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Waste collection costs double after firm’s collapse

The cost of collecting hospital medical waste in Scotland has more than doubled since the collapse of Healthcare Environmental Services, figures show. The Lanarkshire-based company went to the wall after becoming embroiled in a waste stockpiling scandal. Contingency measures to remove waste from every hospital, GP surgery, dental practice and pharmacy in Scotland were put… Read More »

Blueliv receives double honors at Computing Security Excellence Awards

Barcelona-based vendor recognized for industry leadership and promoting new collaborative models in Enterprise Security and Enterprise Threat Detection 22 November 2018 – London, UK – Blueliv, a leading enterprise-class cyberthreat intelligence company, today announces two significant award wins at the Computing.co.uk Security Excellence Awards: the Enterprise Security and Enterprise Threat Detection categories for 2018. The… Read More »

Double the risk of death! The problem with headline health statistics

By Tom Chivers How should scientists and journalists report risk? The way in which a statistic is presented can entirely change how alarming it sounds. And too often, both newspapers and scientific journals choose the most alarming, but least informative, way. For instance, according to a widely reported study published in the BMJ this month, if… Read More »