Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Government reveals plans to improve health through air pollution curbs

The Government has set out a series of measures to tackle air pollution, which it has claimed is one of...

Four in 10 employees concerned about safety impact of colleagues who take drugs

Four in 10 people believe that working alongside somebody who is under the influence of illegal drugs would make their...

Construction should value health in the same way as safety

The construction sector should give equal weight to managing the health of its workforce as it does to safety, and...

Manufacturers should invest in wellbeing to boost productivity

Manufacturers could increase their productivity by as much as 10% if they invested greater resources in improving employee wellbeing, a...

Mental Health Awareness Week: Graduates fear telling employers about issues

Seven out of 10 graduates would avoid informing potential or new employers if they suffered from a mental health issue...

Mental Health Awareness Week: 28% of millennials ‘work through stress’

Millennials – those aged between 18 and 38 – feel under the most pressure at work, with more than a...

Barristers face mental health ‘crisis’ as workloads and hours increase

Criminal barristers are experiencing a “mental health crisis”, according to the Criminal Bar Association, with almost half of criminal law...

MPs to investigate the health and wellbeing of prison staff

A group of MPs is to explore the health and wellbeing of prisoners and the prison workforce – particularly healthcare...

Occupational health’s reforming voice needs to be heard

It is early days yet for the Government’s expert review of occupational health. But with the political “noise” of Brexit...

How gentleness at work can promote high-quality professional care

Gentleness at work is an important part of professional care, but it has rarely been investigated or qualified – until...

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