Occupational Health & Wellbeing

One in five cancer patients report discrimination

Twenty per cent of cancer patients have experienced discrimination upon their return to work, Macmillan Cancer Support has found.
According...

Bupa sees rise in employees being offered flu jabs

Healthcare provider Bupa has seen the number of staff being offered flu jabs by their employer this year surpass the...

OH should take a ‘gendered approach’ to tackling mental ill health

Terms like “mental ill health” risk alienating men, and occupational health should focus on tackling more general health concerns to...

Employers press Theresa May to make mental health first aid mandatory

More than 50 leaders of some of the UK’s biggest employers have signed a letter urging the government to make...

Over-50s least comfortable talking about mental health at work

Workers aged 50 and over are the least comfortable discussing their mental health at work, suggesting that more still needs...

One in four have multiple health conditions

A quarter of people in England live with two or more mental or physical health conditions, the charity The Health...

Sedentary workers who are active outside working hours still at risk

Many employees are wrongly perceiving that having an active lifestyle outside of the workplace negates the ill-effects associated with sedentary...

Three in 10 men have experienced a work-related mental health issue

Almost one-third (29%) men who work full time have suffered a work-related mental health issue of some sort, with almost...

LGBT people avoid health checks ‘because of discrimination fears’

More than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have experienced depression or anxiety in the past year,...

Golf course workers more worried about injuries than sunburn

Two-thirds (68%) of outdoor workers are more worried about work-related injuries than sunburn, research into Irish golf course maintenance workers’...

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