OH employment law

Returning to work after cancer treatment: case study of healthcare worker 

2 Jan 2016

Occupational health can play a key role when an employee is returning to the workplace after cancer treatment. Emily Gilkes...

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discrimination arising from disability

Discrimination arising from disability: withdrawal of job offer over epilepsy

29 Oct 2015

An employer did not commit discrimination arising from disability against a job applicant whose job offer to work at a...

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MoD dismissal of sick worker who appeared as medium judged fair

21 Sep 2015

A Ministry of Defence (MoD) employee was fairly dismissed for making public appearances as a medium while on sick leave,...

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Employee consent and health information: Who needs to know?

1 Jun 2014

Occupational health adviser Lorraine Warren looks at the sometimes difficult issue of when to divulge patient information.
Consent is a...

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NHS fails to follow law on sharps use

2 Apr 2014

One-third of NHS trusts are failing to instruct staff to use safety devices “wherever possible” in their sharps policies, despite...

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Preparing for giving legal evidence

25 Feb 2014

Standing in front of a tribunal to give evidence can be a daunting prospect. Jenny Mason looks at what an...

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Protecting staff with workplace health surveillance

5 Feb 2014

It is essential that employers adopt robust and legally compliant health surveillance programmes to protect their staff. Jenny Mason explains....

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