OH service delivery

Pandemic leads to increase in ‘stress smoking’

More than half of smokers are ‘stress smoking’ or smoking more because of extra strain brought on by the Covid-19...

How businesses, and OH, can better support menopausal women

15 Apr 2021

Menopausal women are the fastest growing demographic in the workplace, yet many struggle to manage the psychological and physiological changes...

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NHS OH team wins plaudits for staff wellbeing work during Covid

14 Apr 2021

The occupational health team at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust is celebrating after the trust was crowned “Health and Wellbeing...

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High pressure work a key business risk for 95% of organisations

14 Apr 2021

The majority of employers are now considering high pressure or high intensity work, which can have a detrimental effect on...

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Study exposes mental ill health among remote rotational workers

13 Apr 2021

A study has highlighted the impact remote rotational work can have on mental health, with a significant proportion of staff...

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A third receive mental health diagnosis after Covid-19

12 Apr 2021

One in three Covid-19 patients have received a brain or psychiatric disorder diagnosis within six months of contracting the virus,...

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NMC launches consultation into proposed new SCPHN education standards

12 Apr 2021

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has launched a public consultation on draft new education standards for specialist community public...

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OH the key to helping employers understand, and support, less well-known conditions

9 Apr 2021

Less common, or less well-known or understood, health conditions such as auto-immune diseases, ME, epilepsy and MS can often go...

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More than a million could have long Covid

6 Apr 2021

More than one million people in the UK were thought to have symptoms associated with long Covid at the beginning...

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CPD: supporting transgender people in work

1 Apr 2021

In the second article in her two-part series, Dawn Wyvern looks at practical ways employers, with the help of occupational...

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Occupational health and supporting employees through grief

1 Apr 2021

Jean Watkins discusses the importance of helping employees navigate the emotional and practical challenges that accompany a bereavement, so as...

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OHW+ a new home for your professional growth

1 Apr 2021

Next month (May) will see the launch of OHW+, a new digital platform for Occupational Health & Wellbeing. With curated...

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Seven in 10 hospitalised with Covid-19 still not recovered five months on

25 Mar 2021

Research finds many people hospitalised with Covid-19 are still struggling months later.

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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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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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