Engineering facilities transformed into COVID-19 manufacturing hub – UCLan

Regional healthcare services now receiving vital supplies The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is assisting with the response to COVID-19 by manufacturing over 200 items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and vital machine parts for staff at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, and other ambulance, physiotherapy and care home staff. So far, UCLan has donated over 100 […]

Frontline staff less able to raise COVID-19 safety concerns with employers – Nottingham Trent University

As people begin to return to work amid the Covid-19 pandemic, new research has revealed the divide between office and frontline workers in feeling able to speak up about their concerns. Researchers at the Centre for People, Work and Organisational Practice at Nottingham Business School (NBS), in partnership with the CIPD, explored employee voice in […]

Rare brain disease drugs could treat COVID-19 patients – DMU and University of Oxford

Drugs that are used to treat rare brain diseases could have the potential to treat COVID-19, according to early-stage research being conducted by a De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) scientist. Dr Daniel Sillence, Associate Professor and Reader in Cell Biology at DMU, is working alongside the University of Oxford to investigate whether existing medicines could be […]

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