Articles for the Month of October 2015

Jayne Dowle: We use, abuse and lose junior doctors at our peril

Jayne Dowle: We use, abuse and lose junior doctors at our danger

A major report by the General Medical Council suggests that the variety of British medical professionals applying for a certificate to work abroad has risen by a fifth since 2008. The GMC cautions that an estimated 3,000 medics every year now wish to leave, with Australia …
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The Seattle Medium’s 2015 General Election Political Endorsements

This legislature enforced, without a vote of individuals, the marijuana excise tax on medical marijuana sales … all as offered in Regulation 18087: The King County Council passed Ordinance No. 18088 concerning financing to enhance well-being of children …
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Better surrogacy laws required, not bans: Doctors

MUMBAI: A day after the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR … Dr Nandita Palshetkar, secretary general of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR), said surrogacy ought to at least be enabled non-resident Indians and Persons of Indian …
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Italian doctor prohibited in UK over bad English

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the General Medical Council (GMC), the UK medical regulatory authority, told the BBC: “This doctor needs to not be able to practice in the UK once more till he can show he is able to communicate efficiently.”
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Council amends earnings tax regulation– hesitantly

The Ohio General Assembly in December 2014 enacted … p.m. and Sunday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. – Council passed a resolution licensing the city to provide fire and emergency situation medical service to location townships in 2016.
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Polish heart medical professional first to be struck off for poor English ‘which put clients at danger'

' ended up being the first medic in the UK to be struck off since the General Medical Council (GMC) was provided power to make physicians sit an English test if there were “severe concerns”. The powers entered into force in April last year following the case of Nigerian …
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Get Ready to “Fall Back”

Prepare to “Fall Back”

Gain an extra hour on Sunday! This year, daytime conserving time ends at 2 a.m. on November 1. With Halloween the night before, most people will be acquiring an extra hour of sleep or extending the celebrations further into the night. But the twice-yearly time modification at 2 a.m. generates concerns about how to calculate hours worked in the spring when the clock is set forward and employees “lose” an hour and in the fall when the clock is set back and staff members “gain” an hour. For those employers with workers who work the graveyard shift, fall back means possible problem for determining employees’ hours worked for the graveyard shift. A common graveyard shift begins at 11 p.m. and finishes at 7:30 a.m., for an overall of eight work hours plus a half-hour lunch. Unless an employer makes use of an electronic time clock that adjusts for daylight-saving time changes, staff members might not be paid correctly. Staff members have to be paid for actual hours worked, no matter …
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Readying for Compliance with California’s New Fair Pay Act

When California’s Fair Pay Act goes into effect January 1, 2016, the state’s companies will be subject to the strictest equivalent pay law in the nation. The new law is part of an enhanced effort on both the federal and state levels to guarantee equivalent pay between men and women, across the county. Recently, both the U.S. Department of Labor and the united state Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have made pay difference a top enforcement goal. California’s Fair Pay Act, which changes the state’s equal pay act, has been called “the nation’s most aggressive attempt yet to close the salary space” due to the fact that it includes substantial provisions that might position employers at a higher risk of equal pay claims. Previously, an employee needed to show that s/he was being paid less than an opposite sex classmate who was performing “equal work”; but the law now requires the employee to show that the coworkers performed “significantly similar …
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Piece Rate in a Pickle: California Gets More Peculiar Still

Authored by David D. Kadue, Kerry McCoy Friedrichs and Colleen ReganThe California Legislature appears intent on ending piece-rate pay as we have known it. A law reliable January 1, 2016, surpasses the formerly discussed Bluford and Gonzalez choices to mandate that staff members who make piece-rate salaries be paid a special, different rate for rest and recovery durations, along with for all “other non-productive time.” Further, that rate will need special calculation and the itemized wage statement need to report additional info (variety of hours of each activity and the corresponding rates of pay). But do not take our word for it. Read it and weep here.See Original Short article Top 3 Excuses Employers Use to Fire Worker Our firm receives dozens of calls weekly from people who were ended from their task. Whenever people call we always ask,”Why did your company fire you?”While we receive a variety of responses, we do hear a few of the exact same reasons

