Tag Archives: Health

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: THE BASIC LEGAL PRINCIPLES AND IMPORTANT GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE

The term “PPE” has become one of general comment and concern. Here our newest recruit at Kings Jasmine Chan explains the Regulations, the duties owed and the government guidance in relation to PPE and coronavirus.   PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)  is equipment that protects its wearer against health or safety risks at work. It can […]

Suspension of regulations to fast-track supplies to NHS staff and in turn protect companies hit by COVID-19

New measures have been announced by the government to enable further support to be offered to frontline NHS staff, and further support for businesses under the pressure due to the pandemic. Pupil Barrister at Kings Chambers, Shaylla Shabbir,  summarises their effect. The government has been criticised for not supplying NHS staff with protective equipment, the […]

COVID-19: GUIDANCE FOR SUPPORTED LIVING PROVISION

Arevik Jackson, pupil barrister at Kings,  provides an outline of the Public Health Guidance for supported living.   The Guidance provides an outline of steps that supported living providers can take to maintain service delivery through setting out key messages to support planning and preparation in the event of an outbreak or widespread transmission of […]

HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY MIND: SILKY GUIDE TO FITNESS APPS

Mark Harper QC provides a list of apps that help with home fitness.     With gyms closing and appreciating the importance of exercise to people’s mental and physical well-being, I have put together a list of apps that help with home fitness. Peloton – They go way beyond spinning classes, with running, cycling, bootcamp, […]

STAYING AT HOME AND SOCIAL ISOLATION: GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE

It is useful for individuals and employers to have easy links to government guidance on staying at home, vulnerable people and households with possible infection.  Some of this guidance was issued today and we have collated it here. We plan to update the links to guidance regularly so it may pay to check back often, […]