Bangladesh faces a challenge to ensure welfare of its aging population
This report is produced by UNB United News of Bangladesh and IPS Inter Press Service.By Abdur Rahman JahangirDHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb 22 2019 (IPS-Partners)(IPS/UNB) – Bangladesh economy’s impressive growth trajectory over the last decade has been buttressed by the demographic dividend resulting from a large portion of its population — around 65 percent on average — being of working age. However, experts think growing prosperity has also resulted in an increase in the population’s longevity as people live longer these days and that poses a new challenge for the government as the number of depend...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Abdur Rahman Jahangir Tags: Health Population Source Type: news

Kenya: Controller of Budget Warns Mombasa to Stop Paying Nurses More Perks
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Office of the Controller of Budget now wants the Mombasa County Government to stop paying enhanced nurses' allowances until the approval is granted by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Novartis-owned firm picks Durham over Illinois, Ireland
AveXis, a clinical stage gene therapy company, has tapped Durham County over Illinois and Ireland for a major expansion, one that involves 200 production jobs. Average wages are expected to be $72,952, above Durham's county average of $68,731. The company plans to invest $60 million by December 31, 2020. To receive incentives, the firm will be required to keep the 200 employees it already has in Durham, at a site established last year to develop treat ments for rare and orphan neurological genetic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Kenya: Headcount for Nurses in Counties Starts as Salaries Stopped
[Nation] A headcount of health workers in counties where nurses are on strike is on, with some receiving show cause letters. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Novartis-owned firm picks NC over Illinois, Ireland
AveXis, a clinical stage gene therapy company, has tapped Durham County over Illinois and Ireland for a major expansion, one that involves 200 production jobs. Average wages are expected to be $72,952, above Durham's county average of $68,731. The company plans to invest $60 million by December 31, 2020. To receive incentives, the firm will be required to keep the 200 employees it already has in Durham, at a site established last year to develop treat ments for rare and orphan neurological genetic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Novartis-owned firm picks NC over Illinois, Ireland
AveXis, a clinical stage gene therapy company, has tapped Durham County over Illinois and Ireland for a major expansion, one that involves 200 production jobs. Average wages are expected to be $72,952, above Durham's county average of $68,731. The company plans to invest $60 million by December 31, 2020. To receive incentives, the firm will be required to keep the 200 employees it already has in Durham, at a site established last year to develop treat ments for rare and orphan neurological genetic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Novartis-owned firm picks Durham over Illinois, Ireland
AveXis, a clinical stage gene therapy company, has tapped Durham County over Illinois and Ireland for a major expansion, one that involves 200 production jobs. Average wages are expected to be $72,952, above Durham's county average of $68,731. The company plans to invest $60 million by December 31, 2020. To receive incentives, the firm will be required to keep the 200 employees it already has in Durham, at a site established last year to develop treat ments for rare and orphan neurological genetic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Novartis-owned firm picks Durham over Illinois, Ireland
AveXis, a clinical stage gene therapy company, has tapped Durham County over Illinois and Ireland for a major expansion, one that involves 200 production jobs. Average wages are expected to be $72,952, above Durham's county average of $68,731. The company plans to invest $60 million by December 31, 2020. To receive incentives, the firm will be required to keep the 200 employees it already has in Durham, at a site established last year to develop treat ments for rare and orphan neurological genetic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Roma the Movie: The Hidden Drama of Domestic Workers
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 18 2019 (IPS)Roma, a 2018 Mexican film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, is currently on a triumphal journey through the world. It won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, the best director and best foreign language film at the Golden Globe Awards, best director and best picture at the Critics´ Choice Awards, best film, best direction and best cinematography at the British Academy Film Awards. Furthermore, Roma has a record high ten nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards (The Oscars). Not at all bad for a black-and-white movie, which appears to have been d...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Arts Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nice pay if you can get it
The Open University tops the list when it comes to high pay for vice chancellors. In 2017-18, it paid £718,000 for the services for former VC Peter Horrocks, including £255,000 ‘compensation’ for loss of office Image: Chris Valentine/Wikipedia   The newly established Office for Students has published its first statistics on senior management pay in England’s higher education sector. This has led to some strong headlines in the media. The Guardian reported that six university vice chancellors received more than half a million pounds for the 2017-18 pay year “in salary, bonuses a...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 18, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: P.S data he high pay higher education universities Source Type: news