over and over. So I figure it would be very well to give a short description of the leading 3 excuses companies give to workers when they fire them. Here they are in no certain order. 1. At-Will Employment Basically each and every single one of our clients is told that they are being ended because they are an at-will employee and they can be fired for any factor whatsoever. This is not entirely true. Here is the reality: unless there is a contract stating otherwise, an employer might terminate an employee at any time, with or without notification, and for any lawful factor. In other words, while an at-will worker can be dealt with badly and unjustly and can basically be fired any reason, an at-will worker can not be fired for a factor that … See Initial Short article NLRB Issues Important Judgment Relating to “Joint Employers “The National Labor Relations Act(NLRA ), 29 U.S.C. § 151 et seq., safeguards the rights of private-sector workers to organize into unions, to participate in collective bargaining, and to take collective action when required. The law normally supplies workers with a reason for action versustheir companies for offenses of

significantly particular needs concerning the contents of their policies and conduct of adjudications in this location. From my point of view as

a lawyer whose most regular involvement in such school proceedings is as an advocate for implicated students and faculty, it often seems that the laws that govern in this location are ending up being increasingly complicated and yet no much better able to deal successfully or appropriately with the intricacy of genuine human relationships and interactions. I securely share the goal of decreasing sexual assault on college campuses and in other places, but think that legislation must be thoroughly assessed with an eye … See Original Short article

The other side of the coin on the appropriate response to harassment

The opposite of the coin on the proper response to harassment

Last week I talked about the importance of a prompt and reliable remedial response by an employer to a staff member’s harassment grievance. Today, I analyze the other side of the coin– what happens when an employer does not take proactive steps to remove harassment from the workplace. The accusations of sexual harassment in Ellis v. Jungle Jim’s Market (Ohio Ct. App. 10/13/15) [pdf] are pretty egregious. Amongst the worst were Dana Ellis’s supervisor unzipping his pants and asking her to take a look, telling her he wished to “bend [her] over and BF” her, sticking out his tongue and mimicing licking her, and asking her what positions she likes to have sex in, if she suches as foreplay, and if she swallows. While those allegations are bad, the company’s response were worse. When Ellis’s colleagues grumbled to the store manager, Cathy Dick (truly her name), about the harassment, she just provided the manager a caution and kept …
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Walter Scott family reaches $6.5 M settlement with city

(Image: South Carolina Police Department) The family of Walter Scott, a black South Carolina guy shot and eliminated by a law enforcement officer who is now dealing with murder charges, has reached a $6.5 million settlement with city authorities. The North Charleston …
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Cases– September 6th through 12th

Discrimination & Retaliation * Arabalo v. City of Denver (10th Cir., September 9, 2015) (affirming district court’s dismissal of Arabalo’s hostile-work-environment claim for failure to exhaust her management remedies and summary judgment in favor of Denver)Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful TerminationTeufel v. Department of the Army (10th Cir., September 9, 2015) (dismissing for absence of jurisdiction)* Cases marked with an asterisk are cases the 10th Circuit does not consider binding precedent other than under the teachings of law of the case, res judicata, or security estoppel. They may be pointed out, nevertheless, for convincing value under Fed. R. App. P. 32.1 and 10th Cir. R. 32.1.
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Pittsburgh Rakes Ahead with Paid Sick Leave Regardless of Suit

In August, the Pittsburgh City Council passed a paid sick leave ordinance that will need employers with 15 or more staff members to supply up to 40 hours of paid authorized leave. Companies with less than 15 staff members will be needed to supply approximately 24 Hr of unpaid ill time for the very first year. After that, small companies will need to offer as much as 1 Day of paid leave. The Regulation states that the law will be effective 90 days from the date policies and the needed notices are released. Before the law even had a reliable date, numerous business groups submitted a claim challenging the Council’s power to enact the Ordinance. The legal difficulty is postulated on the fact that Pittsburgh is developed pursuant to a home guideline charter. The groups declare that there is a home guideline law that restricts cities formed under house guideline charters from passing laws related to employment. Not to be deterred, the City Controller released the required posters …
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Bombardier lacking choices as family resists pressure to decrease control

The sources said for Bombardier to convince financiers to offer more capital, the Bombardier-Beaudoin family will probably need to reduce … manufacturing through acquisitions made by his son-in-law Laurent Beaudoin. The company recently failed to …
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Danny Meyer Shaking Up Restaurant Industry With No Tipping Policy

Danny Meyer, commonly acknowledged as New york city City’s lead restaurateur, has developed a no tipping policy at his restaurants. Louis Pechman, founder of waiterpay.com, talked with Eyewitness News ABC 7 about the effects of this policy modification on dining establishment workers.See Initial
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Coldwell Banker Commercial Marks Entrance into London with New Franchise Affiliation London

Coldwell Banker Commercial Marks Entryway into London with New Franchise Association London

