Vaccines Save Lives
Before a vaccine was introduced in the 1950s, epidemics would result in up to 7,760 cases of paralytic polio in the UK each year, with up to 750 deaths.
Returning to normal life
Returning to normal life in the midst of a continuing pandemic. Over the last 6 months, many people have spent a lot more time indoors than normal
October sees the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England – this 28-day stop smoking challenge has driven
Avoid the 3 C’s
Recent updates from the World Health Organisation highlight that the demographic of people who are becoming infected with COVID-19 is younger than it was before.
The Impact on Horology
Coronavirus is having ripple effects beyond its upending of daily life. I am sure that also we at ‘Watch & Bullion’ will be seeing a big hit.
‘STAY AT HOME’ has been the repeated message at the daily government press conferences since the COVID-19 scare arrived at our front door.
¿Preocupado por el asma y las alergias en tiempos de la COVID-19?
La temporada de alergias está causándoles congestión, accesos de tos, irritación en los ojos y otros síntomas clásicos…
The Government is pleased to announce that the important work to deliver the contact tracing App
10 Lessons Gibraltar has learnt
In light of the current crisis, and to help us all get through these challenging times, we decided to bring back our ever-popular newsletter – The Beneficiary- after 101 issues. Enjoy this special issue!
The Contact Tracing Bureau
Contact Tracing is a fundamental part of outbreak control used by public health professionals.
COVID-19 – Air conditioning at work
Thank you for trying to keep our community and your workforce safe and healthy! There are various resources that may be downloaded or used for the workplace on this page. With the spread of COVID-19 businesses and workplaces should encourage their employees to work from home, wherever possible. This is particularly important for vulnerable employees [see bottom of page]. If someone becomes unwell in the workplace with flu type symptoms, they should be sent home and advised to contact 111. In terms of general guidance, it is good practice for employers to: Keep everyone updated on actions being taken to reduce risks of exposure in the workplace. Make sure everyone’s contact numbers and emergency contact details are up to date. Ensure managers know how to spot symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) and are clear on any relevant processes, for example sickness reporting and sick pay, and procedures in case someone in the workplace is potentially infected and needs to take the appropriate action. Make sure there are places to wash hands, either with soap and water and/or 70% alcohol hand sanitizer, and encourage everyone to do so regularly. Make sure that shared spaces in the workplace have good air flow, opening […]