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Mental health first aid: 10 reasons every employer should invest in mental health

Today is World Mental Health Day, and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England is calling on employers to find out...

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Workplace stress: an occupational health case study

This case study on workplace stress shows how the evidence base for occupational health underpinned a successful intervention. Anne Donaldson...

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Primary care workers find work more stressful than finances or family life

Almost nine in 10 (88%) primary care workers find their work stressful, significantly higher than the 56% of the wider...

NHS occupational health services have been listed among potential cost saving areas.  Photofusion/REX/Shutterstock

NHS occupational health services targeted in cost-saving plans

With the NHS facing a funding crisis, occupational health could be among the functions targeted for cuts and efficiency savings,...

Commuters in London endure a long commute to work with an average journey of 79 minutes, a report finds

Long commute to work linked to poor diet, stress and high blood pressure

The average UK commuter adds almost 800 calories to their diet every week as a result of their journey to...

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Employers warned to be vigilant about fake sick notes

Employers and GPs are being warned to be vigilant over fake sick notes which some employees could be using to...


Supporting employees with the long-term effects of cancer

PROMOTED | When you think of cancer, you may not think of it as a long-term condition. In fact, 40% of cancer survivors are...

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Occupational health research round-up: October 2016

This month’s round-up of occupational health research includes studies on the use of formal change management models in wellbeing initiatives,...

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Work after brain injury: helping employees get ahead

Supporting employees at work after a brain injury can be difficult. Suzanne Trask looks at the legal and practical considerations....

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PTSD in the workplace: how to recognise it and support employees with the disorder

A training programme has been launched for managers dealing with former servicemen and women with PTSD. Piers Bishop explains the...

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