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Innovation in all Ages

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Innovation in all Ages
Companies are always thinking of new ways and ideas to target new projects and bring in interesting ideologies. One way companies address this is by having a diverse workforce in terms of age demographics. Companies that implement this into their practices are seen to utilise a wide range of skills to create a dynamic workforce. How does thinking differ across age demographics? In this vast growing technological world, young professionals are being immersed into computer savvy ideolog...
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Sky Above Treatment

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Sky Above Treatment
Every second saved is a matter of life and death when dealing with a trauma incident. Air ambulance, is therefore a vital service to reach trauma patients quickly and efficiently. This is an extremely important service in rural areas especially, as currently rural trauma patients are twice as likely to die before reaching the hospital than inner city casualties. New initiatives are being brought in to improve our air ambulance services so that casualties can get on board treatment before reac...
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Save The Blood

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Save The Blood
Blood. It provides us with life, defines us and without the right amount our vital organs start shutting down. On average the NHS need 1.6 million pints of blood every year. In England alone 6000 donations are needed in just one day to fulfil patient demand.  Blood banks are therefore  in constant struggle to have efficient blood supplies, resulting in the Give Blood Foundation, continuously screaming out for healthy individuals to donate. Unneeded blood can trigger a rejection ...
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How are Trauma Accidents Killing the UKs Economic Future?

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8000 deaths a year in the UK are a result of trauma accidents, and 44% of trauma casualties will not leave hospital alive. These accidents are the biggest killer in individuals under 30; the most significant generation of society for future growth of the economy. Even survivors are often left with major disabilities for the rest of their lives, resulting in them needing explicit NHS treatment across their lifetime. Although 8000 trauma deaths in retrospect sounds low in terms of deaths co...
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