Mental health conditions

One in three managers seeks professional mental health support

12 Apr 2021

More than a third of managers at UK businesses have sought professional mental health support in the past year, with...

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Call for more social prescribing to tackle pandemic loneliness

6 Apr 2021

Access to social prescribing services must be expanded to help tackle the mental health consequences of loneliness and isolation caused...

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Survey exposes burnout ‘epidemic’ among managers

24 Mar 2021

Only a fifth of managers who have experienced feelings of burnout since the pandemic hit have sought medical support, a...

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NHS funding to enable further health support for frontline workers

19 Mar 2021

The £6.6 billion NHS funding package, announced by the government yesterday, will help the health service provide mental health and...

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One in four have not been asked about mental health during pandemic

19 Mar 2021

A quarter of employees say their employer has not checked the state of their wellbeing during the pandemic, despite swathes...

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Half on furlough report deterioration in mental health

16 Mar 2021

More than half of furloughed workers report that their mental health is worse now than it was during the first...

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Intensive care staff could leave profession if not given mental health support

16 Mar 2021

Half of staff working in intensive care units will need psychological support in order to deal with the trauma of...

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Four in 10 NHS staff unwell with work-related stress

15 Mar 2021

The proportion of NHS staff feeling unwell as a result of work-related stress continued to rise last year, particularly in...

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University and HE staff struggling with mental ill health

10 Mar 2021

Four out of five staff in universities and colleges are suffering with poor mental health and struggling with increased workloads...

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Pandemic could leave ‘a hidden epidemic’ of eating disorders

9 Mar 2021

The country could be facing a ‘hidden epidemic’ of eating disorders, as referrals to hospital and emergency admissions have increased...

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Nurses call for any NHS return to ‘normal’ not to overlook wellbeing

9 Mar 2021

Any return of the NHS to ‘normal service’ post pandemic must have the patient at its centre, but must also...

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Study into how pandemic has affected health and wellbeing of OH practitioners

8 Mar 2021

Occupational health practitioners are being encouraged to take part in research that is aiming to gauge the impact of the...

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Veterans to get specialist NHS mental health and rehab support

5 Mar 2021

Armed forces’ veterans suffering mental ill health will now be able to get specialist mental health and rehabilitation support, NHS...

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Workers with recurring conditions take 17 days off sick a year

4 Mar 2021

The average employee with a recurring medical condition, such as a chronic pain condition, takes 17 days of sick leave...

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Employers so focused on physical safety that mental health still being overlooked

2 Mar 2021

Employers are still overly focused on safeguarding the physical safety of employees at the cost of overlooking mental wellbeing, with...

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