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70% Increase in Alcohol Related 999 Calls in Nottingham ‹ Impact ...

70% Increase in Alcohol Related 999 Calls in Nottingham ‹ Impact ... | Mental health | Scoop.it
Students calling ambulances for alcohol related incidents have increased by 70% in the last ten years, and are costing the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) an average of £230 per call. Michelle Broughton, EMAS ...
Inspector Hasson Shigdar's insight:
Worrying statistics so close to home, and explains the increasing pressure on the service nationally. The discussion has to be "What are the options for managing down this demand?"...
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Why Chronic Stress Messes With Your Health

Why Chronic Stress Messes With Your Health | Mental health | Scoop.it
A new study provides a better understanding of why chronic stress leads to high levels of inflammation in the body.
Inspector Hasson Shigdar's insight:
High levels of stress are a constant theme with public sector services, as staff at all levels face the continuing challenges of lean systems, delivering the same (and sometimes more) with less resources. Nationally there should be a focus on installing regular screening and monitoring to keep our people fit and bales to deliver those vital services 24/7
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