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Blue Light Services Join Forces to Launch North East Emergency Medical Responder Scheme

Trial Scheme A new six-month trial scheme will see North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and the four Fire and [...]
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How do you Solve a Problem Like Occupational Therapy Recruitment?

In London, the high cost of living and unaffordable housing means NHS trusts and social care services are struggling [...]

Moving with Dignity

In 2012, NHS England launched the Compassionate Care strategy. At the heart of it are the6 C’s, which are [...]
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How Well Does Calcium Intake Really Protect your Bones?

Ask anyone how to prevent bone fractures and they’re likely to answer, “Get more calcium.” Medical experts have tended [...]
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Disability and Independence: Water Therapy

Frances Leckie, editor of Independent Living, takes a look at the therapeutic benefits of water. Frances is a “DH Guru” [...]

Improving Training and Education in Patient Handling

Nurses have the highest rates of work-related back pain. Educational interventions can help prevent injury and promote understanding of [...]
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Latest occupational therapy legislation – The Care Act

Care Act, Social Services, Housing and Promoting Wellbeing The Care Act has been hailed as the biggest change in [...]
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Prevention of Falls in the Elderly

Falls, fall-related injury, and fear of falling are important public health problems in an ageing society. Falls and mobility [...]
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Role of occupational therapists essential for care homes

Occupational therapists are key professionals in a variety of settings, including care homes, according to the latest report. The [...]
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Why the UK is Great for working as an OT

More and more occupational therapists are coming from New Zealand, Australia and other destinations to work in the UK. [...]

How to Use Baths to Relieve Arthritic Pain

‘Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in the joints’*, it affects around 10 million people [...]
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