We have been approached by the Royal Academy of Engineering, on behalf of NHS England, to ask if we as a Professional Engineering Institution could support the NHS in providing technical expertise to the Health Service over the coming weeks.
Audio or video virtual meetings are effective ways of enabling geographically distant individuals or sites to interact successfully. They reduce the time lost to individuals in travel as well as helping the Institute reduce its costs and its environmental impact.
The Prime Minister unveiled strict measures on 23 March 2020 to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 stating that, ‘people should leave home only to exercise once a day, travel to and from work where "absolutely necessary", shop for essential items and to fulfil any medical or care needs.
Following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Government on 18 March 2020 announced measures to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 by announcing that people should work from home where possible. With working remotely/home working is now becoming the ‘new norm’ for most people, IOM3 has put together a list of do’s and don’ts that you may find useful over the weeks to come.
The Gas Safety Trust, UK, is looking to fund smaller, short-term, innovative and experimental projects based on unproven ideas that have potential to contribute to overall understanding of carbon monoxide.
The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented global challenge. The Royal Academy of Engineering is keen to help identify potential solutions and facilitate useful contacts across its national and international engineering networks that could help our governments solve problems and assist the public health response.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with the country’s leading manufacturing businesses and organisations on March 16, calling on them to help the UK step up production of vital medical equipment, such as ventilators.