Fitech_Article365

Engaging all employees in their Personal Health Status

4 Sep 2017

PROMOTED | It is a well-established fact that healthy employees are more productive and less prone to sickness absence...

Continue Reading
Can occupational health models can help the profession grow like a dandelion with the most minimal resources?

Occupational health models: Ruth Alston’s legacy and influence

31 Aug 2017

The Ruth Alston memorial lecture is an annual reminder of how occupational health models have evolved over the last 25...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Cancer patient

Workers feel their employer would not support them if they got cancer

31 Aug 2017

More than one-third of staff (36%) believe they would get no form of support from their employer were they to...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
occupational health research: noise

Occupational health research round-up: September 2017

31 Aug 2017

This month’s look at occupational health research includes studies on noise at work and how outdoor breaks can relieve stress...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
irregular heartbeat atrial fibrillation

Long hours put workers at risk of irregular heartbeat

31 Aug 2017

A long-hours culture can put staff at greater risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF), or an irregular heartbeat, research has...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
mental health

Work more likely to cause mental health issues in men than women

31 Aug 2017

Men are twice as likely to have mental health issues because of their job compared to problems outside of work,...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
OCD in the workplace

Raising awareness of OCD in the workplace

31 Aug 2017

Having found the courage to reveal his obsessive compulsive disorder to his employer, Colin Minto is now highlighting the issue...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
stress

More than one in three suffer anxiety, depression or stress at work

31 Aug 2017

More than one in three UK employees say they are working with anxiety, depression or stress, according to research.
The...

Continue Reading Comments { 1 }
What is occupational health?

What is occupational health? A guide for HR and line managers

31 Aug 2017

This article is part of a series by Dr John Cooper on what is occupational health. It is intended as...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
medical malpractice indemnity policy

New SOM medical malpractice indemnity policy for occupational health practitioners

31 Aug 2017

The Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) is offering a new medical malpractice indemnity policy for nurses who work in occupational...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
mental health issues at work

A framework for tackling mental health issues at work

30 Aug 2017

Evidence shows that mental health issues at work are a growing problem. Dr Nick Summerton sets out a suggested framework...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Wellbeing @ Work Event

How happiness helped Boundless grow in leaps and bounds

29 Aug 2017

Teamwork and mindfulness at work helped rebrand membership club Boundless and transform its culture. CEO Carl Fillery, a speaker at...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
occupational health nurse education

Occupational health nurse education: a blueprint for change

29 Aug 2017

A document from Public Health England put sets out a curriculum for occupational health nurse education in the future. Nic...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
occupational health value proposition

Spelling out the occupational health value proposition to business

29 Aug 2017

A document from the Society of Occupational Medicine explains the occupational health value proposition for potential purchasers of services. Nic...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
Return to work after myocardial infarction

Return to work after myocardial infarction case study

29 Aug 2017

Return to work after myocardial infarction involves occupational health assessment of fitness to work, the nature of the role and...

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }