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Occupational Health & Wellbeing research round-up: April 2020

Mental wellbeing after electric shock
Electricians experiencing electrical accidents at work report more problems with cognition and lower mental wellbeing...

OH&W Awards – ‘Occupational health has to be a combination of a clinical and a leadership role’

3 Apr 2020

As Occupational Health & Wellbeing gears up for the launch of its 2020 Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards next month...

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What might OH expect from workplace health Green Paper?

3 Apr 2020

The government has confirmed that OH professionals can expect a Green Paper on reforms to workplace health support and provision...

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Mental health first aid – a ticking time-bomb in the workplace?

3 Apr 2020

Putting in place mental health first aid (MHFA) is seen by many employers as a practical, relatively easy way to...

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Reflecting on the role, and value, of ‘good’ occupational health

3 Apr 2020

New to the profession, and as part of her BSc in occupational health, Rikki Scott researched and wrote this article...

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How occupational health may need to respond to a fast-changing working world

3 Apr 2020

From an ageing workforce through to remote working, rising self-employment and technological advances, employment is changing rapidly in the UK,...

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Testing times – how occupational health is responding to coronavirus

27 Mar 2020

The coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic has upended “normality” and resulted in an unprecedented social and economic lockdown. So how have occupational...

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First occupational health nurse apprenticeship set to be launched this summer

17 Mar 2020

The first Level 7 apprenticeship for occupational health nurses is set to be launched by the University of Derby this...

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Occupational Health & Wellbeing research round-up: March 2020

6 Mar 2020

Predicting occupational allergy in apprentices
Hairdressing and culinary apprentices are usually exposed to the same workplace agents, such as inhalant...

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The five ‘non-negotiables’ to getting a better, healthier night’s sleep

6 Mar 2020

At the 2019 Ruth Alston Memorial Lecture, physiologist and sleep therapist Dr Nerina Ramlakhan outlined why it is important occupational...

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Protecting occupational health practitioners from burnout

6 Mar 2020

Occupational health practitioners are at the frontline of supporting individuals in the workplace cope with physical and psychological issues. But...

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CPD: Back to work – managing and supporting severe low back pain

6 Mar 2020

Against the backdrop of a sedentary and ageing workforce working for longer, managing musculoskeletal disorders effectively is becoming an increasing...

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Why poor quality data is a barrier to better workplace health and wellbeing

7 Feb 2020

The fact HR professionals too often have little faith in their people data can derail employee or organisational health and...

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Power talking – using ‘conversational intelligence’ within occupational health

7 Feb 2020

Investing in ‘conversational intelligence’ (CI) training has transformed how the occupational health team at Barts in London communicates, collaborates, reports...

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CPD: the role of occupational health in return to work for an employee with MS

7 Feb 2020

Managing an employee with multiple sclerosis can be challenging, especially if they are working in a safety-critical capacity. Nancy Njuguna...

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