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  • Calla helps medics on bikes
    Calla helps medics on bikes
    20/10/2017

    Andrew Morrison from the Central Medical Support Group has spoken about their experiences with Calla at the Velo Birmingham Cycle Race, where they provided a Cycle Response Unit to competitors. Here's what he had to say:

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  • 42% NHS mental health staff face aggression in the workplace
    42% NHS mental health staff face aggression in the workplace
    09/10/2017

    Two out of five NHS mental health workers have been abused or attacked by a patient over the past year as services have become overstretched because of staff shortages, a new report has revealed.

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  • Surge in number of primary school children expelled for attacking teachers
    Surge in number of primary school children expelled for attacking teachers
    31/07/2017

    The Guardian has reported official figures show the number of primary school children expelled for attacking teachers has increased by 75 per cent over the past four years.

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  • Calla on the BBC
    Calla on the BBC
    08/05/2017

    Calla has appeared on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire show talking about the positive feedback shown in a medical journal around using body cameras in a mental health inpatient setting.

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  • Northampton Healthcare  NHS Foundation Trust release  paper outlining positive  feedback from using body  cameras in inpatient setting
    Northampton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust release paper outlining positive feedback from using body cameras in inpatient setting
    04/05/2017

    Body worn cameras (BWCs) have long been proven to deescalate situations and provide an independent account of incidents in law enforcement. But can they make a difference in an inpatient setting?

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  • Teachers using body-cams in trial to combat unruly pupils
    Teachers using body-cams in trial to combat unruly pupils
    03/05/2017

    Teachers are using body-worn cameras in a trial to combat unruly pupils, an academic has revealed.

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  • Two UK schools trial use of police-style bodycams for teachers
    Two UK schools trial use of police-style bodycams for teachers
    03/05/2017

    Secondary schools to offer teachers use of cameras to film ‘when legitimate, proportionate and necessary’ to resolve problems

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  • Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon
    Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon
    02/02/2017

    But can they improve pupils' behaviour?

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  • Violent pupil attacks on teachers costs councils £400,000 in compensation in just 12 months
    Violent pupil attacks on teachers costs councils £400,000 in compensation in just 12 months
    18/10/2016

    Payouts were made to 26 teachers last year with campaigners warning that classrooms are sometimes more like 'war zones' than places of learning...

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  • ‘He ran at me with an axe’: teachers on facing violence in schools
    ‘He ran at me with an axe’: teachers on facing violence in schools
    18/10/2016

    One afternoon in 2013, Andrew, then 11, had to stay behind after school for misbehaving in his English lesson. He’d thrown water at the teacher, wound up other pupils and tried to run out of the classroom. The punishment was to complete the work that he hadn’t done in class. Supervising the detention was Mark Oldman, the headteacher...

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