Anxiety

NHS to launch mental health hubs for health workers

The NHS is set to open 40 dedicated mental health support hubs for healthcare workers across England, which will offer...

Staff more prepared for lockdown, but a fifth still anxious

22 Feb 2021

With prime minister Boris Johnson set later today to announce the timeframe for the UK’s first steps out of the...

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Menstruation: nine in 10 experience stress and anxiety while working

29 Jan 2021

Nine in 10 (89%) employees who menstruate have experienced anxiety or stress while working while on their period.
According to...

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Employers overestimating effectiveness of their health benefits, poll finds

29 Jan 2021

Three in five (63%) business leaders think employers have more responsibility for their workforce’s mental and physical health outside of...

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Four in 10 intensive care staff experiencing PTSD

13 Jan 2021

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

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Together alone: staying well as OH practitioners in challenging times

8 Jan 2021

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan explains how occupational health professionals can balance supporting the health needs of employers and employees while, at...

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One in five ‘long Covid’ sufferers still unable to work after six months

5 Jan 2021

Many people suffering with ‘long Covid’ are still unable to fully work six months after their initial coronavirus infection, according...

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BHSF conducts 3,500 remote health assessments for pandemic-hit firms

16 Dec 2020

Health and wellbeing provider BHSF has conducted 3,500 ‘contact free’ return-to-work medical assessments in the past six months.
Its occupational...

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Two in five senior leaders using drugs or alcohol to alleviate Covid-19 worries

9 Dec 2020

Two in five (38%) business leaders in the UK have turned to alcohol or drugs to cope with mental ill...

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Pandemic has exacerbated menopause symptoms, finds survey

7 Dec 2020

Lockdown measures have had a significant impact on women experiencing the menopause, but very few have spoken to their employer...

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Burnout and exhaustion stalk NHS response to Covid second wave

4 Dec 2020

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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Coronavirus: caring for the carers

4 Dec 2020

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

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CPD: How to build and embed resilience within your workplace

4 Dec 2020

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

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Long Covid: how health and wellbeing benefits can make a difference

30 Nov 2020

Long Covid can affect many areas of an employee’s life – and the health and wellbeing benefits and interventions offered...

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How to Spot the Signs of Three Major Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

25 Nov 2020

PROMOTED | COVID-19 has had a major impact on the UK’s mental health, something that will have devastating repercussions for years to come...

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