Chris Palmer will act as chairman of the independently possessed and operated firm, Coldwell Banker Commercial London, and is joined by partners …
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Federation of Small Businesses sends out desire list to London mayoral hopefuls

After polling nearly 7,000 small companies in London on their most significant issues for City Hall, the FSB found that over half said that business property …
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PBOC'' s London Costs Sale Said to Be Marketed at About 3.3 % Yield

Individuals'' s Bank of China is assisting cement London'' s supremacy of yuan trading in Europe by conducting its very first abroad financial obligation sale in the city, …
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Ladies of London'' s Marissa Hermer Shares a Toffee Pudding Recipe Liked By Prince William and …

When Marissa Hermer isn'' t drinking tea or warding off her fellow Ladies of London costars, she'' s whipping up recipes fit for a king– a future king, that …
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London could get nightlife mayor

London might get its own nighttime mayor– a function developed to promote the benefits of the city'' s nightlife at the highest levels of government.See Initial Short article House Rates Struck Record High But London Cools The image is a little bleaker in London with a few of the higher value areas experiencing falling rates as the fallout from George Osborne ' s stamp … See Original Short article

NHS Grampian whistleblower cleared over bullying claims

NHS Grampian whistleblower cleared over bullying claims

An NHS whistleblower who was accused of bullying after he spoke up about patient security has been cleared of all accusations by the General Medical Council (GMC). Cosmetic surgeon Malcolm Loudon composed to health secretary Alex Neil before leaving his job at Aberdeen …
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National Academy of Medicine elects leaders in cancer and transmittable illness

He previously functioned as a member of the ACS Prostate Cancer Committee, co-chaired the U.S. Surgeon General’s Task Force on Cancer … the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute unit in Malawi, the Medical Research Council in Gambia, and the Kenya Medical …
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Council to discuss medical pot ordinance on Nov. 10

“I’m not against medical marijuana. I just do not believe that type of operation belongs in a city.” Warren City Council President Cecil St. Pierre … The mayor has instead mentioned general issues about a number of locations. Greiner previously …
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India Reveals New Guidelines for Scientific Research Involving Children

The practical guidelines from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) set out general concepts that can be applied in many situations to cover the ethical and legal problems that scientists have to consider when performing biomedical research in …
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Sandy Springs council delays Pill Hill real estate, concerns bonds

A questionable Pill Hill apartment or condo strategy was deferred again by Sandy Springs City Council Oct … with a recent United States specialist general’s report. He stated North American produced a comparable project near Vanderbilt University’s medical center in Nashville …
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Council takes input on budget plan

The city of Arlington is considering a 1 percent boost on it’s property tax levy for Introduction Medical Solutions (EMS), but no increase on the basic fund home … 26 budget plan retreat when council and personnel met for a few hours on a Saturday morning.See Original
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Tisdel best choice for Snohomish County Council

Tisdel best option for Snohomish County Council

which sends the top two candidates garnering votes in the primary to the basic election, no matter party affiliation, implies that two Democrats are running versus each other for both county executive and Position 2 of the County Council, which …
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EU Contract on a General Method on the Medical Gadgets Plan

On October 5, 2015, after 3 years of continued conversations and settlements on the modernization of EU medical devices and IVD guidelines, the Council of Ministers of the EU nations (“the Council”) settled on a complete General Approach on the review of …
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Jersey might deal with GP scarcity within 10 years, alerts physician

He included that he was waiting for a reply from the General Medical Council, which he composed to in July, asking them to redress the issue. On the other hand, Island GP, Dr Nigel Stevens, stated the Island was struggling to recruit new medical professionals due to the fact that it was an …
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Expanding function of UN Workplace in Somalia will require increased investment, Security Council told

Medical support infrastructure would be extended on a limited … While the Secretariat would do its part, crucial assistance would have to come from the Council, the General Assembly, Member States and the African Union. A three-month strategic evaluation …
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Antioch Council authorizes appeal of Car Center owner, rejects college in AAA building; allocates Measure C funds for public safety, code enforcement

Stacey Orozco, director and owner of the Contra Costa Medical Profession College, likewise spoke before the Council at Tuesday night’s conference … budgeted Community Service Officers; two additional General Laborer positions to the Code Enforcement Spending plan …
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Jobs fair to discuss the best ways to stop medical ‘brain drain’

Medical Council president; and Col Gerald Kerr of the Irish Defence Forces. IMCF 2015 will see profession workshops and seminars covering CV writing, interview abilities, tension management, and general career planning run together with a major exhibition of …
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Creighton calls for Michael Lowry to be kept out of next government

