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Whether back in the office or still at home, using screens in poorly designed workstation or working environments poses health risks that can be avoided. Jon Herbert provides a reminder of employers’ duties.
Childhood obesity has become a key health concern over recent years, particularly in relation to primary school aged children. Kate Goulson considers this sensitive subject and how it impacts upon children, parents and schools.
A twelve-week public consultation on a draft Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) Code of Practice (CoP) is imminent. The response to this will be the next step towards finalising detail on how the health and social care sectors will implement a new LPS scheme, which is set to replace the existing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) from April next year. Christine Grey looks at the next steps and the implications for care services.
The risks from Covid-19 are still very much present in the workplace and it is important to remember that employers have a duty of care towards their employees to protect the health and safety of their workforce. This information is being continually checked and updated.
Revisions to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework now require childcare settings to do more to promote oral health for children. Rebecca Fisk explores the key role that early years providers play in sharing public health messages with children and parents about their oral health.