Author Archives: AndrewJames

Dementia Risk Now Included as Part of NHS Health Check

Adding the dementia element to the NHS Health Check programme will enable healthcare professionals to talk to their patients about how they can reduce their dementia risk, such as by maintaining their social life, keeping mentally and physically active and … Continue reading

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Walking to Work Could Cut Risk of Dying from Heart Disease

Leaving the car at home and walking to work could cut the risk of dying from heart disease and stroke by almost a third, according to new research from Cambridge University. A study by academics from Cambridge University found workers … Continue reading

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Tesco Fined £1.6m After Pedestrian Crushed Against Loading Bay

Supermarket chain Tesco has been fined £1.6m following a prosecution brought by Ealing Council. The supermarket chain pleaded guilty to two health and safety offences, dating from August 2014 when a Tesco driver reversed into a member of the public … Continue reading

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Survey Says Mental Health Conditions and Stress on the Up

Reported levels of “presenteeism” – or turning up for work while unwell or injured – have more than tripled since 2010, according to a survey of more than 1000 employers carried out by the CIPD and health insurance group Simplyhealth. … Continue reading

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DHL Fined £2m Over Worker’s Death

Logistics company DHL has been fined £2 million over the death of a worker at one of its depots. Krzysztof Sontowski, 36, died after he was crushed by a reversing lorry at the site in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, in February … Continue reading

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Currency Stolen from Tamworth Business

Over £3,000 in British and foreign currency has been stolen from a scaffolding business in Tamworth. The commercial burglary happened at Haki Scaffolding in Magnus at around 5.45pm on Friday 16 February.  Two men gained access to the premises and … Continue reading

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