We should be proud of our past and ready for the battles ahead, says UNISON general secretary
Speaking at UNISON’s annual women’s conference today (Friday) in Bournemouth, general secretary Dave Prentis said: “UNISON is now the biggest union in the country and, with a million women members, that means the biggest union in the country is a women’s union. “What we have done, is create a union where women call the shots. The majority of the NEC, the presidential team and the assistant general secretaries are women. Nationally, locally and regionally women are leading the union. “Last year, more than 100,000 low-paid women workers won the living wage in the NHS. That’...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release 2019 Women's Conference dave prentis Source Type: news

Nigeria: Abia Doctors Go On Warning Strike Over Salary Arrears
[Guardian] Umuahia -Abia State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has embarked on a three-day warning strike with effect from Thursday, February 14.NMA, in a statement yesterday, noted that the warning strike became inevitable as the state government refused to pay the 11 months salaries owed doctors at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH) and eight months arrears at State Hospitals Management Board (SHMB). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

FEMA Administrator Brock Long Resigns
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency resigned Wednesday after a two-year tenure in which he managed the response to historic wildfires and major hurricanes but was dogged by questions over his use of government vehicles. Brock Long said in a letter to FEMA employees that he was resigning to spend more time at home with his family. His last day is March 8. He did not mention the investigation by the agency's watchdog that found he had used government vehicles without authorization, costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said last fa...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 14, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

HCPC fee increase is an unjustified ‘tax on practising’
The proposal by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to increase its registration fee by 18% is excessive and unreasonable, says UNISON. A letter signed by 47 MPs and peers denouncing the increase has been sent to the HCPC ahead of its meeting tomorrow (Thursday) when the board is voting on the proposal. The changes will affect 15 health and care professions regulated by the HCPC across the UK. This includes paramedics, radiographers, occupational therapists and biomedical scientists. Regulated professionals are required to pay an annual fee to be allowed to practise. If the fee increase is imposed, HCPC fees wil...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 13, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release HCPC Sara Gorton Source Type: news

Sleep-in appeal to the Supreme Court is extremely good news
Today’s decision by the Supreme Court to grant permission for an appeal against last summer’s Court of Appeal judgment affecting care workers on sleep-in shifts is extremely good news, says UNISON. The UNISON-backed case – taken on behalf of care worker Clare Tomlinson-Blake – argues that sleep-in shifts should count as working time and be paid at least hourly minimum wage rates. Commenting on the news that permission to appeal has been granted UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This is extremely good news. Last year’s judgment has meant uncertainty for employers and care staff...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 13, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release dave prentis mencap Sleep-in payments Source Type: news

South Africa: Minister Disappointed By Non-Payment of Doctors
[SAnews.gov.za] Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says he is disappointed and highly distressed to learn that some intern and community service doctors who started work in January, have not been paid their salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library
Salary:£150,000 - £170,000Location: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 28th February 2019Dr David Tovey, Cochrane ’s first Editor in Chief, is stepping down at the end of May after 10 years in the role.His successor - as both the external face of Cochrane ’s content and the internal lead for the editorial production of Cochrane evidence - will play a key role in taking the organization forward beyond our existingStrategy to 2020.You can find further information on the role, including details about how to apply and closing date for applications,here.The new Editor in Chief can be located anywhere in t...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Daily Insight: Salary negotiations
The must-read stories and debate in health policy and leadership. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 13, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2017
Tables from the 2017 Survey of Doctorate Recipients (SDR) present data on the demographic characteristics, labor force status, occupations, employment sector, and median annual salaries of individuals with a U.S. research doctoral degree in a science, engineering, or health field. The SDR is sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation and by the National Institutes of Health. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 12, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Nigeria: UniAbuja Hospital Health Workers Protest Unpaid Salaries
[Daily Trust] The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) chapter of the Joint Health Staff Union (JOHESU) held a peaceful protest over nonpayment of their two months, April/May 2018, salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seas of Death and Hope
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 11 2019 (IPS)The Mediterranean Sea is currently a sea of death. On the 20th of June every year, i.e. The World Refugee Day, an organization called UNITED for Intercultural Action publishes a “List of Deaths”, summarising information on where, when and under which circumstances a named individual has died due to the “fatal policies of fortress Europa”. The data are collected through information received from 550 network organisations in 48 countries and from local experts, journalists and researchers in the field of migration. The list issued in 2018 accounted for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts Arts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Kenya: Mombasa Nurses Issue Strike Notice After Allowances Are Withdrawn
[Nation] Nurses in Mombasa County have issued a seven-day strike notice after their uniform and the nursing service allowances were withdrawn from their January salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Governors, SRC On the Spot 'For Blocking' Nurses Payments
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Senators and the Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) have accused the Council of Governors (CoG) and the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) of blocking implementation of a return-to-work agreement that increases allowances for nurses. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Union vows to resist Bangor university pension threat
UNISON has vowed to resist “pretty shabby” plans by Bangor University to cut the pensions of its lowest paid staff. University management is proposing to cut its contribution to the pensions of its lowest paid staff, while leaving the workers’ contribution at the level they are now, and reducing members’ benefits when they retire. The move is aimed only at non-academic staff – clerical workers, IT staff, lab workers, cleaners, caterers, security staff and more – leading UNISON locally to say the university has “shown how little it values the role of support workers”. UNISON C...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 5, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article Bangor university education services higher ed higher education occupational pensions universities Source Type: news

