developing evidence-based nutraceuticals via in silico prediction, in vitro and in vivo validation and post-marketing analysis using Young.AI project. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ASH: Oral Edoxaban Noninferior to Dalteparin for CA - Linked VTE
Oral edoxaban found noninferior for recurrent venous thromboembolism or major bleeding (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - December 13, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Professional Develop Award Funds Two Courses on Data Management
The Joint 2017 Midwest Medical Library Association and Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association Conference received the Professional Development Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region to offer two continuing education courses focused on data management. We selected this topic based on the vision of the new Director of the National Library of Medicine, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, who said “I believe the future of health and health care rests on data—genomic data, environmental sensor-generated data, electronic health records data, patient-generated data, rese...
Source: The Cornflower - December 12, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: hspielbauer Tags: Funding News from the Region Success Stories Training Source Type: news

Thanks, Mr President! Bloomberg Says Trump Pulling Out of Paris Agreement Has Been a ‘Rallying Cry’ for Green Lobby
More than six months after President Donald Trump announced he would pull the U.S. out of the global climate deal known as the Paris Agreement, about 50 world leaders, as well as major U.S. business executives and U.N. officials gathered in the French capital for a daylong climate summit, insisting that Trump’s decision had no impact—and indeed, might well have mobilized the rest of the world to unite on a key issue. “The fact that President Trump has a different view has been a rallying cry for the pro-environmentalists groups. And that has been very helpful,” former New York Mayor Michael Bloomber...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vivienne Walt / Paris Tags: Uncategorized Environment France Source Type: news

We ’re Finally Coming to Grips with Gender Discrimination and Inequality in the Health Workforce
December 12, 2017At last, our field is facing the facts.Looking over the program of theFourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (HRH), held in Dublin last month, it was clear how far the field has come in collectively recognizing the importance of gender equality in the health workforce.  In Dublin, some aspect of gender was central to four of the conference sessions, and a new Gender Equity Network, coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO) andWomen in Global Health, made up of research, advocacy, and implementation institutions, has already begun work on a two-year plan of action.This is a far cry ...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Somalia:Somalia Holds Health Conference On Public Health Sector Development
[Shabelle] A health conference on public health sector development was launched today by the Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Health with support from The World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Fighting Against Gender Violence, Aids , PWDs Discrimination
[Ethiopian Herald] Of late , the Federal Public Service, Civil Service University and Ethiopian Kaizen Institute had marked all White Ribbon , Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and AIDS Days at once at Civil Service University Conference Hall. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia:Health Ministry, Donors Review 11-Year Programs, Documents Under EJS
[Observer] The Ministry of Health in collaborations with donor partners and the private sector held a three-day conference to review programs and documents on the health sector's performance from 2006 to 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medtec Europe 2018 Expands Industry Association Partners to Become Most Connected and Innovative Medtec Event to Date
17 - 19 April 2018, Stuttgart, Germany. UBM is delighted to announce the addition of industry association VDE DGBMT (German Society for Biomedical Engineering) as a key event partner for Medtec Europe 2018, alongside a strengthened partnership with Fraunhofer IPA and Landesmesse Stuttgart to deliver the second Medical Device Manufacturing Conference. These, along with its existing partnerships, will help ensure that Medtec Europe 2018 continues to lead as a hub of medical technology trends. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 12, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Conferences and Events Source Type: news

Prescribing Policies: States Confront Opioid Overdose Epidemic
National Conference of State Legislatures. 08/2017 This nine-page document provides an overview of state legislation setting guidelines for, or limits on, opioid prescriptions. It discusses how state lawmakers are crafting innovative policies-engaging health, criminal justice, human services, and other sectors-to address this public health crisis, while also ensuring appropriate access to pain management. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Latest advances in artificial intelligence for aging research to be presented at The Buck Institute
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) A mini-conference on AI for longevity biotechnology will be held at the Buck Institute to bridge the gap between Artificial Intelligence and aging research on December 14th, 2017. The recent progress in artificial intelligence, and specifically in deep learning and reinforcement learning on aging research will be presented in the conference. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) 28th Annual Meeting American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) 28th Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAAP 2017Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Website for the 2018 Cochrane Colloquium is now live
The  website for the 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium, taking place in Edinburgh from 16-18 September 2018, is now live.The Colloquium is Cochrane ’s annual health conference, bringing people together from around the world to discuss research into important global health questions and promote evidence-based health care.  It will be a  Patients Included event that is co-designed, co-produced and co-presented by healthcare consumers and where everyone’s input is valued equally.   Registration is scheduled to open in February 2018. Visit the website to get the latest informat...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 11, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

