Priced out: home ownership and public service workers
Research from Unison focuses on the salaries for employees in five jobs ¬– NHS cleaner, teaching assistant, librarian, nurse and police community support officer. It finds that saving money for a down-payment on a property would take decades – or more than a century for public sector staff in some parts of London. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Association of child maltreatment with South African adults' wages: evidence from the Cape Area Panel Study - Zheng X, Fang X, Fry DA, Ganz G, Casey T, Hsiao C, Ward CL.
Child maltreatment is a prevalent public health problem in both developed and developing countries. While many studies have investigated the relationship between violence against children and health of the victims, little is known about the long term econo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The English NHS pay deal – in six charts
July saw the implementation of the new NHS pay deal in England, negotiated by UNISON and other unions. The pay deal marked the biggest changes to the NHS pay structure since 2004, when Agenda for Change was introduced. A lot has already been published about the impact on individuals but in this piece we’re going to look at the structure as a whole and how it benefits staff at different stages of their career. Beginnings, journeys and destinations To understand the changes we need to look at the old structure and why trade unions wanted to change it. It is over 13 years since Agenda for Change was introduced. It intro...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article P.S data agenda for change health NHS England nhs pay Source Type: news

Home ownership now little more than a pipe dream for public sector workers
  Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers across Britain, according to research published today (Sunday) by UNISON. Getting a deposit together and obtaining a mortgage are often insurmountable hurdles for those living in the majority of local authority areas across England, Scotland and Wales, according to the findings. The UNISON report Priced Out highlights how saving the money for a down payment on a property would take decades – or more than a century for public sector staff in some parts of London. This is based...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release dave prentis housing UNISON Source Type: news

Statement attributable to Dr Ahmed Al Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern ...
7 September 2018 – The scale of human suffering and health needs in Yemen today is unprecedented. An entire country and its health infrastructure has been brought to its knees. People who have survived more than three and a half years of war now find themselves facing additional threats of hunger and disease.  Malnourished mothers are unable to breastfeed their equally malnourished babies. Parents have lost their children as entire families are afflicted by cholera and repeatedly infected with other diseases. People thrown into extreme poverty due to the war are unable to buy food for their families, ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - September 6, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

The EMN Salary Survey: New, Happier EPs are Flooding the Specialty
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - September 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: The EMN Salary Survey Source Type: news

August: it was no holiday
Think of August and you might well conjure up images of the seaside, country walks, ice cream, sunshine and holidays. And last month certainly continued the heatwave that started in July – but there was no lying on sun-loungers for UNISON or many of our members involved in key struggles at work. The month was book-ended by continuing industrial action from Birmingham care workers, who face having their hours and pay cut by a city council trying to save money. As the month started, general secretary Dave Prentis visited their picket line as 250 members staged the first 12 days of industrial action throughout August ag...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 31, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article adult social care health care health pay higher education local government NHS subcos one team for patient care parks Police and justice staff police staff sexual harassment Sleep-in payments supreme court Source Type: news

Doctors who run GP surgeries earn £111,500 a year but patient satisfaction is at an all-time low
NHS figures have revealed the average salary for all GPs in the health service is now £92,500, but experts say difficulty recruiting new doctors means staff are having to work longer hours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya:Nakuru Nurses Strike for Delayed Salaries, Promotions
[Nation] Nurses in public hospitals in Nakuru downed their tools on Wednesday over the county's failure to pay their July and August salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why India ’s Solar Water-Drawing ATMs and Irrigation Pumping Systems Offer Replicable Strategies
A man draws water from a solar-powered water ATM in New Delhi’s Savda Ghevra slum settlement. Thanks to these machines, which allow users to withdraw water with a rechargeable card, waterborne diseases have become less frequent here. Credit: Ranjit Devraj/IPSBy Ranjit DevrajNEW DEHLI, Aug 28 2018 (IPS)At New Delhi’s Savda Ghevra slum settlement, waterborne diseases have become less frequent thanks to solar-powered water ATMs that were installed here as a social enterprise venture three years ago.“The water is cheap, reliable and fresh-tasting,” Saeeda, a mother of three who lives close to an ATM, te...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ranjit Devraj Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation India Source Type: news

