Just one sick person in the office means HALF of the communal surfaces are contaminated by lunchtime

Just one sick person in the office means HALF of the communal surfaces are contaminated by lunchtime Some of the likeliest germ hotspots include doorknobs, photocopier and lift buttons and the office fridgeEmployees far more likely to get ill from touching surfaces rather than someone sneezing near themBut simple interventions such as hand washing, wipes and hand gel can drastically reduce the risk of infection By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 15:57 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:43 GMT, 1 February 2013 We've all had that sinking feeling when a stoic colleague turns up to work coughing and sneezing.

Can you help me carve a turkey? NHS reveals ludicrous cases clogging up A&E at Christmas

Can you help me carve a turkey NHS reveals ludicrous cases clogging up A&E at Christmas Around one in four people who go to A&E units could use alternative facilities, say doctors”The Friday before Christmas is always the busiest night of the year for the ambulance service” A woman who demanded help with carving a turkey and another who suffered cuts after climbing on to a photocopier, are just two of the ludicrous cases that staff have faced at Christmas, according to the NHS. The bizarre anecdotes were revealed as part of a campaign to encourage revellers to use A&E wisely over the festive period