UNISON wins pay out for low-paid staff at Solihull Sixth Form College
Administrative staff, career advisors, science and art technicians, and library assistants working for Solihull Sixth Form College are to receive eight days additional pay a year as a result of mistakes made about the way public holiday pay was calculated. UNISON negotiated the claims on behalf of 14 members of staff employed on term-time contracts, arguing they had been treated less favourably than teachers and other colleagues employed full-time. The college has now agreed to revise the formula used to calculate their holiday allowance and pay the correct rate, backdated six years. Library assistant Julie Robinson first ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 5, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release college holiday pay Solihull Source Type: news

Short Takes
Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced the appointment of eight new members to the Agency's Science Advisory Board. Among the new members is John Christy, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Alabama and a prominent critic of mainstream climate science. Christy has previously advocated for a "red team-blue team" debate on climate science. Other new members include mainstream academicians and consultants. House lawmakers have passed legislation that would raise salaries for federal civilian employees by 2.6 percent for 2019. The pay hike is int...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 4, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Monthly wages are an important step towards economic development
(University of Zurich) Across developing economies, most workers and agricultural producers are paid are paid on a daily basis. This has a negative impact on their ability to generate savings for large expenses. Researchers from UZH show dairy farmers and agricultural workers prefer to be paid once at the end of the month, rather then daily, because monthly payments schemes are an efficient tool to increase saving. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Greece, 10 Years Into Economic Crisis, Counts the Cost to Mental Health
Depression and suicide rates rose alarmingly during the debt crisis as the country cut wages and health services and increased taxes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NIKI KITSANTONIS Tags: European Sovereign Debt Crisis (2010- ) Politics and Government Greece Mental Health and Disorders Suicides and Suicide Attempts Shortages Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Hospitals Unemployment Recession and Depression Source Type: news

GP contract: general practice reacts
Details of the new five-year GP contract were shared by NHS England yesterday.  Among other aspects, the contract comprises a£1bn investment across general practice over the next five years, including 22,000 new staff in exchange for practices working in networks; and funding to make 25% of GP appointments bookable online. Practices have also been given£20m annual funding to deal with subject access requests while a new transparency drive will ask that GPs with annual salaries greater than£150,000 are publicly named.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - February 1, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: Angela Sharda Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Source Type: news

UNISON branch treasurer ’ s determination wins fair pay for college staff
A library assistant and UNISON branch treasurer has won another victory in the union’s battle to ensure that its term-time members in education are being paid their due. Julie Robinson discovered that the term-time staff at Solihull Sixth Form College were receiving no payment in respect of public holidays, as they were entitled. Those affected included admin staff, careers advisors, science and art technicians and, like herself, Learning Resource Centre staff. The payments concern those Bank Holidays and other concessionary days that fall outside of the school or college term. In contrast to Ms Robinson and her coll...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 1, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News education higher education pay West Midlands Source Type: news

The EMN Salary Survey: Happier EPs are Choosing to Stay Put
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - February 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: The EMN Salary Survey Source Type: news

