Black History Month: Black NHS workers going above and beyond
Alvina Ware UNISON member Alvina Ware (pictured above) is a clinical practice support worker at the Royal United Hospital (RUH) in Bath. Over the past two years, Alvina has transformed hair and skincare for Black patients at the hospital. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Alvina began to notice that elderly Black patients on her ward weren’t getting the skincare and haircare they needed – and set about to change that. She explained: “Culturally it’s so important for our hair and skin to be oiled. Skin is the biggest organ in the body, and usually when a Black elderly person is in hospital, their family will come and ta...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 3, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article Black history month Black workers health workers Source Type: news

Restorative justice as a complementary system to the criminal process. towards a comprenhesive repair to the victims of terrorism. lessons learned from the experience in Spain - Soto TM.
Throughout the last decades, the context experienced in Spain, in what refers to the phenomenon of terrorism, required to act from the institutions in very different ways. From the present moment, we can carry out the measures developed from the point of v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pandemics and suicide risk: lessons from COVID and its predecessors - Mukhtar F, Candilis P.
In its mortality and global reach, COVID-19 is among the worst pandemics to hit the globe since the 1918 influenza. During a pandemic, it is not uncommon for deaths from suicide to be downplayed as communities respond to the immediate mortality of the dise... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

British Obstetrician Recounts 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak - Lessons For How To Cope With Current Crisis In Uganda
Perhaps lessons can be learned on how to cope with the current Ugandan crisis from a British obstetrician ’s account of what it was like to be a doctor on the front lines of an unfolding Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone in 2014 while struggling to save the lives of expectant mothers and their babies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

Older adults' biobehavioral fall risks were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons learned for future fall prevention research to incorporate multilevel perspectives - Kiyoshi-Teo H, Izumi SS, Stoyles S, McMahon SK.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Examining the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on fall risks may provide insight into how multilevel factors as described in National Institute of Nursing Research's (NINR's) draft strategic plan can guide f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The neuropsychiatric aftermath of exposure to weapons of mass destruction: applying historical lessons to protect health during the war in Ukraine - Morganstein JC, Bromet EJ, Shigemura J.
The invasion of Ukraine (24 February 2022) created the greatest humanitarian disaster in decades. Millions have fled indiscriminate and targeted Russian bombardments, while the Ukrainian army and civilian territorial defense volunteers fight to protect Ukr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Monkeypox: What Can We Learn From HIV?
You have to be careful when comparing any infectious disease to another. But with HIV and Monkeypox, there are lessons to learn. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jamie Wareham, Contributor Tags: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion /diversity-equity-inclusion Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Advanced and Metastatic NSCLC: Lessons From Patients Beyond the Classroom Advanced and Metastatic NSCLC: Lessons From Patients Beyond the Classroom
Angela Christine Argento, MD, reflects on the relative benefits of education and experience in the treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine MDAngle Source Type: news

Namibia: Lessons From Who GBV Clinical Handbook
[WHO-AFRO] Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is a sensitive topic that requires professionals working with victims and survivors to be empathetic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Lessons From Dakar - How Peer Learning and Capacity Strengthening of CSOs Impacts Africa's Development
[Nigeria Health Watch] At the Café De Rome Hotel, 350 meters from the Presidential Palace in Dakar, Senegal, academics, and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from across Africa congregated at the Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA) conference. Throughout the two-day conference, they discussed how their work impacts the continent's development, particularly, the various ways CSOs safeguard and support human and environmental health in Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Building an organisational culture of continuous improvement
Learning from the evaluation of the NHS partnership with Virginia Mason Institute The evaluation of the NHS partnership with Virginia Mason Institute, which examined how five NHS trusts in England attempted to build a culture of continuous improvement, provides important lessons about how to plan and implement an organisation-wide approach to improvement. This long read outlines some of the key learning from the evaluation and offers recommendations for national policymakers and local systems leaders. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NFL Week 3 takeaways - Lessons, big questions for every game
NFL Nation recaps every game and answers the biggest questions from around the league in Week 3. #nflnation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transformation Requires That You Stay True To And Evolve Who You Are
City of Hope National Medical Center carries a 109-year-old legacy as one of the world's leading cancer care institutions whose relentless strategic focus can teach us all invaluable lessons about leadership, belief in the mission, and scaling purpose. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Glenn Llopis, Contributor Tags: Leadership Strategy /leadership-strategy Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare glennllopisblog Source Type: news

Lessons in machine learning model deployment learned from sepsis.
In three recent and related publications, researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Bayesian Health report results from implementing and prospectively evaluating the Targeted Real-time Early Warning System (TREWS) for sepsis at five hospitals. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Building an organisational culture of continuous improvement
This “long read” examines the key lessons learned by 5 NHS Trusts and offers recommendations to national policymakers and local system leaders interested in implementing this programme. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news