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OH&W Awards – ‘Occupational health has to be a combination of a clinical and a leadership role’

3 Apr 2020

As Occupational Health & Wellbeing gears up for the launch of its 2020 Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards next month...

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What might OH expect from workplace health Green Paper?

3 Apr 2020

The government has confirmed that OH professionals can expect a Green Paper on reforms to workplace health support and provision...

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Fears raised for health and safety of construction workers during pandemic

27 Mar 2020

With much of Britain in lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, two health and safety bodies have emphasised the need...

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Employers urged to protect health and safety of pandemic home workers

27 Mar 2020

The conciliation service Acas and union body the TUC have both urged employers to protect the health and safety of...

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Coronavirus – millions feeling panicked, afraid and unprepared

27 Mar 2020

Millions of UK adults say they feel panicked, afraid and unprepared because of the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic, according to new...

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Nine out of 10 working in TV, film and cinema experience mental ill health

27 Mar 2020

Almost nine in 10 people working in the UK’s film, TV and cinema industries say they have experienced a mental...

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Testing times – how occupational health is responding to coronavirus

27 Mar 2020

The coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic has upended “normality” and resulted in an unprecedented social and economic lockdown. So how have occupational...

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First occupational health nurse apprenticeship set to be launched this summer

17 Mar 2020

The first Level 7 apprenticeship for occupational health nurses is set to be launched by the University of Derby this...

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Occupational health to have ‘prominent’ role in fight against coronavirus

12 Mar 2020

The role and expertise of occupational health professionals is going to become “ever-more prominent” as the UK, and UK employers,...

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How occupational health needs to be responding to coronavirus

6 Mar 2020

With coronavirus expected to have a severe impact on workplaces in the coming months, occupational health practitioners will have a...

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The five ‘non-negotiables’ to getting a better, healthier night’s sleep

6 Mar 2020

At the 2019 Ruth Alston Memorial Lecture, physiologist and sleep therapist Dr Nerina Ramlakhan outlined why it is important occupational...

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Government urged to ‘wake up’ to the importance of good sleep as a public health priority

5 Mar 2020

The government has been given “a wake-up call” on the need to promote the importance of good sleep, and good...

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Government urged to do more to prevent silica from becoming ‘the next asbestos’

5 Mar 2020

MPs have urged the government to do more to prevent exposure to silica becoming “the next asbestos”, especially within the...

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From Grenfell Tower to Manchester Arena: supporting the health of medics on the frontline

7 Feb 2020

Anyone who goes into the caring professions, especially those working in “blue light” emergency response services, will fully accept they...

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‘Don’t panic’ about coronavirus, occupational health practitioners told

5 Feb 2020

A leading occupational health professional has urged practitioners to take the lead in reassuring employers and employees who may be...

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