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NHS to launch coronavirus recovery support service

The NHS is to launch an on-demand coronavirus recovery service aimed at supporting people with long-term breathing problems, mental health...

Coronavirus: why disabled workers may hold some of the answers to post-pandemic working

As UK plc gradually, carefully, emerges from lockdown, employers will need all the help they can get to adjust to...

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Occupational health practitioners: look after yourselves, as well as the workforce

With workload and pressures spiralling for occupational health both inside and outside the NHS, Neil Loach argues it is vital...

CPD: Developing a return-to-work strategy for osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) affects some 10% of men and 18% of women over the age of 60, and can make sitting,...

Occupational Health & Wellbeing research round-up: July 2020

Sleep disturbance affects Covid-19 medics
Almost 40% of paediatric healthcare workers in Wuhan experienced sleep disturbance during the Covid-19 pandemic...

OH&W Awards – ‘If directors buy into the strategy, you are going to have a much better success rate’

Winner of the ‘Best wellbeing initiative’ in last year’s Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards, Office Athletes has forged a close...

Why we need to talk about ‘PPE’ for mental health following coronavirus

The mental health challenges facing occupational health in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic are set to be immense. Libby...

Loneliness – a risk to health we can no longer ignore

Even before coronavirus, the mental and emotional toll of loneliness within our society was a growing worry for employers and...

Partnership working – how John Lewis puts health and wellbeing centre-stage

Like most of the UK high street, the John Lewis Partnership was forced into hibernation during the coronavirus pandemic. But...

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Talking toolkits: unpicking Covid-19 return-to-work advice for occupational health

With the UK now gradually reopening for business, organisations across the workplace health spectrum have been developing toolkits and resources...

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