John McCain Hated the Affordable Care Act. He Also Saved It
This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News (KHN), a nonprofit news service covering health issues. It is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation that is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emmarie Huetteman / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized Healthcare healthytime Source Type: news

Nigeria:FCT Minister Averts Doctors' Planned Strike in Abuja, Orders Suspension of Arbitrary Tax Deductions On Salaries
[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Association of Resident Doctors has concluded arrangement to suspend its planned strike following the intervention of the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, who ordered immediate suspension of arbitrary tax deductions from their salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why Boston and central Texas have so many of the best-paying companies in the U.S., and where is the Triangle missing out?
Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers. But to find the companies that pay people the best, you're better off looking far afield to the cobblestoned streets of Boston or energy-rich plains of central Texas. A Business Journals analysis of more than 800 publicly traded companies found Massachusetts and Texas as homes to a disproportionate number of the highest paying companies in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Wanted: Rural Doctors
Discusses the great need for doctors in rural areas, focusing on Alabama to illustrate the national problem. Highlights a number of barriers to recruitment and retention for rural areas including lower salaries, high student debt, lack of opportunities in rural areas for spouses, and more. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - August 22, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Novant Health raises minimum wage nearly 14%
Novant Health has bumped up its minimum wage to $12.50 per hour — up from $11 an hour, currently. About 5,000 employees will benefit from that increase. “After our initial living wage adjustment last year, we recognized we had an opportunity to further invest in our team members as they continue to provide outstanding and compassionate care and service to our patients,” says Carl Armato, chief executive. The Winston-Salem-based health-care system says that salary bump will cost it roughly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

Novant Health raises minimum wage nearly 14%
Novant Health has bumped up its minimum wage to $12.50 per hour — up from $11 an hour, currently. About 5,000 employees will benefit from that increase. “After our initial living wage adjustment last year, we recognized we had an opportunity to further invest in our team members as they continue to provide outstanding and compassionate care and service to our patients,” says Carl Armato, chief executive. The Winston-Salem-based health-care system says that salary bump will cost it roughly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

(Slideshow) Why Boston, central Texas have top-paying companies, and where the Triad missing out
Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers. But to find the companies that pay people the best, you're better off looking far afield to the cobblestoned streets of Boston or energy-rich plains of central Texas. A Business Journals analysis of more than 800 publicly traded companies found Massachusetts and Texas as homes to a disproportionate number of the highest paying companies in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Scottish NHS members vote for three-year pay deal
UNISON members working for the NHS in Scotland have voted by 94% in favour of a new three-year pay deal worth at least 9% over 2018, 2019 and 2020. The vote comes after a four-week, online ballot that gave 60,000 NHS workers the chance to have their say. “Today, I am pleased to announce that 94% of UNISON members have voted to accept a pay deal which will put an additional £400m into NHS workers pay packets in Scotland,” announced UNISON Scotland health committee chair Thomas Waterson after the votes were counted. “This deal delivers real increases of between 3 and 27% for NHS workers in Scotland.&r...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News health care NHS 70 nhs pay pay cap pay up now Scotland Source Type: news

Average GP works just three-and-a-half days a week despite six-figure salaries  
A survey found British GPs did a total of 6.7 half-day sessions a week, which is the equivalent of just over three days - the lowest figure on record - while trainee doctors were uninterested in being GPs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON makes call for proper careers advice in England and Wales
UNISON congratulates the 300,000 young people in England and Wales who sat their A levels this summer and will receive their results. The union recognises the work they put in for the exams, like their 139,000 peers in Scotland who received their SQA results on 7 August, and hopes their results are what they want. The union also highlights the importance of UNISON members providing careers advice all year round, in schools and colleges, to help young people reach their potential. In Scotland, UNISON members employed by Skills Development Scotland, have been busy using social media to make sure young people know about the h...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article careers advice careers services children's services education services exams Source Type: news

Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group seeks Clinical Research Associate in Evidence Synthesis - Liverpool, UK
Salary: Starting salary of £32,478 per annumContract type:Full-time, fixed-term for up to 2 yearsClosing date:11 September 2018Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases.  LSTM’s Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health has led developments in systematic reviews in tropical medicine and international health. In the 1990s, staff contributed to setting up Cochrane, and established the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG). This is now re...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group seeks Research Assistant in Evidence Synthesis - Liverpool, UK
Salary: Starting salary of £28,098 per annumContract type: Full-time, fixed-term for up to 2 yearsClosing date:11 September 2018 Founded in 1898 and the oldest of its kind in the world, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for teaching and research in tropical diseases.  LSTM'S Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health has led developments in systematic reviews in tropical medicine and international health. In the 1990s, staff contributed to setting up Cochrane and established the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG). This is now re...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Health Care, Tech Jobs Top List Of Highest-Paying Work In U.S.
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (CBS Local) – Americans eager for a high-paying job might want to focus on two industries: health care and technology. That’s because 18 out of the 25 highest-paying jobs are within those two sectors, according to a new analysis of salary data from employment site Glassdoor. The study analyzed data for job titles with at least 100 salary reports each. Many of the occupations highlighted by Glassdoor require years of training and study, which may prove impractical for those considering a mid-career shift. Yet there are some tech jobs open to those willing to get training or to acquire skills ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Business Health News Tech Health Care Jobs Local TV Salaries talkers Technology Source Type: news

Countdown: Ohio's highest-paid health system CEOs
Two Dayton health system CEOs — one has since retired — were among the 10 highest paid in the state in 2016. Overall, 14 health system chiefs in Ohio made more than $1 million in salary and bonuses in 2016, our sister publication Columbus Business First found in an analysis of the latest data available on more than two doze n of the state’s largest hospital groups. Changes are coming to future iterations of the annual list: All four system chiefs in Columbus will have changed between 2016… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Wage gap between hospital executives and doctors is widening, study finds
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Over the past decade, salaries for hospital CEOs have risen much faster than for surgeons, physicians, and nurses, reports a study in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research ® (CORR ® ), a publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons ® . The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Countdown: Ohio's highest-paid health system CEOs
Two Columbus health-system CEOs are again among the 10 highest paid in the state, but long-term performance incentive payouts made them swap places from the year before. Overall, 14 health system chiefs in Ohio made more than $1 million in salary and bonuses in 2016, Columbus Business First found in an analysis of the latest data available on more than two dozen of the state’s largest hospital groups. Changes are coming to future iterations of the annual list: All four system chiefs in Columbus… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot
Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Why Boston and Texas have so many of the best-paying companies, and where is Dayton missing out?
Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers. But to find the companies that pay people the best, you're better off looking far afield to the cobblestoned streets of Boston or energy-rich plains of central Texas. A Business Journals analysis of more than 800 publicly traded companies found Massachusetts and Texas as homes to a disproportionate number of the highest paying companies in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot
Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Why Boston and Texas have so many of the best-paying companies, and where is Columbus missing out?
Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers. But to find the companies that pay people the best, you're better off looking far afield to the cobblestoned streets of Boston or energy-rich plains of central Texas. A Business Journals analysis of more than 800 publicly traded companies found Massachusetts and Texas as homes to a disproportionate number of the highest paying companies in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Which Philadelphia-area companies offer the highest median pay?
While Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers, the biotech cluster of Boston and Cambridge is the place to find the largest concentration of companies with the highest median pay. A Business Journals analysis of SEC documents filed by more than 600 publicly traded companies found that Massachusetts is home to a disproportionate number of companies with the highest median pay in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the highest… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

