Occupational Health & Wellbeing

national adult physical activity guidance

Is national adult physical activity guidance fit for all?

There is much evidence of the health benefits of national adult physical activity guidance, but more research is needed on...

employee health in small businesses

Public Health England campaign aims to boost employee health in small businesses

Public Health England (PHE) has launched an initiative to support small businesses to improve work health.
It has linked up...

Workplace health promotion

Does workplace health promotion work? A review of the evidence

Questions raised about the quality of studies reporting return on investment from workplace health promotion initiatives make it worth examining...

Professor David Coggon: “Conclusions from systematic reviews are that ergonomic organisational interventions on lower back pain demonstrated no more effectiveness than no ergonomic interventions.”

Time to put occupational health research into public policy

A recent high-level symposium suggests it is time to put occupational health research into public health policy. SOM chief executive...

Assaults by patients on mental health staff

Assaults by patients on mental health staff are soaring

Mental health staff in the UK are working in a “powder keg” environment, as assaults by patients soar, an investigation...

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Occupational Health research round-up: November 2017

This month’s overview of occupational health research looks at confidentiality issues with employee assistance programmes and correlations between the work...

Merger: AOHNP and Facutly of Occupational Health Nursing

AOHNP and Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing vote to merge

The Association of Occupational Health Nurses Practitioners (AOHNP) will merge with the Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing (FOHN) when it...

osteoarthritis in the workplace

Managing employees with osteoarthritis in the workplace

Occupational health advisers have an important role in managing osteoarthritis in the workplace. Ambra Pizzarelli and Professor Anne Harriss discuss...

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Maintain employee wellbeing to reduce absence

PROMOTED| Our work and personal lives are merging increasingly in the modern world. Working 9–5 has become 24/7.

Paul Farmer:"Every employer in the UK has a responsibility to support employees with mental health problems and promote the mental wellbeing of their entire workforce."

Mental health at work review calls for legal changes as thousands lose jobs

A high-level review of mental health at work has found that 300,000 people lose their jobs every year due to...

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