AstraZeneca deploys Care Access Research tool for COVID-19 treatment clinical trial, Komodo Health expands Healthcare Map with Blue Health Intelligence data and more digital health deals
Also: Healthify adds to its SDOH platform with Papa ’s companionship services. Allscripts and U.S. Orthopedic Alliance team up to create an orthopedic services technology platform. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 26, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Injury characteristics and management of orthopaedic trauma in refugee children - Bayrak A, Öztürk V, Koluman A, Ziroğlu N, Duramaz A.
PURPOSE: Several factors affect injury types in childhood. The aim of the study was to evaluate the musculoskeletal injury types, treatment modalities, and demographic characteristics of refugee children and to reveal the differences from native children. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Little Evidence of Benefit With Short-Term Weight Loss Before Knee Replacement Little Evidence of Benefit With Short-Term Weight Loss Before Knee Replacement
Short-term weight loss before a total knee replacement is unlikely to reduce surgical risk or improve outcomes and might contribute to development of sarcopenic obesity, a critical review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

OrthoSpin Ltd. Receives FDA Regulatory Clearance for its G2 System
YOKNEAM, Israel, Jan. 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- OrthoSpin Ltd. ("OrthoSpin"), announced today that it received regulatory clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its second generation, ... Devices, Orthopaedic, FDA OrthoSpin, external fixation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Analgesic culture: can reframing pain make it go away?
The way we think about pain could change how much we actually sufferWe ’ve all got a story about pain. Maybe it’s that time you broke your arm skating, or the time you finished the game on a twisted ankle, or the 10 hours of labour without an epidural. Maybe your story of pain is a story of violence, the injury and trauma of an assault. Maybe it’s a story of terr or. Or it’s heartbreak, the seemingly endless depths of grief and despair after a loss. Whatever it is, (almost) all of us have experienced what we call pain and we’re not in a hurry to experience it again.But have you ever tried to d...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 23, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Margee Kerr and Linda Rodriguez McRobbie Tags: Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Lifestyle Fallout From Hip Fracture Declines by Year 2 Lifestyle Fallout From Hip Fracture Declines by Year 2
Most people recover from the depression associated with a hip fracture in about a year as they return to normal activities, and physicians can help their recovery, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Denosumab Promising for Osteolysis After Total Hip Replacement Denosumab Promising for Osteolysis After Total Hip Replacement
Denosumab showed biological efficacy against osteolysis after total hip replacement in a proof-of-concept trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Surgical Plating No Better Than Closed Reduction for Distal Radius Fractures Surgical Plating No Better Than Closed Reduction for Distal Radius Fractures
Surgical plating is not superior to closed reduction at improving pain or function in older adults with displaced distal radius fractures, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Cost and Complications of Single-Level Lumbar Decompression Cost and Complications of Single-Level Lumbar Decompression
How do the costs and complication rates after single-level lumbar decompression differ between older and younger patients?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Mobility Status and Exercise Specificity in Older Adults Mobility Status and Exercise Specificity in Older Adults
Considering an individual's baseline mobility status could help guide recommendations for exercise dose and type in older adults.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Auris Health Announces Publication of Results from BENEFIT Study of MONARCH ® Platform in CHEST
This study was conducted using strict definitions for diagnostic yield. In previous studies, variations in the definition of yield led to overestimation of a successful bronchoscopy. Given this strict trial design, the diagnostic yield of 74.1% is promising, and we hope this sets the stage for future multicenter trials,” said Dr. Silvestri, Hillenbrand Professor of Thoracic Oncology at Medical University. “We are thrilled to be making a meaningful impact on the diagnosis of lung conditions, particularly in patients with small and difficult to reach nodules that may progress to something more serious,” sai...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

The U.S. Fumbled Its Early Vaccine Rollout. Will the Biden Administration Put America Back on Track?
On a frigid morning in January, Trudy Ronnel settled into her favorite sofa chair at the Westminster Place senior-living community in Evanston, Ill., pulled down the neckline on her red blouse and braced herself for a shot she’d anticipated for almost a year. At 92 years old, with multiple medical conditions, she spent most of 2020 fearful of contracting the COVID-19 plague that ravaged the world outside her first-floor window. To protect herself, for the past few months she’d avoided Westminster’s communal rooms, which had provided a means to stay active and engaged but risked becoming a pathogenic petri...
Source: TIME: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: W.J. Hennigan, Alice Park and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Nearly One in Four Doctors Report Harassment on Social Media
No gender difference seen in personal attacks; women significantly more likely to report online sexual harassment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Rachel Levine Nominated as U.S. Assistant Health Secretary
Levine is secretary of health for Pennsylvania and is currently leading the state's response to the COVID - 19 pandemic (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Orthopedic operations to benefit from Medicare-approved outpatient hip replacements
“It’s extremely beneficial from an efficiency standpoint and potentially from a volume standpoint anytime we can keep a physician at one location." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Racial Disparities in Common Surgeries Persist in the United States Racial Disparities in Common Surgeries Persist in the United States
Despite national initiatives aimed at reducing racial disparities in healthcare, these disparities persist in patients undergoing major surgical procedures in the United States, a new study indicates.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Rapid COVID Testing Is Not Where It Needs to Be Rapid COVID Testing Is Not Where It Needs to Be
Drs Robert Glatter and Michael Mina discuss the public health issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the importance of using rapid testing to stop transmission.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