States Must Act Now to Protect Indigenous Peoples During Migration
Indigenous men and women of Nuñoa in Puno, Peru, spin and weave garments based on the fiber of the alpacas. Credit: SGP-GEF-UNDP Peru/Enrique Castro-MendívilBy UN experts* on Indigenous PeoplesGENEVA/NEW YORK, Aug 8 2018 (IPS)States around the world must take effective action to guarantee the human rights of indigenous peoples, says a group of UN experts. In a joint statement marking International day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the experts say it is crucial that the rights of indigenous peoples are realised when they migrate or are displaced from their lands: “In many parts of the world, i...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UN experts on Indigenous Peoples Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Education Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations International Day of the World's Indig Source Type: news

Study gives North Carolina poor marks for health care
Health-care costs take up a substantial portion of personal income, and annual bills can take up nearly one-fifth of one ’s salary, depending on the state, insurer and occupation, according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and U.S. Census Bureau. And North Carolina fares worse than others when it comes to medical coverage and costs, according to a new report. A recent WalletHub study ran ked North Carolina as the fifth-worst state for health care. North Carolina was… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 8, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Harrison Miller Source Type: news

Inferior university pension plans must not become the norm
Support staff at two leading universities are facing damaging pension shake-ups, UNISON said today (Wednesday). The changes proposed by The University of Manchester and Staffordshire University will mostly affect low-paid female staff such as cleaners, catering staff, and administrators. At The University of Manchester, over 4,000 employees face having their pensions cut by 20%. The proposals would also mean that for those already enrolled in the scheme, instead of receiving a pension based on their final salary, as is currently the case, staff would have their pensions calculated on a ‘career-average’ basis. S...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Christina McAnea Pension pensions retirement university Source Type: news

Inferior university pension plans must not become the norm, says UNISON
Support staff at two leading universities are facing damaging pension shake-ups, UNISON said today (Wednesday). The changes proposed by The University of Manchester and Staffordshire University will mostly affect low-paid female staff such as cleaners, catering staff, and administrators. At The University of Manchester, over 4,000 employees face having their pensions cut by 20%. The proposals would also mean that for those already enrolled in the scheme, instead of receiving a pension based on their final salary, as is currently the case, staff would have their pensions calculated on a ‘career-average’ basis. S...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - August 8, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Christina McAnea Pension pensions retirement university Source Type: news

Study gives North Carolina poor marks for health care
Health care costs take up a substantial portion of personal income, annual bills can take up nearly one-fifth of one ’s salary, depending on the state, insurer and occupation, according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and U.S. Census Bureau.   And North Carolina fares worse than others when it comes to medical coverage and costs, according to a new report. A recent WalletHub study r anked North Carolina as the fifth-worst state for health care when it comes to the cost… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Harrison Miller Source Type: news

Study gives North Carolina poor marks for health care
Health care costs take up a substantial portion of personal income, annual bills can take up nearly one-fifth of one ’s salary, depending on the state, insurer and occupation, according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and U.S. Census Bureau.   And North Carolina fares worse than others when it comes to medical coverage and costs, according to a new report. A recent WalletHub study r anked North Carolina as the fifth-worst state for health care when it comes to the cost… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Harrison Miller Source Type: news

Why Boston and central Texas have so many of the best-paying companies in the U.S., and where is Pittsburgh missing out?
Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers. But to find the companies that pay people the best, you're better off looking far afield to the cobblestoned streets of Boston or energy-rich plains of central Texas. A Business Journals analysis of more than 600 publicly traded companies found Massachusetts and Texas as homes to a disproportionate number of the highest paying companies in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Why Boston has so many of the best-paying companies in the U.S.
Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers. But to find the companies that pay people the best, you're better off looking east to the cobblestoned streets of Boston. A Business Journals analysis of more than 600 publicly traded companies found that Massachusetts and Texas are home to a disproportionate number of the highest paying companies in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the highest compensation for median workers,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Why Boston has so many of the best-paying companies in the U.S.
Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers. But to find the companies that pay people the best, you're better off looking east to the biotech cluster of Boston and Cambridge. A Business Journals analysis of more than 600 publicly traded companies found that Massachusetts and Texas are home to a disproportionate number of the highest paying companies in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the highest compensation for median… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

