Infographic: Poison Prevention

Poisoning kills more than 35,000 people a year in the United States – that’s more than the deaths attributed annually to car crashes nationwide. In honor of National Poison Prevention Week, a new infographic offers poisoning statistics and safety tips. Children are the most likely to experience poisoning, with half of all poisonings occurring within children under the age of 6. Nine out of ten poisoning deaths, however, occur within adults over the age of 20. Painkillers, household cleaning products, cosmetics, foreign bodies/toys and sedatives/hypnotics/antipsychotic medications are the top five causes of poisoning. To protect yourself and your family, program the Poison Help Line into your phones: 1-800-222-1222. This number […]

NHS Trust in Manchester installs Saturn digital signage

Four 55in LCD screens have  been installed in Manchester Royal Infirmary’s A&E department. Suspended from the ceiling, the screens have been synchronised to play the same content at exactly the same time. The signage system feeds a combination of TV programmes and the hospitals’ own content while a live ticker displays information, such as waiting times and the status of various clinics. Six hospitals are now using 97 LCD screens in public areas. Your Comment Cancel reply