1. Introduction Whistleblowing is central to achieving good corporate governance within a political system. This explains why countries need reliable mechanisms for identifying and correcting unethical and unlawful practices in organisations. But every action is open to a reaction so it is a common occurrence for organisations to retaliate against whistleblowers. Evidence-based reports from Whistleblower … Continue reading Whistleblower Protection in the UK and USA on COVID-19
Alisa Yu first became intrigued with emotional acknowledgment while interviewing nurses working in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. The nurses told her that verbally acknowledging their young patients’ fears and stress created trust, which enabled them to do their jobs more effectively. “From then on, I began to see … Continue reading Recognizing your colleagues’ feelings at work. Does it build trust?
A class of drugs widely used to treat heartburn and stomach ulcers improve blood sugar control in patients with diabetes when added to their usual treatment, a new analysis indicates. Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com But the same class of drugs -- known medically as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and including agents such as omeprazole … Continue reading What antacids do to blood sugar in diabetic people
Students at all levels of education are using academic writing service to achieve their study goals, not because they are lazy or dumb, but because they need professional guidance in a circumstance where time is limited and excellence cannot be compromised. For these reasons and more, a lot of "smart" students, professors, company executives, and … Continue reading Do students really need professional academic writing service?
Racism has accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic from its early stages with reports of East Asian people experiencing racist attacks on the streets of Britain1. In the United States (US) President Trump has repeatedly chosen to refer to the ‘Chinese virus’ in his official briefings from the White House2. Whilst all of these actions have been … Continue reading Health implications of Racism in the COVID-19 era
RELEASE, NOT TO BE EXECUTED!RELEASE NOT, TO BE EXECUTED! As you can see, the first sentence frees the convict, but the second condemns him to execution. Yet the only difference in the statements is the placement of comma. Imagine a judge sending the second with the intention of the first through 😳. *Punctuations in sentences … Continue reading A comma can make all the difference
Stephen Tee, Yeter Sinem Üzar Özçetin, and Michele Russell-West head “Workplace violence experienced by nursing students: A UK survey”, Nurse Education Today, 2016, vol. 41 pp.30–35 The evidence-based practice, which generally refers to the direct application of scientific, quantitative/experimental research findings to professional practice has been underway in nursing for over two decades (Sarah, Walls … Continue reading A Review of Literatures on Workplace Violence Against Nurses
What are Management Theories? Management theories are concepts surrounding recommended management strategies, which may include tools such as frameworks and guidelines that can be implemented in modern organizations. Generally, professionals will not rely solely on one management theory alone, but instead, introduce several concepts from different management theories that best suit their workforce and company culture. At … Continue reading What’s your preferred management theory?
Covid-19 immunity could only last a few months following infection, after a study revealed a decline in protective antibodies. Research by Imperial College London estimated just 4.4% of adults had some form of immunity against Covid-19 in September, when cases began to increase again. This is compared with 6% found to have antibodies between June 20 … Continue reading How long can your COVID-19 immunity last after infection?
Black people and those from South Asian ethnic backgrounds have higher risks of death from COVID-19 compared to those with White ethnic background, according to new data from the UK Office for National Statistics released on Friday. For men in England and Wales, those with a Black African background had the highest COVID-19 death rate, … Continue reading Blacks and South Asians more likely to die from virus, new data shows