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Boom in diabetes diagnoses on the horizon, warns NHS and charity

Around 5.3 million people in the UK are expected to be living with diabetes by 2025, following a stark increase...

Ill health costs firms 38 days per employee in lost productivity

Employers lost on average 38 working days per worker to physical and mental health-related absence and presenteeism in 2019, costing...

Rise in stress-related fit notes prompts call to investigate causes

Employers have been urged to do more to uncover the root causes of absence, after it was revealed the number...

NHS staff survey reveals little progress in boosting health and wellbeing

Only three out of 10 (29.3%) NHS staff say their trust takes positive action on health and wellbeing, with many...

MPs recommend business ‘coalition’ to help workers stay healthy

A group of MPs has recommended the creation of a “Business Coalition for Healthier Lives” to support people stay healthier...

Presenteeism blights seven in 10 organisations, poll finds

Seven in 10 (71%) business leaders have witnessed “presenteeism” in their organisations over the past 12 months, with the behaviour...

‘Sandwich carers’ in need of more mental health support

One in five “sandwich carers” – people who care for both children and elderly relatives – would like more mental...

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Why poor quality data is a barrier to better workplace health and wellbeing

The fact HR professionals too often have little faith in their people data can derail employee or organisational health and...

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Getting your head around cancer – mental health and returning to work post-cancer

Employers needed to be focused on much more than just the physical and workplace adjustments needed for an employee to...

Power talking – using ‘conversational intelligence’ within occupational health

Investing in ‘conversational intelligence’ (CI) training has transformed how the occupational health team at Barts in London communicates, collaborates, reports...

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