MRSA Action UK, a charity that supports people affected by healthcare infections, use their 2010 General Election Manifesto video to tell us that every infection matters and how they are campaigning for a zero tolerance approach, extending government data, changes to the death certificate legislation and better education for the public.
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Our Annual General Meeting will be held in March with opportunities for members to be involved in shaping the way the Charity lobbies for improvement in our healthcare and helps to raise awareness about healthcare infections and what we can do to stay well and reduce the risks of acquiring them. Read more...
We hope that the Government and the Health Secretary will take heed of the warnings in the Chief Medical Officer’s report, and calls from Dame Sally Davies to place more emphasis on prevention of bacterial infections, and on research into the bacteria and how resistance to antimicrobials can be tackled.
With the anticipated release of the Mid-Staffordshire Public Inquiry on Wednesday it is not only expected to be critical of the underlying failings within the NHS concerning the standard of care at the Mid-Staffordshire hospital between 2005/2008, but across the NHS in general.
As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, the Deafness Cognition And Language Research Centre (DCAL) hosted an event exploring the powerful benefits of bilingualism in spoken and sign languages, for hearing and deaf people alike - benefits that reach hearing and deaf people alike.
Following the great success of the BSIA's Information Destruction Conference and Exhibition in May 2012, we are pleased to annouce that the event is returning again in June 2013. This one-day conference and exhibition is aimed at key decision makers in organisations that carry out the secure destruction of confidential material.