Occupational Health & Wellbeing

Exodus of European nurses from UK is ‘major concern’

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has warned that it is seeing a “significant” increase in the number of European...

A quarter of older workers consider leaving because of their health

A quarter of people aged 55 or over with a health condition are considering leaving work, suggesting that employers are...

Violent assaults on ambulance staff up by more than a third

The number of violent assaults on ambulance staff rose by more than a third (34%) in four years, according to...

Teachers and students at risk of asbestos exposure in schools

A lack of uniformity in how asbestos exposure is dealt with in school academies is putting both staff and students...

Almost half of IT employees feel stressed out

Almost half (45%) of people working in IT feel stressed, as organisations try to tackle the increasing threat of cybercrime, ...

Wellbeing ‘auto-enrolment’ scheme could relieve burden on NHS

An auto-enrolment-style scheme for wellbeing programmes – funded in part by employers and in part by employees’ National Insurance contributions...

UK employers leading the way in offering mental health support

UK employers are more likely to offer mental health support to their staff than their counterparts around the globe, according...

Excess alcohol consumption can slash life expectancy by 30 minutes per glass

Every glass of wine or pint of beer over the daily recommended limit could shorten your life by 30 minutes,...

One in six workers with diabetes feel they have been discriminated against

One in six workers with diabetes feels they have been discriminated against at work because of their condition, the charity...

Younger people at highest risk of loneliness

One in 20 adults in England felt lonely “often or always” in 2016 and 2017, with younger people at the...

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