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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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Report sounds alarm over reduction in heart prescriptions and procedures

11 Mar 2021

There could be 12,000 additional heart attacks and strokes in England in the next five years due to a reduction...

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‘Up to a million’ will need long Covid rehabilitation

9 Mar 2021

Senior health professionals have suggested that up to a million people will need treatment for long Covid, which will place...

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Study into how pandemic has affected health and wellbeing of OH practitioners

8 Mar 2021

Occupational health practitioners are being encouraged to take part in research that is aiming to gauge the impact of the...

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CPD: Transition period – supporting employees through gender transitioning

5 Mar 2021

The process of gender transitioning is complex and not undertaken lightly. As Dawn Wyvern explains in the first of a...

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How might Covid-19 change occupational health?

5 Mar 2021

There are undoubtedly still pandemic challenges ahead but are there lessons that OH can already begin to learn from 2020?...

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Why a wellbeing recovery, as well as an economic one, will be needed post pandemic

5 Mar 2021

The economic cost of the pandemic is not yet fully clear, even if the final bill is likely to eye-watering....

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Why the vaccine sprint may soon turn into a marathon

4 Mar 2021

The rollout of the Covid-19 vaccines has, so far, been a notable success story in what has been an extremely...

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NHS to launch mental health hubs for health workers

1 Mar 2021

The NHS is set to open 40 dedicated mental health support hubs for healthcare workers across England, which will offer...

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Early mobility may aid severe Covid-19 recovery

24 Feb 2021

Exercise and getting people mobile early on in their rehabilitation from severe Covid-19 may help improve recovery, research has indicated....

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