Climate change and drowning risk in Bangladesh and Tanzania and the implications for RNLI programmes - Few R, Omasete J, Geere JAL, Ray-Bennett NS.
This report provides findings from primarily desk-based investigation by the consultancy project team into the impact of climate change on drowning risks at the national scale and specifically in relation to current and potential target populations for RNL... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Trusts have lost ‘financial grip’ since covid, says audit firm
Trusts still face ‘a lot of work’ to restore the financial grip and discipline that were lost during the pandemic, according to an audit and consultancy firm. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 26, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Spain probes'Big Four' consultancy firms over excessive working hours
Like his colleagues at PricewaterhouseCooper consultancy firm in Madrid, Sergio Padilla was accustomed to working 12 hours a day: from 9 am until 9 pm. At peak times, those days could even stretch after midnight to the wee small hours of the next morning, Padilla - whose name has been changed to…#sergiopadilla #spain #deloitte #pwc #ey #kpmg #spanish #valencia #enriquemartin #labourministry (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saudi Management Consultancy TAM Eyes Listing in First Half
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A job application written by ChatGPT fooled recruiters who shortlisted it for an interview, report says
A recruitment team shortlisted an application written by ChatGPT. Getty Images The recruitment team at a consultancy shortlisted an application written by ChatGPT, per Sky News. The founder of the firm was testing whether his staff could be fooled by ChatGPT. He told Sky News the ChatGPT-written…#neiltaylor #beatricenolan #schwa #openai #skynews #davetrott #chatgpt #names (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report finds Gen Z more likely to fact-check information – and believe Covid conspiracies
A new report has found Gen Z are much more likely than older consumers to fact-check their information – but are nonetheless more susceptible to Covid-19 conspiracy theories. The report, produced by social-first publisher The News Movement and consultancy Oliver Wyman, urges news publishers to…#letterspage #pressgazette #genzto #oliverwyman #genzers #snap #genz #newsmovement (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Radio ’s Winning Strategy: Music Discovery
Last January, Larry Rosin, founder of the radio consultancy Edison Research, tapped out the rhetorical equivalent of an SOS. “It is not an exaggeration to say that contemporary music is in a crisis at American radio,” he wrote. Pop radio stations have floundered in the ratings in the last decade,…#paragonmedia #rachelstilwell #edisonresearch #seattle #nielsen #sos #fcc #mikehenry #henryof #philadelphia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Davos 2022: Private Jet Emissions Equaled CO2 Output of 350,000 Cars
Private jet use resulted in a four-fold increase in emissions as 1,040 planes traveled to and from airports in Davos, Switzerland, for the 2022 World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering, reports the Guardian. Dutch ecological consultancy CE Delft figured that the increase in private airplanes flying in…#guardian #klaraschenk #davos #wef #greenpeace #cedelft #dutch #switzerland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will the metaverse be your new workplace?
Despite no-one being quite able to get a handle on what the metaverse is, there are some bullish market forecasts for what it may be worth. McKinsey suggests a market value of $5tn (£4.2tn) by 2030, while fellow management consultancy firm Gartner predicts a quarter of the world's population will…#gartner #42tn (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Box Office: ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Reaches $190 Million Total, Wins Fourth Weekend
“Avatar: The Way of Water” continued its uneven box office career in mainland China with a fourth weekend at the top of the charts. The film earned $16.5 million (RMB114 million) between Friday and Sunday, according to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway. That represented 55% of the weekend’s…#chinesenewyear #avatar2 #maoyanweiyings #avatarwayofwater #wandapictures #maoyan #artisangateway #dreamworksanimations #betterman #hollywood (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assessing the burden of clinical documentation
Nuance Communications has commissioned an independent research consultancy to study the challenges of clinical documentation for NHS trusts in England. Almost 1,000 doctors, nurses and allied health professionals participated in the survey, which ran between April and July 2022. The results of this survey find that health care professionals are spending an average of 13.5 hours per week generating clinical documentation, a 25 per cent increase in the past seven years. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK workers face return to 2006 real-term wages in ‘highly challenging’ 2023
British wages next year will fall back to 2006 levels, while 2023 will also bring a slide in house prices and an increase in divorces, according to a forecast that finds the UK is on course to be a less happy place to live. The consultancy firm PwC said a look ahead to 2023 showed there were few…#wales #pwc #barretkupelian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Support Officer - Flexible location, remote work
Location: Flexible location (remote working) – contract type dependent on location.Specifications: Permanent position. Employment contract if successful applicant based in UK, Germany or Denmark. Consultancy contract in other locations.Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week) or part-time (please specify desired working hours)Salary:£30,000 per annum, prorataApplication Closing Date: Tuesday 17 January 2023 (Midnight GMT).This role is an exciting opportunity to use your communication and problem-solving skills to make a difference in the field of healthcare research and publishing.  Cochrane implemented Editorial Manager...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 22, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Senior Managing Editor
Specifications: Full Time (Permanent)Salary: £51,489 per annumLocation: Ideally based in the UK, Germany or Denmark. Candidates from the rest of the world will be considered; however, Cochrane ’s Central Executive Team is only able to offer consultancy contracts outside these countries (1-year fixed-term contracts)Application Closing Date: 8th January 2023Cochrane has established a centrally-resourced Editorial Service to support the efficient and timely publication of high-quality systematic reviews in the Cochrane Library. The reviews that are published through the Central Editorial Service address some of the researc...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Dangers of Legacy Asbestos Detailed in UK Study
A recently published study from the United Kingdom has shown that legacy asbestos lingering in commercial and residential construction is more dangerous than expected.  In what is believed to be the largest study in the world of legacy asbestos, researchers found that almost two-thirds of it had aged enough, or was damaged enough, for fibers to become airborne and put people at risk. An estimated 1 million samples were collected in a six-month period across Great Britain as part of the study, completed by the National Organisation of Asbestos Consultants and the trade group Asbestos Testing and Consultancy. W...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 20, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Tags: Asbestos Exposure Mesothelioma Source Type: news