Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Health and hygiene protocols guide produced for travel firms

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has partnered with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) to produce...

Home working linked to rise in musculoskeletal disorders

More than a third (37.7%) of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) cases were connected to work in 2020, compared with just 1.4%...

Risk of hospital readmission high among discharged Covid-19 patients

People discharged from hospital following Covid-19 face a high risk of readmission and multiple organ dysfunction, according to research.
Almost...

Think-tank calls for development of ‘health hubs’ in town centres

‘Health hubs’ combining GP surgeries, health and social care services and gyms should be established in town centres where shops...

Few businesses monitoring the mental health of drivers

Only a quarter of businesses with staff who drive for work have measures in place to monitor the mental health...

Study finds link between daily alcohol consumption and irregular heart rhythm

Just half a pint of beer or a small glass of wine a day can increase the risk of irregular...

Call for FFP3 masks to be made available for all health workers

All health and social care staff potentially in contact with Covid-19 patients should be provided with FFP3 respirators in order...

Four in 10 intensive care staff experiencing PTSD

Nearly four in 10 NHS staff in intensive care units reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the first...

Study confirms link between physical activity and lower cardiovascular risk

Physical activity can be associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, with the greatest benefit seen among those who...

Lockdown screen time affecting eyesight of four in 10 staff

More than four in 10 working adults believe an increase in screen time during the Covid-19 pandemic has led to...

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