Is it Covid? How FirstCare nurses triage symptoms …and what to do next.

Suzanne Marshall RN, FirstCare’s Head of Clinical Governance provides her latest guidance on identifying Covid-19 and explains how her team of nurses deal with callers presenting possible symptoms.

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Is late intervention costing you money?

Long-term sickness absence is a growing problem in the UK. It cost UK businesses £3.13 billion in 2012 and, as the make-up of the workforce changes and the number of older workers increases, is set to reach £4.81 billion by 2030 – a 15% increase.

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Employers Braced for Sharp Increase in Cold and Flu Absence

Just over 5 million working days* will be lost over December and January with coughs, colds and flus, as employee absence rates sore by up to 125 per cent compared to the rest of the year.

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