Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Almost half of men fail to check for cancer symptoms

Many men are not regularly checking themselves for symptoms of the most common cancers, including prostate cancer and testicular cancer....

Half of people with diabetes receive treatment for mental health concerns

More than half of people with diabetes (51%) have received treatment for depression, anxiety or another mental health issue and...

Ageist attitudes damage workers’ health and wellbeing

Ageist attitudes in the workplace and across wider society harm the health and wellbeing of everybody as they get older,...

Job stress can heighten risk of premature death in men

Stressful jobs are more likely to lead to premature death among men with heart problems, according to a 14-year study...

Should mental health first aid be included in health and safety law?

Under the health and safety regulations, employers have an obligation to intervene if an employee becomes physically unwell or is...

Merger of occupational health nursing bodies called off

The Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing (FOHN) and Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners (AOHNP) have called off their planned...

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How a mental health policy has changed the conversation at Asda

The development of a practical, easy-to-follow mental health policy has given managers at supermarket chain Asda the confidence to manage...

Making the business case for ‘good’ sleep

Employers are increasingly “waking up” to the effect poor-quality sleep can have on productivity and wellbeing, as well as directly...

Put women’s nutrition on the workplace menu

Health conditions that commonly affect women can be overlooked in the workplace, with nutrition-related conditions key among them. But with...

Headaches

Occupational health research round-up: June 2018

Supervisor support vital for workers living with chronic headaches
Employees living and working with chronic headaches are at high risk...

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