Seattle EMTs Demand Better Pay as City's Contract with AMR Ends
SEATTLE (KOMO)– When people need medical transport in Seattle, it’s usually American Medical Response (AMR) that does it. But with the company’s seven-year contract with the city coming to an end, workers are asking for better wages. “Because contrary to popular belief, we are not paid like our brothers and sisters in the fire service,” EMT John Moore said. AMR employees say their wages start at just over $15 an hour, which is slightly above Seattle’s minimum wage, but far lower than their counterparts in similar areas throughout the country, like the Bay Area. Employees are now asking f...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - August 4, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mitch Pittman (KOMONews) Tags: News News Videos Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Seattle EMTs Demand Better Pay as City's Contract with AMR Ends
SEATTLE (KOMO)– When people need medical transport in Seattle, it’s usually American Medical Response (AMR) that does it. But with the company’s seven-year contract with the city coming to an end, workers are asking for better wages. “Because contrary to popular belief, we are not paid like our brothers and sisters in the fire service,” EMT John Moore said. AMR employees say their wages start at just over $15 an hour, which is slightly above Seattle’s minimum wage, but far lower than their counterparts in similar areas throughout the country, like the Bay Area. Employees are now asking f...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 4, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mitch Pittman (KOMONews) Tags: News News Videos Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Why Boston and central Texas have so many of the best-paying companies in the U.S. Here's where other cities are missing out.
Silicon Valley gets plenty of press for its frothy job market and hefty salaries for high-skilled workers. But to find the companies that pay people the best, you're better off looking far afield to the cobblestoned streets of Boston or energy-rich plains of central Texas. A Business Journals analysis of more than 600 publicly traded companies found Massachusetts and Texas as homes to a disproportionate number of the highest paying companies in the country. In fact, of the 25 companies with the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

As States Ease Hurdles To Physician Assistants, Salaries Eclipse $100K
Physician Assistant salaries rose nearly 3% to $105,000 last year from $102,000 in 2016 as states lift restrictions, The American Academy of PAs says. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:HUM NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET NYSE:CI Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Medical Terminology Manager - flexible location
Specifications:  Part Time (0.6 FTE) 12 Months Fixed Term ContractSalary: CompetitiveLocation: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 31/08/2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Medical Terminology Manager to make a difference in the field of health care research.  As part of the Cochrane Linked Data team you will have a lead role in developing and maintaining the Cochrane Vocabulary, which includes managing and implementing policies regarding purpose, scope, requirements, concept models, hierarchies and terms for the Cochrane Vocabulary.You will manage and deliver the quality validation...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Northamptonshire County Council plans are going too far, warns UNISON
Plans by Northamptonshire County Council to announce yet more cuts and closures to services will leave the most vulnerable people in the county with nowhere to turn, says UNISON today (Wednesday). The Council, which effectively went bankrupt earlier this year, has called an emergency meeting this evening.  At this, it’s likely councillors will announce cuts that could leave services in breach of the legal minimum local authorities must provide, or be closed altogether. There are fears too, says UNISON, that councillors could be gearing up to announce huge cuts to the wages of council employees. UNISON branch sec...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - August 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Press release East Midlands local government local government cuts Source Type: news

Gender Pay Gap Persists for Doctors, Especially in Maryland Gender Pay Gap Persists for Doctors, Especially in Maryland
In Maryland, male physicians make 50% more, a survey shows, even though starting salaries are the same. Pay gaps persist even when comparing the same number of hours worked in the same specialty.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

The EMN Salary Survey: Can Money Buy Happiness? No, but It Sure Helps
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - August 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: The EMN Salary Survey Source Type: news

Are radiologists getting paid less for working harder?
A new survey of radiologist compensation and productivity found that median...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology residents run in middle of salary pack Radiologists land on list of highest-paid doctors Report: Average radiologist salary tops $400K What states are best for practicing medicine? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nigeria:El-Rufai Urged to Address Perpetual Shortfall in Doctors' Salaries
[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Kaduna state chapter of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on Governor Nasir El-Rufai to correct the perpetual shortfall in salaries of doctors in the state. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news