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Workers with recurring conditions take 17 days off sick a year

The average employee with a recurring medical condition, such as a chronic pain condition, takes 17 days of sick leave...

Why the vaccine sprint may soon turn into a marathon

The rollout of the Covid-19 vaccines has, so far, been a notable success story in what has been an extremely...

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Less than half don’t have health and wellbeing strategy

Less than half (44%) of employers have an employee wellbeing strategy in place and a fifth do not intend to...

Employers so focused on physical safety that mental health still being overlooked

Employers are still overly focused on safeguarding the physical safety of employees at the cost of overlooking mental wellbeing, with...

NHS to launch mental health hubs for health workers

The NHS is set to open 40 dedicated mental health support hubs for healthcare workers across England, which will offer...

Nearly half with possible cancer symptoms avoided GP

Almost half (45%) of people who had possible cancer symptoms in the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic did not...

Learning to work beyond Covid may bring multiple OH challenges

As the UK economy and society cautiously unlocks between now and the summer, managing ‘return to work’ will need to...

Male ‘night owls’ more likely to retire early due to disability

Male ‘night owls’ face an increased risk of early retirement because of disability, a study has suggested.
According to a...

Early mobility may aid severe Covid-19 recovery

Exercise and getting people mobile early on in their rehabilitation from severe Covid-19 may help improve recovery, research has indicated....

Staff more prepared for lockdown, but a fifth still anxious

With prime minister Boris Johnson set later today to announce the timeframe for the UK’s first steps out of the...

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