Author Archives: Sam Pearce

Revisions to EU data protection laws could have a profound impact on the NHS

The European Union has been working on new data protection legislation to ensure that EU citizens’ personal data is protected equally across all EU countries. The legislation, still under negotiation, will impact on the NHS. NHS England, along with the … Continue reading

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Judging Panel for Dolman Travel Book Award 2015 Announced

The judging panel for the 2015 Dolman Award for travel books published in the British Isles during 2014 has been announced. Judges include Oliver Bullough, a Welsh author and journalist. Jason Goodwin the author of books of travel and history. Katie … Continue reading

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Costa Book Awards Announces Winners

The Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year written by authors based in the UK and Ireland. There are five categories – First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children’s Book – with one of … Continue reading

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The December edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download

The December edition of the Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletter is now available to download. In the Words Worth Reading Ltd office, we have been getting into the spirit of Christmas by hosting a Christmas Jumper Day in aid of SMA … Continue reading

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Senior National GP Advisor at CQC recognised in New Year’s Honours List for 2015

Congratulations are in order for Professor Nigel Sparrow, the CQC’s Senior National GP Advisor and Responsible Officer, for making the New Year’s Honours List for 2015. Prof Sparrow has been awarded an OBE by the Queen in recognition of his … Continue reading

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Next round of Providers to be inspected by CQC

The CQC have announced the next group of acute, community health, mental health and independent providers to be inspected between April and June 2015 as part of their new approach. The inspections – which are carried out by a mixture … Continue reading

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New Year celebrations for England’s first top adult social care ratings

2015 has started with an outstanding start as England’s first three adult social care services celebrate achieving the highest possible rating in providing safe, high-quality and compassionate care. Published in reports today (Wednesday, 7 January), Prince of Wales House (Ipswich) along … Continue reading

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Private University receives impressive application figures

On Wednesday 7th January 2015, the Guardian online has published a report relating to the the first private university to be granted a royal charter – Buckingham University. The story below is taken directly from theguardian.com website: As the NHS … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone ban lifted in schools in New York

The Guardian online has published a news story today, stating that New York City has lifted the ban on the use of cellphones in public schools. The story below is taken directly from theguardian.com The New York City mayor, Bill … Continue reading

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New Creative Writing Competition

WriteStars’ New Year competition invites the start of a story to hook readers in Writers are asked to send the opening sentence – just the one! – of a story to mark the start of a new year for the … Continue reading

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