A Better A&E project by London design firm PearsonLloyd, trialled for a year, aimed to tackle the problem of aggression in Accident & Emergency hospital wards. In their research, PearsonLloyd found that most aggression stemmed from frustration at not knowing what was going on. Part of the solution was to introduce highly designed signage and digital communications that better explained waiting times and processes to patients, which resulted in a reduction of aggressive behaviour by 50% .
Campaigners attack profits made by supermarkets from bag of cashews →
The cashew nut, which is really a seed, is a $4bn (£2.5bn) global business that provides jobs for millions, particularly in Africa and India. While half of the world’s crop is grown in Africa, more than 60% of the cashews consumed are processed in India. Half of the world’s crop is grown in Africa.
More than a quarter (27%) of India’s processed cashews are sent to Europe, and the majority of these are sold through supermarkets, often having had value added in the west through roasting and salting. Germany, France and the UK account for about 50% of salty snack consumption.
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