Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Burnout and exhaustion stalk NHS response to Covid second wave

NHS workers went into this autumn’s second wave of Covid-19 already feeling exhausted, emotionally fragile and at risk of burnout....

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Occupational health best practice: reflecting on case management

Often within occupational health it will be your expertise as a practitioner and leader that decides on a course of...

Occupational Health & Wellbeing research round-up: December 2020

Fatigue and workplace exercise programmes
Work-related fatigue is related to a range of negative consequences, including poor productivity. This study...

Coronavirus: caring for the carers

At the height of the Covid-19 crisis, staff working in hospitals and residential homes went above and beyond in often...

Why, for Unilever, wellbeing has to start with local culture change

Approaching employee wellbeing through a local lens and getting senior teams to lead culture change should form part of a...

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Coronavirus and return to work: five ways to support bereaved employees

During lockdown Bupa saw a 40% increase in enquiries to its EAPs from companies seeking advice on how to support...

CPD: How to build and embed resilience within your workplace

In the final article of her three-part series, Catherine D’Arcy-Jones examines some tools and resources OH practitioners can use to...

Occupational health education facing a challenging future post pandemic

There were serious concerns about the future of occupational health training even before the pandemic threw our education system up...

Six ways to support bereaved employees

On National Grief Awareness Day (December 3), Rebecca Mian shares some advice on how employers can support employees going through...

Warning of ‘second pandemic’ of mental ill health

The mental health charity Mind has warned of a “second pandemic” of mental ill health, as calls to its helpline...

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