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More adults seeking support for alcoholic parents

More adults seeking support for alcoholic parents. Image copyright FAMILY HANDOUT - Amelia Carr with her father whose alcoholism became particularly serious when she was five The number of adults seeking help to cope with an alcoholic parent has tripled over five years, according to a leading charity. The National Association for the Children of Alcoholics took more than 23,000 calls or messages last year from over 18s, compared to 6,400 in 2013. Experts say more funding to support families and friends would help [...]

Stress Management – 5 Ways to Leave Your Work Stress at Work

Stress Management - 5 Ways to Leave Your Work Stress at Work. C.J. BURTON/GETTY IMAGES Stress Management Techniques Firaz was recently appointed CEO of a $1 billion company where he had held various roles over the past nine years. He had coveted this position for two years, but, now that he had it, Firaz was far from happy. Work was stressful in a number of ways. He felt overwhelmed by the responsibility of managing the executive leadership team, particularly because they were his peers not [...]

Significant Events Reporting – RIDDOR

Significant Events Reporting - RIDDOR. What is RIDDOR? The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulation 2013 (RIDDOR). Accidents can occur in the workplace. Workplace accidents should be placed into either of the following categories: Minor Accident Major Accident A Minor accident is when a person does not receive a serious injury from the accident which they have suffered. This person will be dealt with using the ‘in house’ protocol for minor accidents. A Major accident is when a person is seriously injured. This major accident is classified [...]

Cancer doctor shortage ‘puts care at risk’

Cancer doctor shortage 'puts care at risk' A shortage of cancer doctors will hamper the ability of the NHS to provide cutting-edge care, experts are warning. A Royal College of Radiologists census of 62 major UK cancer centres found more than 7.5% of consultant posts were vacant, with services maintained only by large amounts of overtime. It said this was unsustainable and would put treatments at risk. But the NHS said plans were in place to increase doctor numbers. Doctor training places are increasing, [...]

Publication Scheme for Dental Services

Publication Scheme for Dental Services. Practices must offer a Publication Scheme to meet the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. This act requires practices to provide a complete guide to the information they routinely make available to the public. Publicly Available Information Opening Times Arrangements for emergency care Details of access to the premises for people with disabilities Dental hygienist treatment availability Information about the care and treatment provided by the practice NHS care, Private and Denplan care Healthy eating Healthy teeth Reducing anxiety about dental care General health [...]