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Trainers Spotlight: Administration of Medication – Education

In recent years’ the number of children attending education settings with a variety of medication needs has increased.  Acorn understands that medication training needs to take into consideration not only the needs of the child but also those of the staff team and...

Dignity Action Day 1st February 2018

Dignity Action Day #DAD2018 is an annual opportunity for health and social care workers, and members of the public to uphold people’s rights to dignity and provide a truly memorable day for people who use care services. It aims to ensure people who use care...

Elf and Safety at Christmas Time

Acorn Health and Safety feel it is important to share with you the following message regarding “Elf and Safety” approaching the festive time of year. All employees planning to dash through the snow in a one horse open sleigh, going over the fields and...

Industry Spotlight: Charities

This month we’ve chosen the Charity sector as our consultancy focus and answer the single most asked question on how health and safety legislation affects those working, or volunteering, within charities, voluntary and not for profit organisations – “We are a Charity...

Director’s Feature: How does the sugar tax affect First Aid?

Since April 2017, Lucozade* energy has reduced the sugar content in all of their flavoured drinks by more than 50% after campaigners pressured the soft drinks industry to make drinks healthier in order to tackle obesity. This has led to revised guidelines for the...