Reactive arthritis is a condition that affects children, young people, adults, and older people. In addition to causing inflammation and joint pains, reactive arthritis has its own set of symptoms.
will examine the symptoms, causes, and possible treatments for this type of
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Every year in the UK, 1 in 3 people who suffer from a heart attack die before reaching a hospital.
Many factors contribute to this statistic, including the fact that some heart attacks are fatal regardless of any level of medical support.
proper response to heart attacks from people who are witnessing one can improve
the victim’s chance of surviving, both until emergency medical teams arrive and
in the long run. This article addresses how to identify a heart attack, and, of
course, what you should do if you do witness one.
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Microlearning brings technology and training together and is ideal for the fast paced care sector. If you don’t know what microlearning is, now would be a good time to start.
Do you find that your staff always struggle to set time aside for training?
Do they always have other priorities the day your regular provider turns up to conduct a training session on site?
Do you wish training could be at a pace your employees can manage rather than 3 hours sessions at a time?
Well, the truth is, it can be. You just need the right tools and some good old fashioned time management skills. So let’s dive right in.
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Online learning has changed dramatically over the last decade. Those who previously found it difficult to continue their education now can do so from the comfort of their own home. No longer tied to finding classes that fit around 9 to 5 work schedules, this generation of web savvy user now has access to far more material than ever before.
Thanks to the development of technology and the availability of alternative teaching platforms, further education is no longer tied to the classroom. With the number of reputable online universities and training providers increasing, everyone from single parents to retired pensioners, are now able to learn new skills 365 days of the year.
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Data protection is the protection and the legal control over access to and the use of all data stored physically and electronically. It is defined by the Data protection Act (DPA) of 1998 and was updated by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in 2018.
Confidentiality of information is a key part of maintaining dignity for those using health and social care services. The DPA requires public bodies and their data controllers to comply with a range of predefined principles.
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