South Africa: Unpaid Gauteng Doctors Will Receive Salary Payment 'By No Later Than Friday'
[News24Wire] The South African Medical Association (SAMA) said it was "aware and concerned" about a communique circulating in some of the hospitals and provincial offices of the Department of Health regarding the non-payment of newly appointed doctors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Defying the cold and looking to the future
January may have ended with a cold snap for much of the country – but that didn’t stop UNISON starting the new year with a firm eye on the future, for both our planet and of our union. We joined fellow energy unions GMB, Prospect and Unite in calling for a meeting with energy secretary Greg Clark to plan a “just transition” to the low-carbon economy needed to deal with climate change. UNISON played a key role in bringing the four unions – and activists who represent 200,000 workers in the sector – together to talk about the issues last year. The unions have now drawn up a template for &l...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 31, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article BREXIT brexit draft agreement Energy EU Citizens health care just transition NHS Source Type: news

Educated migrants bring wages closer together in regions
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Experts from the Higher School of Economics have determined that domestic migration increases the speed at which Russia's regions approach one another in terms of salary levels. Further, the impact of migration on this process depends on migrants' education level. The results of the HSE study were published in the jour-nal Issues in Economics (Voprosy ekonomiki). https://voprecotest.elpub.ru/jour/article/view/1836 (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Cochrane review assesses the benefits and harms of exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library today provides strong evidence that falls in people over sixty-years old can be prevented by exercise programmes.Falls are a leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Older adults suffer the greatest number of fatal falls and over 37 million falls are severe enough to require medical attention each year.A new Cochrane Review produced by a team comprising researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia and University of Oxford, UK,summarizes the results from108 randomized controlled trials with 23,407 participants from across 25 countries. The...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

End threats to pay and hours for Birmingham care workers now
UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis is due to show his support this evening (Tuesday) for homecare workers in Birmingham who have been involved in a year-long dispute over their pay and working hours. He is attending a solidarity rally in the city to pledge his continued backing for the staff who have so far taken more than 50 days of strike action in their battle with Birmingham City Council. Up to 200 care employees face having their working hours and earnings slashed by the Labour-run council in a bid to cut its budget. Dave Prentis will call on the council to end its threats to staff, saying: “UNISON has been s...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 29, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release Birmingham care workers dave prentis homecare workers Source Type: news

NHS England announces plans to recruit 1,000 social prescribing workers
Primary care networks will be supported by 1,000 social prescribing workers by April 2021, under plans due to be approved by NHS England this week.  The plans for personalised care provision will see each network have access to a social prescriber link worker, whose salary will be fully funded by NHS England. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - January 28, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: Angela Sharda Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Source Type: news

Blog: The UK cannot leave the EU without a deal – the risk is too great
In two months, the UK is set to leave the European Union. At present, a ‘no-deal’ Brexit is a real possibility. The Prime Minister’s draft withdrawal agreement has been comprehensively rejected. The country stands at an economic and social cliff edge and as things stand, we are moving closer to catastrophe with each passing day. As General Secretary of the UK’s largest union, representing 1.3 million public servants, a million women and hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers, I’ve been clear on what needs to happen. The UK cannot leave the EU without a deal – the risk is too great. Th...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 28, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News BREXIT Source Type: news

Milken Institute assesses economic impact of tech and research on US cities
(Milken Institute) Utah's Provo-Orem metropolitan area took the No. 1 spot in the Milken Institute's Best-Performing Cities index for a second consecutive year, reflecting the robust growth of high-tech industries outside the coastal enclaves that launched the digital revolution. Published annually since 1999, Best-Performing Cities: Where America's Jobs are Created and Sustained (www.best-cities.org) measures the economic vitality of 200 large metros and 201 small cities. Metrics include growth in jobs, wages and salaries, and technology output. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

RUSH Orthopedic Sports Medicine Research Fellowship 2019-2020 - Dr. Adam Yanke
Dr. Adam Yanke is seeking an ambitious 3rd year medical student who is interested in a year-long clinical research fellowship. Position Title: Clinical Research Coordinator Positions: 1 Duration: 1 year Where: Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center, Sports Medicine. Chicago, IL. When: Beginning Approx. June 2019-June 2020 Salary: A monthly stipend is provided (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - January 24, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

