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Archive of posts from July 2018

Saving our Paramedics

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Saving our Paramedics
There is a growing concern in the amount of ambulance assistants having to take time off due to stress and anxiety. Tens of thousands of working days were lost as a result last year, with over 10% of staff suffering from the stress of being a paramedic. With increased work load, long hours, and upsetting situations - being a paramedic is certainly not an easy job. Is it possible that we can make the lives of these individuals less stressful through, innovation?  With the introduction...
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Preventing the Death of our Military

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Preventing the Death of our Military
Young, fit and driven men are being sacrificed at the hand of poor on field treatment. Studies have shown that uncontrollable blood loss was the leading cause of death in 90% of potentially survivable battlefield cases and in 80% of those who died in a military treatment facility. With the average age of army soldiers being 29, these individuals are impeccable for society and economic growth. New measures therefore need to be brought in to preserve the lives of our military. Implementing ...
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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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