ASH: A + AVD Beats ABVD for Advanced Hodgkin ’ s Lymphoma
Lower combined risk of progression, death, or noncomplete response with A + AVD (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 11, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

ASH: Anti - CD19 CAR T - Cell Tx Beneficial in B - Cell Lymphomas
Second study shows benefit in relapsed or refractory B - cell lymphoma, follicular lymphoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 11, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

ASH: High - Dose Gene Transfer Beneficial in Severe Hemophilia A
Factor VIII gene transfer tied to sustained normalization of factor VIII activity levels (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 11, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Conference News, Source Type: news

ASH: New Approach to Gene Tx Restores Immune Cells in X - SCID
Efficient vector marking in bone marrow CD34 + cells, myeloid cells, B cells in newly diagnosed SCID (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 11, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Submit your session ideas for the RCGP Annual Conference 2018
You can now submit your ideas for sessions at the RCGP Annual Conference in Glasgow, with four new streams and an expanded clinical CPD stream. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - December 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: News Source Type: news

AHN to announce first of four neighborhood hospitals
Allegheny Health Network announced early Monday that a press conference scheduled for 1 p.m. in Greensburg will reveal the location of the first of four neighborhood hospitals the system plans to build in the next few years. Last week, the Business Times reported that Highmark Health President and CEO David Holmberg announced that the first location would be coming soon during a meeting of the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health. Each of the four neighborhood hospitals, a part of a $700 million… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Stacey Federoff Source Type: news

National Research Conference on Early Childhood (NRCEC) 2018
June 25-27, 2018; Arlington, VA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why did climate scientists emit 30,000 tonnes of C02 this weekend? | Peter Kalmus
Around 25,000 of my colleagues flew to a conference, leaving a colossal carbon footprint in their wake. This makes our warnings less credible to the publicThis weekend, 25,000 Earth, Sun, and planetary scientists from across the US and abroad flew to New Orleans for the annual American Geophysical Union ’s Fall Meeting. These scientists study the impact global warming is having on Earth. Unfortunately, their air travel to and from the meeting will contribute to that warming by emitting around 30,000 tonnes of CO2.As an Earth scientist and AGU member myself, I know the importance of their work. Still, there ’s s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 11, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Peter Kalmus Tags: Climate change Environment Science US news World news Source Type: news

Urban Health Informatics Innovation Conference and Exhibit
April 30, 2018. 5:00pm - 8:00pm. New York, NY (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence and supercomputers to help alleviate urban traffic problems
(University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center) Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and the City of Austin have developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence to recognize objects in raw traffic camera footage and characterize how those objects move and interact. This information can then be analyzed and queried by traffic engineers and officials to improve the safety and performance of the city's transportation network. The work will be presented at the IEEE Big Data conference this week. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cambridge biotechs among big winners at ASH blood disease conference
A handful of local biotechs were among the major headliners this weekend at the American Society of Hematology ’s annual blood disease conference in Atlanta. During the ASH conference, which runs through Tuesday, companies from across the country gather to unveil new data from trials of their drugs for blood cancer and other diseases, with investors keeping close tabs on the presentations. Here’s a look at four Cambridge-based biotechs that are making noise so far: bluebird bio (Nasdaq: BLUE):… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Cambridge biotechs among big winners at ASH blood disease conference
A handful of local biotechs were among the major headliners this weekend at the American Society of Hematology ’s annual blood disease conference in Atlanta. During the ASH conference, which runs through Tuesday, companies from across the country gather to unveil new data from trials of their drugs for blood cancer and other diseases, with investors keeping close tabs on the presentations. Here’s a look at four Cambridge-based biotechs that are making noise so far: bluebird bio (Nasdaq: BLUE):… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Nobel Laureate: As Long as Atomic Bombs Exist, Disaster Is Inevitable
(OSLO) — As long as atomic bombs exist, a disaster is inevitable, the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said Saturday. “We are facing a clear choice right now: The end of nuclear weapons or the end of us,” Beatrice Fihn told a news conference at the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “An impulsive tantrum, a calculated military escalation, a terrorist or cyberattack or a complete accident — we will see the use of nuclear weapons unless they are eliminated,” she warned. “These weapons do not make us safe, they a...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Keyton / AP Tags: Uncategorized Nobel Peace Prize norway Nuclear Weapons onetime Source Type: news

Debate on Glyphosate Use Comes to a Head in Argentina
Academics discuss the impacts on health and the environment of the use of glyphosate in Argentine agriculture, during a Dec. 6 conference at the University of Buenos Aires. Concern about this topic is now on the country’s public agenda. Credit: Daniel Gutman / IPSBy Daniel GutmanBUENOS AIRES, Dec 8 2017 (IPS)In and around the city of Rosario, where most of Argentina’s soybean processing plants are concentrated, a local law banned the use of glyphosate, the most widely-used herbicide in Argentina. But two weeks later, producers managed to exert enough pressure to obtain a promise that the ban would be overturned...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daniel Gutman Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Environment Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Source Type: news