Heart attack, stroke tied to lost work and wages
(Reuters Health) - People who suffer a heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest may be less likely to work afterward, and those who do work may make less money, a Canadian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Heart attack, stroke tied lost work and wages
(Reuters Health) - People who suffer a heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest may be less likely to work afterward, and those who do work may make less money, a Canadian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Where does your job rank on this best-paying jobs list?
If you want to make the big bucks, a career in health care is what you need in order to do that. According to U.S. News& World Report, occupations in health care are promising due to a combination of high salaries and low unemployment rates. Health care jobs took 44 of the 100 spots in the best jobs ranking and the majority of the best-paying jobs in that ranking, officials said. "Health care occupations continue to dominate the U.S. News 2019 Best Jobs rankings, with demand in the field highest… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veneta Rizvic Source Type: news

Where does your job rank on this best-paying jobs list?
If you want to make the big bucks, a career in health care is what you need in order to do that. According to U.S. News& World Report, occupations in health care are promising due to a combination of high salaries and low unemployment rates. Health care jobs took 44 of the 100 spots in the best jobs ranking and the majority of the best-paying jobs in that ranking, officials said. "Health care occupations continue to dominate the U.S. News 2019 Best Jobs rankings, with demand in the field highest… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veneta Rizvic Source Type: news

Extend article 50 and avoid no-deal Brexit catastrophe
After weeks of fruitlessly flogging the dead horse of a dreadful withdrawal agreement, you’d think the prime minister would want to avoid crashing out of the EU with nothing to show for her efforts. Yet she’s so weak, so fearful of the 100-plus MPs from her own party who want rid of her that she’s repeatedly failed to rule out a no-deal Brexit. And that’s even after suffering the acute embarrassment of the largest government defeat in parliamentary history. The truth is a no-deal Brexit is not a fresh start or a clean break. It’s a looming economic and societal catastrophe that threatens stabi...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 21, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News BREXIT Source Type: news

CEO invests $1.37M in Precision Therapeutics
Precision Therapeutics (NSDQ:AIPT) CEO Carl Schwartz recently boosted his stake in the company by $1.37 million, including a $950,000 loan and the $50,000 purchase of 78,125 shares of the company’s common stock, representing a price of $0.64 per share. As part of the investment, detailed this week in an SEC filing, Schwartz also received additional warrants to purchase company common stock. Since assuming the role of CEO, Schwartz has elected to take his salary in the form of stock options, rather than cash, further increasing his equity stake in the Minneapolis company. “I am pleased with our use of capital an...
Source: Mass Device - January 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Funding Roundup News Well Helomics Precision Therapeutics Inc. Source Type: news

Blog: Just as we took on Enoch Powell and his rivers of blood, we will fight today ’s hate-mongers
It was a huge pleasure to address UNISON Black Members Conference in Llandudno today. It’s always an honour to address hundreds of Black public service workers, passionate trade unionists who do so much for our union, their communities and our country. As I told delegates today, this conference is one of the most important and special events for our union – and embodies what is great about UNISON. The self-organisation of public service workers, from all walks of life, united by a passion to make our union and our world a better place. I am proud that UNISON is not only the biggest union in the country, but it ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News 2019 Black Members Conference Source Type: news

Health care dominates the 25 top-paying jobs in the U.S.
If you want to make the big bucks, a career in health care is what you need. According to U.S. News& World Report, occupations in health care are promising due to a combination of high salaries and low unemployment rates. Health care jobs took 44 of the 100 spots in the best jobs ranking and the majority of the best-paying jobs in that ranking, officials said. "Health care occupations continue to dominate the U.S. News 2019 Best Jobs rankings, with demand in the field highest for workers to fill… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Veneta Rizvic Source Type: news

Avoid a catastrophic ‘no deal’ at all costs, says UNISON
Commenting on the Brexit vote today (Tuesday) UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The country has no faith in the Prime Minister’s ability to get her Brexit deal passed, now it’s clear MPs don’t either. It’s time for a vote of no confidence and a general election so people can vote in a new government to sort out this unholy mess. “Whatever happens in the days and weeks ahead, a catastrophic no-deal Brexit must be avoided. “Crashing out of Europe at the end of March would be disastrous for jobs, wages and public services. It would also bin decades of laws guaranteeing peop...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Alison Charlton Tags: Press release BREXIT dave prentis EU Source Type: news

NHS bosses given £180,000 in bonuses despite losing millions of pounds
NHS Property Services paid its chief executive at least £75,000 on top of her £220,000 salary despite the organisation – which has never made a profit – posting a deficit of more than £40m last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news