Creighton calls for Michael Lowry to be kept out of next government

Mr Barrett stated he was not permitting the deputy to “have a go or a pop at individuals who are not here to address or till we understand the complete truths”. 1 Camerawoman plans to take legal action against refugee she was shot kicking
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Valeant is about to hold the most extreme financier call in years– here are the concerns they should answer

J. Michael Pearson, Chairman of the board and Ceo of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Not since the financial crisis has a multi-billion company seen its fortunes change as rapidly as Valeant Pharmaceuticals. In the past week, questions have …
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Catholic bishops supported Pope Francis’ require more merciful, less judgemental church

The document was the conclusion of a two-year procedure introduced by Francis to put in practice his call for a church that is more a … That was targeted at addressing a complaint by generations of Catholics who have been denied the sacraments because …
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Bishops back require merciful church

The document is the conclusion of a two-year process started by Francis to put in practice his call for a church that is more a … That was focuseded on answering a grievance by generations of Catholics who have been denied the sacraments because they …
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NYPD 911 operator busted for making phony emergency calls, made use of to pester former property manager

Brunot made her first faux 911 contact Sept. 13, authorities stated … She was offered a desk look ticket and was anticipated to answer the charges in court within a few weeks, authorities stated. Brunot couldn’t be reached for comment Friday.See Original Short article 1823 staff response public service call All ears: Dave Choi recognises that every call is special after a female attempted suicide while lodging a complaint. Numbers up: The hotline uses 400 frontline staff and manages up to 13,000 calls daily. Help wanted: Ricky Cheung expects more … See Initial Short article

Cop Not Facing Charges After Helping His Brother Get Rid of Murdered Girlfriend’s Body

Police officer Not Facing Charges After Assisting His Brother Do away with Murdered Partner’s Body

“Why would your trunk appear like a Smurf if they sprayed it? Why would it fluoresce?” one investigator asked Nick. “It illuminated like Chernobyl,” he added. “I do not have any concept. There shouldn’t be any bodily fluids in the trunk,” Nick replie
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Cops: Witnesses required in Manayunk bar assault (with video)

Philadelphia authorities have images of potential witnesses and ask that if they acknowledge themselves to get in touch with Northwest Detective Division at 215-686-3353/ 3354. MANAYUNK >> Authorities are asking you to come forward if you saw a criminal offense earlier this month.See Original Post Breaking News: Lady found dead at bottom of pool at Beaumont home; Detective on the scene BEAUMONT-Authorities say a woman was discovered dead at the bottom of a pool at a Beaumont house. A Beaumont cops detective is now at the scene of the house in the 5700 block of Longwood to continue the investigation tonight(Saturday). Stay with Fox … See Original Short article

A Medical Investigator Story: Why Doctors Make Diagnostic Errors Physician and researcher Hardeep Singh

probes among the most vexing concerns in medicine: diagnostic mistakes. As chief of health policy, quality and informatics at Houston’s Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and an associate professor of medicine at … See Initial Article Detectives Making use of Surveillance Photo to Track Man
Who Used Stolen Card The

Carson City Constable’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in determining the male.

Anybody with information is asked to get in touch with the Carson City Sheriff’s Office at 887-2500 or Detective Sam Hatley at 283-7852. See Original Short article Detective Lewis is following the grubby hints to cult death Anyone with a phobia of maggots or consuming macaroni for their tea might want to look away when Hathaway and Lewis discover their first victim. The body, found half-buried in a wood and hastily covered with autumnal leaves, has an entire heap of the twitching … See Original Short article

In re Acknowledgment Cases: Court Addresses Reimbursement of Police Training Costs

In re Acknowledgment Cases: Court Addresses Reimbursement of Police Training Costs