Top Gynecologic Cancer News of 2017
(Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cancer Network Editors Tags: Gynecologic Cancers Conferences/Gynecologic Cancers Year in Review 2017 News Source Type: news

SABCS: Modest Weight Loss Cuts Breast CA Risk Post Menopause
Postmenopausal women with weight gain had increased risk of triple - negative breast cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Firms Race to Find New Ways to Scan Brain Health
At a recent conference, companies showed off ways they're leveraging technology to improve diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At a recent conference, companies showed off ways they're leveraging technology to improve diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders.
(Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) is pleased to announce a partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program (All of Us), part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Through this collaboration, NNLM’s Regional Medical Libraries and National Offices will focus on improving consumer access to high quality health information in communities throughout the U.S., specifically, by working with public libraries. Check out the Fall 2017 issue of the MAReport! This quarter, Lydia Collins discusses “Rai...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - December 8, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Advancing Evaluation: Moving Forward with DORA
“The declaration itself remains unchanged, but our aim is to spread the word much more effectively—about DORA and, especially, about the good practices it has already helped to establish in many institutions.” – Stephen Curry Five years ago at the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, leading cell biologists, editors and publishers dissatisfied with the near exclusive reliance on journal impact factor as the primary means of measuring success in academia began creation of what would several months later become known as the San Francisco Declaration of Research Asse...
Source: News from STM - December 8, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Bristol to host future global leaders at 2018 Chevening Conference
The University of Bristol will host the fifth annual Chevening Conference in April 2018, welcoming future global leaders from around the world. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Business and Enterprise, International, Postgraduate, Public engagement; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, Institutes Source Type: news

Many Faces of Community Health Annual Conference
October 25-26, 2018; Bloomington, MN. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - December 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Major project to tackle crop disease in Africa starts with conference of world-class researchers
A major new project aimed at tackling the devastation caused by plant disease in Africa will be launched when world-class scientists and researchers from across the UK and Africa visit Bristol for a three-day conference in the new year. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement, Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

SABCS: Acupuncture Relieves AI - Linked Joint Pain in Breast CA
Greater proportion of patients experiencing a clinically meaningful reduction in worse pain score (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Conference News, Source Type: news

SABCS: Two Years of Anastrozole Sufficient in HR + Early Breast CA
No significant difference in DFS for women receiving anastrozole for two, five years after endocrine tx (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 8, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Report: Investors review hedge fund involvement in wake of harassment allegations against Orbimed founder Isaly
Institutional investors with positions in OrbiMed are reportedly reviewing their involvement with the healthcare hedge fund after sexual harassment allegations surfaced against founder and managing partner Sam Isaly. Six former employees of biotech hedge fund accused Isaly, a 72-year-old investor long revered in the biotech community for his ability to pick stocks, of routinely demeaning and harassing women with hardcore pornography and sex toys, STAT reported Dec. 5. Isaly has denied the allegations. The sixth accuser contacted the outlet after that story, requesting anonymity for fear of rep...
Source: Mass Device - December 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Wall Street Beat OrbiMed Venture Capital/Private Equity Source Type: news

Edwards Lifesciences raises 2017 outlook, details 2018 goals
Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) today raised its outlook for the rest of this year and set its goals for the coming year, saying it expects to post earnings growth of about 12% on a roughly 9% sales gain in 2018 and pledging “aggressive” investment in R&D. The Irvine, Calif.-based heart valve maker, which yesterday acquired mitral valve repair developer Harpoon Medical for $100 million in cash plus another $150 million in potential milestones, released the numbers at its annual investor conference in New York City. For 2017, Edwards upped the forecast for adjusted earnings per share to $3.65 t...
Source: Mass Device - December 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Replacement Heart Valves Wall Street Beat Edwards Lifesciences Source Type: news

This is what we do – top 8 brilliant things from 2017
It’s impossible to review UNISON’s year and do justice to all the amazing things UNISON’s activists and members get up to. So, we haven’t tried. Instead here are 8 pretty important, awesome things we’ve done together. Roll on 2018.  It wasn’t just about ET The big headline-grabbing win over the summer concerned employment tribunal fees. They were scrapped after UNISON won a landmark court victory against the government. The Supreme Court – the UK’s highest court – unanimously ruled that the government was acting unlawfully and unconstitutionally when it introduced...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 7, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Magazine christmas Source Type: news