Mental health and stress

Occupational mental health: putting your house in order

In the follow-up to their article on the value of triage within mental health intervention in Occupational Health & Wellbeing...

Terrorism witnesses need psychological help sooner, study finds

4 Dec 2019

People affected by terrorist attacks need to access to more immediate psychological help, research has recommended.
A study into the...

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Few employees using mental health and wellbeing benefits

3 Dec 2019

Almost half (49%) of employers agree that poor mental health is the biggest health and wellbeing challenge they are facing,...

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‘Commit to mental health first aid in party manifestos’, politicians urged

19 Nov 2019

Politicians have been urged to commit to putting mental and physical first aid on an equal footing if they win...

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One worker in three considers leaving their job because of stress

6 Nov 2019

More than a third of employees (35%) have considered leaving their job because of work-related stress brought on by heavy...

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Sickness absence increases to 4.4 days per worker

6 Nov 2019

Employees lost an average of 4.4 working days in 2018 because of sickness or injury, according to the latest official...

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Mental health first aid benefits to be explored in academic study

4 Nov 2019

The impact that mental health first aid training has on employees and organisations is to be explored, as part of...

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GP consultation

Survey digs deeper into why doctors are at risk of burnout

1 Nov 2019

Psychological approach taken to gauge health professionals' feelings of disaffection.

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Stage struck – occupational health in the performing arts

1 Nov 2019

Often called “the original gig economy” because of its casual, self-employed and flexible working practices, the performing arts are an...

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Make mental health a priority for the construction industry

1 Nov 2019

In many areas and industries, the social stigma around talking about mental health is gradually fading, with more and more...

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Thirty leading companies sign up to mental health commitment

21 Oct 2019

Barclays, Royal Mail, and John Lewis pledge to promote staff wellbeing and good mental health.

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Around 300,000 leave work because of mental health, minister claims

17 Oct 2019

An estimated 300,000 people with mental health conditions fall out of work every year, the minister for disabled people has...

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Mandatory reporting would improve staff mental health, a third of firms say

8 Oct 2019

Almost a third (30%) of employers think mandatory reporting of workplace mental health statistics would help make organisations more accountable...

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engineers mental health

More than a fifth of engineers take time off because of mental health

4 Oct 2019

Almost one in five engineers has lost a colleague to suicide, while more than a fifth have had to take...

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Organisation-wide interventions needed to tackle ‘endemic’ NHS burnout

30 Sep 2019

Only organisation-wide interventions will help protect the wellbeing of doctors and avoid “endemic” burnout“ within the NHS, according to a...

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