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CRB

Abbreviation for:
catheter-related bacteraemia
congenital retinal blindness
Criminal Records Bureau (Medspeak-UK)
curriculum review board
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The council report states: "This reluctance by the CRB has meant, for example, in Denbighshire that the CRB would only provide checks on councillors who are also school governors.
Since Humphrys and operations director Alison White acquired CRB (originally part of ICI) in a management buyout in 2000, they have made a point of building strategic alliances with academic institutions.
Association chairman Steve Thomas said: "This man - and people don't know who he is - is able to pick up women and children without having a CRB check.
One of the early awareness-raising initiatives by CRB was the launch of its specialised newsletter CSR Al Youm in 2007.
Discussions were underway over setting up a system where one CRB check would entitle a driver to work in all six North Wales counties, he said.
The rethink appears to flow from a realisation that there is less duplication in the work done by the CRB and the ISA than previously thought.
There are two types of CRB check - standard and enhanced - dependent on the amount of contact.
A CRB spokesperson said: "The CRB does not expect that the planned industrial action by PCS union members at the CRB from Monday 13 October will have any significant impact on its ability to delivery its service to its customers.
The company has entered into a transaction with EnCana USA, Inc (EnCana), a subsidiary of EnCana Corporation (TSX: ECA) (NYSE: ECA), to acquire all of EnCana's net leasehold position and interest in wells in the CRB region of Washington, US.
The Sunday Mercury previously told how student nurse Kerry Woolley was sacked by the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust after being wrongly branded a mugger by the CRB.
The CRB runs checks for organisations which are required by law to vet people working in positions of trust, often with children.
Albert Navez, was in the first group of Belgian CRB (Commission for Relief in Belgium) fellows to come to the United States on CRB funds left over after World War I.