6 Meds That Can Mess With Your Patient's Sex Life 6 Meds That Can Mess With Your Patient's Sex Life
It is not uncommon for patients to skip medications that disrupt their sex lives. Here are six classes of drugs that warrant extra patient education.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Has This Fugitive Physician Evaded Justice?; More Has This Fugitive Physician Evaded Justice?; More
High court blocks plaintiffs from pursuing their claims; is binding arbitration a growing trend, and is it bad for doctor –patient relationships?; hearing loss surgery creates a lot of noise.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

DePuy Synthes Receives 510(k) FDA Clearance for VELYS ™ Robotic-Assisted Solution Designed for Use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL., January 19, 2021 – Today, The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* announced that DePuy Synthes** has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VELYS™ Robotic-Assisted Solution designed for use with the ATTUNE® Total Knee System and its cleared indications for use. It will become part of the broader VELYS Digital Surgery Platform of connected technologies. With a growing and aging patient population, demand for joint replacement surgery is increasing. But across the industry, data shows up to 20% of knee replacement patients aren&...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

M & A wrap: Planview gets bigger; Orthopedic 'supergroup' formed; Construction firm sells
Here are some of the recent mergers and acquisitions to hit our radar in the Austin area. One involves a software company opening its wallet for a pair of buyouts shortly after it was acquired for $1.6 billion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: ABJ staff Source Type: news

Tourniquetless TKA: History, Controversies, and Technique Tourniquetless TKA: History, Controversies, and Technique
Tourniquet use is common practice in total knee arthroplasty, but is it time to transition to a tourniquetless technique?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move
Health unions representing more than 1.3m workers across the UK have written to the Prime Minister today (Monday) urging him to speed up the pay process so NHS staff receive a promised wage rise as soon as possible. The letter to Boris Johnson – signed by the heads of UNISON, Royal College of Nursing and Royal College of Midwives – says “hospitals are stretched to the limit”, with many “demoralised and traumatised” staff facing burnout, such is the pressure they’re under. The letter coincides with the results of a poll published by the UK’s 14 health unions showing a majority...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 18, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release #OneTeam2K NHS pay Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Dilemmas for the team physician: return to play and the management of in-season injuries - Weber AE, Bolia IK.
Given that sports medicine covers a broad spectrum of orthopaedic injuries, the team physician is often required to face challenging decisions when treating injured athletes. Injuries of the upper and lower extremities can lead to clinical dilemmas for t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tourniquetless TKA: History, Controversies, and Technique Tourniquetless TKA: History, Controversies, and Technique
Tourniquet use is common practice in total knee arthroplasty, but is it time to transition to a tourniquetless technique?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Vision Problems? Here's a Guide to Which Specialist Is Right for You
SUNDAY, Jan. 17, 2021 -- If you're having eye problems, you may not know which type of specialist to consult. Here's some help from experts who explain the roles of an optometrist, ophthalmologist, pediatric ophthalmologist, orthoptist and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 17, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin K2 deficiency: Low levels increase risk of hypertension, diabetes and osteoporosis
VITAMIN K2 deficiency signs could include excessive bleeding and easy bruising. Lacking in the vitamin also increases the risk of serious health conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients
A new study finds that the sensitivity of commonly used diagnostic tests for ACL tears may be impacted by a patient's BMI.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients Sensitivity of Tests to Diagnose ACL Tears in Obese Patients
A new study finds that the sensitivity of commonly used diagnostic tests for ACL tears may be impacted by a patient's BMI.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

IOF and IFCC review calls for harmonization of assays for reference bone turnover markers
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) The newly published review 'Analytical considerations and plans to standardize or harmonize assays for the reference bone turnover markers PINP andβ-CTX in blood' describes the current status of assays for PINP andβ-CTX in blood, as well as the plans for and ongoing progress towards the achievement of harmonization or standardization of commercial assays for these reference markers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Greater Reductions in Knee OA Pain Seen With Supportive Shoes Greater Reductions in Knee OA Pain Seen With Supportive Shoes
"Contrary to our hypothesis, flat flexible shoes were not superior to stable supportive shoes," reported Kade L. Paterson, PhD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Spondylolysis Repair With Screws, Rod and Polyester Band Spondylolysis Repair With Screws, Rod and Polyester Band
The authors describe a new technique for the surgical treatment of spondylolysis and report the results. Is it an effective option?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Spondylolysis Repair With Screws, Rod and Polyester Band Spondylolysis Repair With Screws, Rod and Polyester Band
The authors describe a new technique for the surgical treatment of spondylolysis and report the results. Is it an effective option?Spine (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Could an Osteoporosis Drug Reduce Need for Hip Revision Surgery? Could an Osteoporosis Drug Reduce Need for Hip Revision Surgery?
Denosumab, widely used to treat osteoporosis, may reduce the need for revision surgery due to aseptic loosening of the prosthesis in patients with osteolysis following a hip replacement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Could an Osteoporosis Drug Reduce Need for Hip Revision Surgery? Could an Osteoporosis Drug Reduce Need for Hip Revision Surgery?
Denosumab, widely used to treat osteoporosis, may reduce the need for revision surgery due to aseptic loosening of the prosthesis in patients with osteolysis following a hip replacement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

