Construction Health

J Tomlinson operations manager selected to compete in World Transplant Games

J Tomlinson operations manager selected to compete in World Transplant Games

J Tomlinson operations manager Dave Fisher has been selected for the first time to represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the World Transplant Games. Dave, who received a kidney transplant in 2015 from his wife Kelly, has been picked to represent his country in the 50m and 100m freestyle swimming, volleyball, table tennis and ten pin bowling. He has previously taken part in three British Transplant Games – winning many medals – but this …

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Health

Council brings wellbeing to top of staff agenda

Council brings wellbeing to top of staff agenda

Mental health charity DRCS is working with Derbyshire Dales District Council in a progressive move to address workplace wellbeing. The charitable organisation, which provides counselling services including talking therapies across Derbyshire and the Peak District, provided a wellbeing, stress and resilience workshop to staff at the Matlock based council. The session was part of the council’s first ever Health & Wellbeing Week for its 230 employees focusing on techniques and activities to improve its staff’s …

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Education & Training Health

Local carer invited to 10 Downing Street

Local carer invited to 10 Downing Street

A health care assistant from leading dementia and nursing care home provider Church Farm Care was invited to visit 10 Downing Street in London as part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the NHS. Alice Potter, who joined Church Farm Care’s Cotgrave home in 2014 as a health care assistant, was asked to attend the celebrations at 10 Downing Street last month as a representative of the Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship programme, which is …

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