A fast word on In re Acknowledgment Cases (8/12/15, pub. 8/31/15)– Cal.App.4 th–, in which the Court of Appeal held as follows: Los Angeles Administrative Code section 4.1700 needs policeman employed by the LAPD to compensate the city for particular training costs if they quit within 5 years of college graduation and go to work for another law enforcement agency within one year after giving up. The city needs LAPD hires to sign an “acknowledgment,” mentioning that they will reimburse the city as specified in section 4.1700. Labor Code section 2802 needs an employer to reimburse an employee for “all needed expenses or losses sustained by the staff member in direct effect of the discharge of his/her duties.” Where a statute or ordinance requires a staff member to have a license, the worker should pay of the license. Nevertheless, where the law does not need the license, but the employer itself requires either training or licensure, the …
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Narendra Modi is Prime Minister of India, for god'' s sake, not the daroga of Dadri!He had the

family flown to Lucknow instead … us how to regularly dismiss opposition chief ministers utilizing the flimsiest of reasons: weakening law and order?See Original Article Can I take my QDRO cash early? Addressed by a QDRO lawyer Typically retirement funds like a 401k or specified advantage pension are divided in a divorce and a QDRO(qualified domestic relations order)is signed by the judge purchasing the retirement plan administrator to divide the benefit under the regards to the decree. The ability to take funds from the retirement plan under the QDRO relies on the regards to the QDRO and

the plan rules. Some plans permit the alternate payee who has gotten funds from

the QDRO to take the cash as soon as administratively possible while other plans restrict distributions to some time in the future. The QDRO may buy that the funds can not be taken till certain conditions are satisfied even if the strategy rules would otherwise allow the alternate payee to take his/her share awarded in the divorce. This can be an actual issue if the alternate payee discovers himself or herself in a monetary bind and has an urgent have to access the funds awarded in the divorce. Choices to obtain the cash earlier than what the existing … See Original Post Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Asks Supreme Court to Review Convictions arguing that he never ever took any official action to benefit a wealthy business person who showered him and his family with more than $165,000 in presents and loans. In a petition submitted Tuesday, Mr. McDonnell’s lawyers stated he just offered”routine political … See Original Short article Avrek Law practice Supports Fundraising Campaign for Family of Victim Who Was Killed by Struck and Run Driver Avrek law practice is representing the Family of Cesar Andres Medina after a fatal hit and run, and is supporting a crowd-funding appeal on their behalf to support his liked ones. This press release was

orginally dispersed by SBWire Irvine, CA– (SBWIRE … See Initial Short article HIPAA Phase 2 Audits to Start in Early 2016, OCR States In Response to OIG Recommendations Responding to a Department of Health and Human being Solutions Office of Inspector General(OIG )report advising more powerful oversight of covered entities’compliance with the HIPAA Personal privacy Rule, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR )mentioned that in early 2016 it will introduce Phase 2 of its audit program measuring compliance with HIPAA’s personal privacy, security and breach notification requirements by covered entities and business associates. After performing a research study to evaluate OCR’s oversight of covered entities’compliance with the HIPAA Personal privacy Rule, OIG issued a report conclusion that OCR should strengthen its oversight

of covered entities and making numerous suggestions. Particularly, OIG recommended that OCR: fully implement an irreversible audit program; preserve complete paperwork of corrective action; develop a reliable technique in its case-tracking system to look for and track covered entities; establish a policy needing OCR staff to check whether covered …
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People’s budget” for 2016 waiting for council nod

Individuals’s budget” for 2016 awaiting council nod

CEBU, Philippines – Cebu Town hall’s executive department has submitted to the City Council what it calls the “individuals … million), auction sale of real estates (P150 million), general income accounts (P3.6 billion), Internal Revenue Allotment …
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Worldwide physicians group promises to deal with transgenders with regard

Earlier this year, the Council of Europe, a human rights watchdog, called on 47 countries to safeguard the rights of transgender people, eliminate medical treatments had to change legal gender and make transgender-specific healthcare accessible. In order to …
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Tougher guidelines sought for gunfight spoofs after real shooting

He said that he will provide the brand-new ordinance at a City board conference next week which all outdoor … The wounded actor, Ken Curtis, was listed in good condition Monday at Banner-University Medical Center in Tucson, healthcare facility spokeswoman Elyse Palm …
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Tuscaloosa city council program for October 20

The Tuscaloosa City board will satisfy at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers … Adopting the 22nd amendment to the Monetary 2013 General Reserve for Future Enhancement Fund. -Adopting the 34th amendment to the Fiscal 2013 Water and Sewer Reserve for …
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Madurai GH faces scarcity of nurses

According to Medical Council of India (MCI) standards … For instance, the MCI guidelines states that for every 8 in-patients in the general ward, there has to be one nurse. However, for 50 in-patients, just three nurses were available in a shift versus …
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Catastrophe Strategies Have to Consider Children, Pediatrics Group States

Also, infants and younger children require appropriately sized medical equipment and doses of medicine … a member of the AAP Catastrophe Preparedness Advisory Council, stated in the news release. “Care should be taken that the drills themselves do not cause …
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