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health and safety at work

COVID-19 reveals the state of health and safety at work

European Trade Union Institute’s Marian Schaapman explains how COVID-19 reveals the state of health and safety in the workplace.
protect people

How can we protect people from air pollution?

Sarah Woolnough, Chief Executive of Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation, discusses the UK’s toxic air crisis, the invisible threat of air pollution, and outlines how policymakers must protect people’s health and create a fairer, healthier society.
COVID ventilation

How to control the cost of COVID ventilation

Julian Grant, of Chauvin Arnoux, shares some helpful suggestions on how to control heat loss and higher energy bills as a result of increased COVID ventilation.
vaccine passports

Preventing fraud in vaccine passports

Jenn Markey, Product Marketing Director for Identity, Entrust, discusses the core requirements of a ‘digital immunity passport’ both from an ethics and practicality perspective.
digital therapies

Digital Therapies: How have digital mental health treatments evolved?

Rosie Copland-Mann, Creative Strategist at Rehab, discusses how digital therapies for mental health treatment has evolved, with a special focus on COVID-19.
Emergency relief

Humanitarian sector & COVID:19: Emergency relief

Fatima Katergi, Senior Programmes Officer and Abid Shah UK Programmes Manager at Human Appeal, describes the role of the humanitarian sector concerning emergency relief in a pandemic which is more difficult, but certainly more necessary.
dental industry

Italian approach to COVID-19: Dental industry perspective

Dr Ferruccio Berto, National Vice President and NLO for Foreign Affairs of the National Association of Italian Dentists, provides a dental industry perspective on the Italian approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.
obesity and COVID-19

What do we know about obesity and COVID-19?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, highlights the possible reasons why being obese affects the risk of COVID-19 infection.
Care home residents

Care home residents will be allowed one visitor from today

As part of the government's roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions, care home residents will be allowed one indoor visitor from the 8th of March.
hospital-acquired infections

Recurring hospital-acquired infections: Focus now on COVID-19 – The LumiBio Solution

Andrew Metcalfe, Biotech Specialist at LumiBio discusses the persistent problem of hospital-acquired infections, and why now is the time to focus on reducing COVID- 19 transmission in clinical settings using the LumiBio solution.
immune system response

Study explores COVID vaccine response in patients with impaired immune systems

A new UK study will examine the immune systems response to COVID-19 vaccinations in patients with immunosuppressed conditions
EU research

Horizon Europe: EU research & innovation

Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, describes Horizon Europe and scaling up high-impact and breakthrough research & innovation.

COVID-19 and diabetes telehealth

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic is the scenario for testing and demonstrating the successful implementation of diabetes telehealth platforms.
lockdown grants

What support is available to businesses not eligible for new lockdown grants?

Michael Foote, Director of Quote Goat, discusses what financial support is available for businesses that aren't eligible for the government's new lockdown grants, including the Self Employed Income Support Scheme.
elective care

How technology can transform the elective care challenge

Karina Malhotra, founder and MD, Acumentice, explores how technology is being used to solve the elective care conundrum and to what extent emerging tech can make a credible difference on the front line.
COVID-19 in pregnancy

COVID-19 in pregnancy not linked with stillbirth or early neonatal death

According to a new study, COVID-19 infection in pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth or early neonatal death but it may increase the risk of pre-term birth.
digital innovation in 2021

COVID-19 has finally turned the tide on digital transformation

Ritam Gandhi, Founder and Director, Studio Graphene, discusses how and why large businesses are preparing to lead the charge when it comes to digital innovation in 2021.
school safety

Back to school: Making school safety a priority with smart technology

Smarter Technologies examine how smart technology can assist facilities managers and headteachers in making school environments as safe as possible.
infection prevention and control (IPC)

COVID-19 update: Vaccinations & infection prevention and control (IPC)

Ruth Smith CEO of Active Care Group and its Christchurch Group division discusses the new highly virulent variant of COVID, vaccinations, and infection prevention and control (IPC).
been vaccinated

Can employers only hire new workers who have been vaccinated?

Alan Price, employment law expert and CEO at BrightHR, offers his advice on whether employers can only hire new workers who have been vaccinated.

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