OH service delivery

Is NHS occupational health at breaking point?

An NHS England consultation on how to spend extra funding announced by the government last summer has cast a spotlight...

Ten ways employers can maximise their occupational health spend

7 Dec 2018

Occupational health can bring significant expertise to bear on a wide range of workplace health and wellbeing challenges. But, like...

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Message centre – understanding and articulating the occupational health ‘brand’

7 Dec 2018

Occupational health practitioners are, rightly, always focused on delivering excellence. But with government reviewing the future shape of OH, Nick...

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CPD: The importance of engaging with environmental controls

7 Dec 2018

Environmental management and oversight is not traditionally something considered to be within occupational health’s remit. But environmental management can have...

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Occupational health research round-up: November 2018

2 Nov 2018

Older workers with chronic disease
More people will be working with a chronic disease and poorer self-perceived health as working...

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How new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing could change the workplace health landscape

2 Nov 2018

October saw the launch of the new Faculty of Occupational Health Nursing. What exactly is it, how will it work...

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How technology is helping us to rethink workplace health

2 Nov 2018

Health technology integration in the workplace is moving at pace, and is changing how companies think about and implement employee...

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OH provision for small employers could help disabled people into work

29 Oct 2018

Occupational health provision needs to be made more accessible to smaller organisations to help increase the employment rate among those...

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Occupational health research round-up: October 2018

5 Oct 2018

Developing a workplace mental health checklist
North American academics have developed a checklist to help line managers recognise changes in...

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Disappearing spires – why have OH university courses dropped by half this year?

5 Oct 2018

As the new academic year gets underway, shock new statistics have revealed that university occupational health courses are down by...

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Cuts are putting a question mark over future of NHS occupational health

3 Oct 2018

NHS occupational health services cannot be sustained against a backdrop of continuing annual reductions in funding, occupational medicine and occupational...

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Drivers working in gig economy not provided with safety training

24 Sep 2018

A study into drivers working as part of the “gig economy” has highlighted the importance of businesses treating the management...

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Resource management – court case highlights occupational health grey area

7 Sep 2018

A healthcare provider has recently been fined more than half-a-million pounds because its internal occupational health service was not deemed...

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Understanding careers in occupational health

7 Sep 2018

Occupational health can offer a huge variety of career and development routes and opportunities. The Society of Occupational Medicine is...

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Why a Brexit-fuelled government collapse may be bad news for occupational health

4 Jul 2018

Whatever you may feel about Brexit, there is an argument that occupational health practitioners should be willing and hoping Theresa...

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