Mental Health

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Jul 17, 2016

Heavily pregnant mental health patient 'pinned to the floor' in NHS Trust

Multiple mainstream media outlets including BBC News, Daily Mail and Metro have this week reported that Central and North West London NHS Trust has launched an investigation after an eight month...

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Care Home

Sep 9, 2013

Aggression Against Social Care Staff - What Are The Reasons?

Following its comprehensive survey on violence against social care workers, Community Care takes a deeper look at the reasons for aggression towards social care staff. The survey found that 80% of...

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NHS Nurses

Jun 19, 2013

One Assault Per Day on Sussex Hospital Staff

According to the Argus, at least one hospital worker a day in Sussex faces physical attacks or verbal assaults from patients and relatives while at work. Frontline staff have reported hundreds of...

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Education

Mar 28, 2013

Survey Reveals Increase in Disruptive Pupil Behaviour

Results of an Association of Teachers and Lecturers' (ATL) survey show the majority of education staff say there has been a rise in the number of children with emotional, behavioural or mental...

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Care

Mar 11, 2013

Disabled Employees More Likely to be Attacked and Injured at Work

The Disability News Service reports that disabled employees are more than twice as likely to be attacked and injured at work as non-disabled members of staff, according to researchers. People with...

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The News

Jan 23, 2013

Safeguarding Children: Report Calls for Special Measures

BBC News follows up on a story that first came to light in June 2009 with a complaint about children being locked in a padded room with no light or ventilation at the Pupik Referral Unit in...

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Dec 5, 2012

Violence Against NHS Staff – Do the Figures Tell the Whole Story?

Is 59,744* a large number of physical assaults considering the close proximity in which NHS staff are required to work in order to care for and support patients? The NHS Protect Violence Against...

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Care Home

Nov 8, 2012

One Million Volunteers to Become 'Dementia Friends'

David Cameron had today announced measures to boost early diagnosis of dementia, make care homes better suited to needs of sufferers, and increase public awareness. Dementia and other clinical or...

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Jul 10, 2012

Implementing Maybo Training - Our guest interview

Security Operational Manager for Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Simon Whitehorn, takes time out of his busy schedule to speak to us about his personal experience of using...

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May 19, 2012

Conference update from Maybo's lead care specialist

Maybo's training specialist, mental health nurse Steve Hunt, has been out and about learning from the experts at two high profile care events. He attended the Positive Behaviour Intervention...

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