What Is The Main Cause of Osteoporosis?
Title: What Is The Main Cause of Osteoporosis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 14, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Neither 'meniscal' nor 'mechanical' symptoms predict findings on knee arthroscopy
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Orthopaedic surgeons have traditionally been taught that certain types of knee symptoms indicate damage to specialized structures called the menisci. But these " meniscal " and " mechanical " symptoms do not reflect what surgeons will find at knee arthroscopy, reports a study inThe Journal of Bone& Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fracture-related outcome study for operatively treated tibia shaft fractures (F.R.O.S.T.): registry rationale and design - Metsemakers WJ, Kortram K, Ferreira N, Morgenstern M, Joeris A, Pape HC, Kammerlander C, Konda S, Oh JK, Giannoudis PV, Egol KA, Obremskey WT, Verhofstad MHJ, Raschke M, F.R.O.S.T. Study Group.
BACKGROUND: Tibial shaft fractures (TSFs) are among the most common long bone injuries often resulting from high-energy trauma. To date, musculoskeletal complications such as fracture-related infection (FRI) and compromised fracture healing following fract... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evolution in Surgical Management of Ankle Instability Evolution in Surgical Management of Ankle Instability
Learn more about the most recent developments and newest surgical techniques for the management of ankle instability.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Winrock Town Center adds Albuquerque Hearing & Balance to lineup of medical tenants
Albuquerque Hearing& Balance joins New Mexico Orthopaedics and TriCore Reference Laboratories as medical users on site. The goal of Goodman Realty Group — the owner of Winrock — is for current and future medical tenants to work with one another. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news

Winrock Town Center adds Albuquerque Hearing & Balance to lineup of medical tenants
Albuquerque Hearing& Balance joins New Mexico Orthopaedics and TriCore Reference Laboratories as medical users on site. The goal of Goodman Realty Group — the owner of Winrock — is for current and future medical tenants to work with one another. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news

Conventus-Flower Announces New Executive Vice President of Marketing and RandD
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 12, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Conventus-Flower Orthopedics is poised to become a formidable orthopedic company focused on solving significant problems for patients and surgeons. Achieving our goal requires except... Devices, Orthopaedic, Personnel Conventus-Flower Orthopedics, proximal humerus, distal radius, nitinol CAGE (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

College Football Players May Underestimate Their Risks of Concussion or Injury College Football Players May Underestimate Their Risks of Concussion or Injury
College football players likely underestimate their risks for injury and concussion, which raises ethical concerns about athletes'informed participation in sports, according to a team of bioethics and sports medicine specialists.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Orbital bone fractures in a central London trauma center: a retrospective study of 582 patients - Moffatt J, Hughes D, Bhatti N, Holmes S.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the injury patterns and etiology of orbital bone fractures treated at a busy level one trauma center.Between 2015 and 2019, patients with orbital bone fractures from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Anxiety symptoms after orthopedic injury: a systematic review - Breazeale S, Conley S, Gaiser E, Redeker NS.
BACKGROUND: Millions of Americans are injured each year, with 75% suffering orthopedic injuries. Those with orthopedic injury often experience postinjury symptoms, such as anxiety, that negatively influence long-term outcomes. The purpose of this systema... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Situational risk factors for fall-related vertebral fractures in older men and women - Yu WY, Hwang HF, Chen CY, Lin MR.
Situational factors might help explain why most vertebral fractures occur in older people without a previous osteoporosis diagnosis. After adjusting for predisposing risk factors, the activity before the fall, type of fall, and falling direction remained... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Numerical analysis of hip fracture due to a sideways fall - Mohammadi H, Pietruszczak S, Quenneville CE.
The primary purpose of this paper is to outline a methodology for evaluating the likelihood of cortical bone fracture in the proximal femur in the event of a sideways fall. The approach includes conducting finite element (FE) analysis in which the cortic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Association between post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and bone fractures after the Great East Japan Earthquake in older adults: a prospective cohort study from the Fukushima Health Management Survey - Hayashi F, Ohira T, Nakano H, Nagao M, Okazaki K, Harigane M, Yasumura S, Maeda M, Takahashi A, Yabe H, Suzuki Y, Kamiya K.
This study aimed to evaluate the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Thank NHS staff with proper pay rise, say health unions
Football pundit Gary Lineker, comedian Jo Brand and Hollywood star David Oyelowo are among celebrities backing a fair pay campaign launched today (Monday) by health unions. To mark International Thank You Day, the 14 unions are urging the public to use social media to champion the vital work of all health staff by supporting a decent pay rise. The unions – representing workers including 1.3 million nurses, cleaners, administrators, physiotherapists, healthcare assistants, dieticians, radiographers, porters, midwives, paramedics, and other NHS employees – are asking people to share hashtags such as #FairPay, and...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release NHS pay increase Sara Gorton Source Type: news