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Language skills – introducing the Occupational English Test to OH nursing

Brexit has put demand for overseas healthcare workers, including occupational health (OH) and occupational therapy (OT), firmly in the spotlight....

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CPD: The heat is on – managing thermal comfort and the menopause

5 Apr 2019

Menopausal symptoms can affect all older women and some aged below 45, and can pose challenges for individuals and employers...

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Occupational health research round-up: April 2019

5 Apr 2019

Poor sleep and job stressors
Employees reporting high numbers of job stressors, and who say they need longer to unwind...

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Mobile working – get smart about smartphone health and wellbeing

5 Apr 2019

We may all be increasingly connected to our smartphones, but delivering phone-based health and wellbeing benefits has to be about...

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Cost and poor understanding discourage investment in occupational health

3 Apr 2019

Cost, concerns about value for money and a lack of knowledge about what occupational health involves are among the reasons...

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Reading the runes for the future direction of occupational health

1 Mar 2019

The future direction of occupational health was a central talking point – and the subject of a keynote panel discussion...

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Call for incentives to make occupational health accessible for small firms

28 Feb 2019

The government should offer specific support and incentives for small businesses to increase occupational health access for the 16 million...

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How to manage conflict and confrontation

2 Feb 2019

Conflict and confrontation often occur together. Neither is very pleasant, but both are part of our working and home lives....

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Leading from the top – why boardroom buy-in is a must for effective wellbeing programmes

1 Feb 2019

Employers are increasingly recognising the value of implementing proactive wellbeing programmes. But if you are really serious about success, there...

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Improved occupational health access will help NHS achieve long-term goals

9 Jan 2019

Employers have a vital role to play in helping the NHS deliver plans that it hopes will prevent around 85,000...

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Is NHS occupational health at breaking point?

7 Dec 2018

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

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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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