How did women get a job in the NHS?
During the war they had occupied the posts of men who were serving in the armed forces; when these men returned (along with others who had not previously worked in the NHS) they benefitted from programmes providing work and compensating for missing out on university education. These programmes often gave these men priority over women in employment.
What happens if you fail NHS test and trace?
If you know that a worker has been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace, it is your legal duty to not allow them to come into work or work anywhere other than where they are self-isolating (usually, their home) for their full self-isolation period. Failure to do so could result in your firm facing a fine, starting from £1,000.
Who was the first female doctor in the UK?
Another early female medic, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson – the first woman to openly qualify in Britain as a physician and surgeon, was awarded a degree in 1865, but soon after the Society of Apothecaries changed the rules preventing any more women registering to study.
Why is it important for employers to support NHS test and trace?
This guidance explains how employers and businesses can support NHS Test and Trace and play their part to slow the spread of the virus, protect the health and care system and save lives. It’s critical that employers take steps to keep workers and visitors safe.
Why are so many NHS staff afraid to speak out?
Many of the NHS’s 1.7 million staff can see what’s wrong with the service, but are afraid to speak out. As the Francis inquiry concluded, this lack of candour has become one of the most serious problems facing British healthcare. Even discussing NHS failures in private can be risky.
What did Francis report on Stafford Hospital say?
The Francis inquiry into the scandal at Stafford Hospital had just published its report, reminding doctors of their ‘duty of candour’. Thomas interpreted that to mean that health professionals ‘should feel supported and protected should they ever need to speak out.’
Why was Joseph Meirion Thomas silenced by the NHS?
Almost two years ago, a cancer surgeon named Joseph Meirion Thomas decided that he could no longer keep quiet about what he regarded as a major abuse of the NHS. The Francis inquiry into the scandal at Stafford Hospital had just published its report, reminding doctors of their ‘duty of candour’.
Is it true that my husband is texting a female colleague?
I recently discovered that my husband and a female colleague of his have a texting streak going back as far as 2016. I found this out when I saw his phone. While there’s nothing sexual in their messages, and he assures me they are only friends, I have repeatedly expressed my displeasure and discomfort about the situation.