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A Greek man is the Father of Medicine.

Posted on: April 23, 2020

The man that we have to thank as the Father of Medicine is Hippocrates. His influence is so great that before a medical student can become a Doctor they have to sign up to the Hippocratic Oath. Although the modern criteria has moved on somewhat from the original it still stands up as being the first document or oath that an oath taker must swear, namely  to be practicing good medicine and above all to…

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Interesting facts about the man who changed tyres forever

Posted on: April 22, 2020

When you drive into a garage and select your new set of tyres, Goodyear is probably a name that you are well aware of. But you are probably less aware of the years of failures and imprisonment for debts that have led to our ability to purchase tyres for our vehicles that are both strong, adhesive to the road surface and have a great longevity. Image Credit Many processes take time to develop. The use…

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How to Keep Your Paint Booth Clean

Posted on: October 9, 2019

Paint booths can be a useful business investment that can cost anywhere between a few hundred pounds and tens of thousands of pounds. So if you invest in a paint booth, it is very likely that you will want to make sure that it lasts for as long as possible. Image Credit Thankfully, this is fairly easy if you take the time to maintain the paint booth. Here are a few tips to help you…

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How to Style a Polo Shirt

Posted on: October 9, 2019

The polo shirt is a classic staple in most men’s wardrobes. If you don’t have one, then it’s time to get one. There are many looks you can achieve, so take the time to consider what fashion statement you want to make. Image Credit There are many reasons polo shirts are so popular, https://www.huffingtonpost.in/2017/09/11/why-the-timeless-polo-shirt-needs-no-introduction_a_23155612/. Here are some tips to avoid a fashion faux pas. The smart and stylish Summer’s here and that means work barbecues…

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Transformer Cores Demystified

Posted on: October 9, 2019

Transformer cores are found everywhere in modern society. Transformers are used to increase or decrease the alternating voltages in electrically powered applications. By the time this electricity reaches your house or workplace, it will have passed through several transformers. Some of those will be in substations, some will be in domestic appliances. Others will be orbiting the earth in satellites or deep under the sea. Image Credit Why do we use transformers? When electrical power…

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The Importance of Workforce Planning for Medical Care in the NHS

Posted on: October 9, 2019

With the increase in demand on the NHS, and no sign of it slowing down, shortfalls in staff are becoming more apparent. With those shortfalls comes a dip in the effectiveness of care that patients require. Image Credit Workforce targets With over 1.3 million clinical staff, carrying out 300 different types of duties, across 1,000 different employers, the NHS requires a suitable workforce planning process, to make sure that the right amount of staff is…

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From Berlanga to Buccaneers – The Fascinating History of the Galapagos Islands

Posted on: October 9, 2019

On the 10th March 1535, Fray Tomas De Berlanga, the Dominican Friar, first set foot on the Galapagos Islands. He was heading from Panama to Peru when his ship was taken off course by currents. He became the discoverer of this intriguing group of islands and history was made.  He wrote of the ‘land of giant tortoises and inhospitable terrain’. Despite his observations on his visit, the islands began to attract many visitors. Image Credit…

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